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

Figure 5.2: Age and Gender Distribution of Aboriginal Youth in Custody on Snapshot Day

This is a vertical bar chart which illustrates age and gender distribution of Ontario Aboriginal youth in custody on snapshot day.

The Y axis is measured in percentages and increases in increments of 20 from 0 to 60.

The X axis is divided by 4 categories, from left to right: 12-13, 14-15, 16-17 and 18+. Each category is divided by 2 sub-categories, from left to right: male and female.

  • 53% of Ontario Aboriginal youth in custody on snapshot day aged 14-15 were female and 31% were male
  • 47% of Ontario Aboriginal youth in custody on snapshot day aged 16-17 were male and 40% were female
  • 14% of Ontario Aboriginal youth in custody on snapshot day aged 18+ were male and 0% were female
  • 6% of Ontario Aboriginal youth in custody on snapshot day aged 12-13 were male and 7% were female

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

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