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

Figure 5.6: Sentence Length Being Served on Snapshot Day

This is a vertical bar chart which illustrates the lengths of sentences being served by Ontario Aboriginal youth on snapshot day.

The Y axis is measured in percentages and increases in increments of 5 from 0 to 35.

The X axis is divided by 11 categories, from left to right: 1-49, 50-99, 100-149, 150-199, 200-249, 250-299, 300-399, 400-499, 500-749, 750-999 and 1000+.

  • 28% of Ontario Aboriginal youth were sentenced to custody for 50-99 days
  • 18% of Ontario Aboriginal youth were sentence to custody for 150-199 days
  • 10% of Ontario Aboriginal youth were sentenced to custody for 100-149 days
  • 9% of Ontario Aboriginal youth were sentenced to custody for both 1-49 days and 300-399 days
  • 8% of Ontario Aboriginal youth were sentenced to custody for 200-249 days
  • 7% of Ontario Aboriginal youth were sentenced to custody for 250-299 days
  • 3% of Ontario Aboriginal youth were sentenced to custody for both 400-499 and 500-749 days
  • 2% of Ontario Aboriginal youth were sentenced to custody for 1000+ days
  • 1% of Ontario Aboriginal youth were sentenced to custody for 750-999 days

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

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