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

Figure 5.8: Where the Offence was committed or Allegedly Committed

This is a pie chart which illustrates where the Ontario snapshot youth committed or allegedly committed the offence for their current admission.

This pie chart is divided into four categories, which stand for each location: city, town, doesn’t know/other and aboriginal reserve.

  • 68% of Ontario Aboriginal youth committed or allegedly committed the offence for their current admission in a city
  • 26% of Ontario Aboriginal youth committed or allegedly committed the offence for their current admission on an Aboriginal reserve
  • 17% of Ontario Aboriginal youth committed or allegedly committed the offence for their current admission in a town
  • 0.4% of Ontario Aboriginal youth didn’t know where they committed or allegedly committed the offence for their current admission or they committed or allegedly committed the offence in an other location

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

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