A One-Day Snapshot of Aboriginal Youth in Custody Across Canada

Figure 5.1: Facility Type

This is a horizontal bar chart which illustrates the types of facilities in which Ontario Aboriginal youth were registered on Snapshot day.

The X axis is measured in percentages and increases in increments of 10 from 0 to 70.

The Y axis is divided by 7 categories (facility types), from top to bottom: secure/open custody centre, foster/community home, group home, community residential centre, treatment centre, child care establishment and forest/wilderness.

  • 59% of Ontario Region Aboriginal youth were registered in a secure/open and detention/custody centre
  • 14%% of Ontario Region Aboriginal youth were registered in a foster/community home
  • 14% of Ontario Region Aboriginal youth were registered in a group home
  • 8% of Ontario Region Aboriginal youth were registered in a community residential center
  • 3% of Ontario Region Aboriginal youth were registered in a treatment centre
  • 1% of Ontario Region Aboriginal youth were registered in a child care establishment
  • 1% of Ontario Region Aboriginal youth lived in the forest/wilderness

Source: One-Day Snapshot of Aboriginal Youth in Custody (2001).

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