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

Figure 5.5: Most Serious Charge—Remand

This is a pie chart which illustrates the percentage of most serious charges committed by Ontario Aboriginal youth serving remand on the snapshot day.

This pie chart is divided into four categories, which stand for each type of offence. The four categories are as follows: “Person”, “Property”, “other CC” and “federal/provincial statute”.

  • 43% of Ontario Aboriginal youth in remand were charged with a persons offence
  • 34% of Ontario Aboriginal youth in remand were charged with a property offence
  • 21% of Ontario Aboriginal youth in remand were charged with an other CC offence
  • 2% of Ontario Aboriginal youth in remand were charged with a federal/provincial statute offence

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

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