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

Figure 7.1: Facility Type

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

The X axis is measured in percentages and increases in increments of 10 from 0 to 90.

The Y axis is divided by 4 categories (facility types), from top to bottom:, foster/community home, secure/open and detention/custody centre, child care establishment and community residential centre.

  • 72% of Saskatchewan Region Aboriginal youth were registered in a foster/community home
  • 15%% of Saskatchewan Region Aboriginal youth were registered in a secure/open and detention/custody centre
  • 2% of Saskatchewan Region Aboriginal youth were registered in a child care institution
  • 2% of Saskatchewan Region Aboriginal youth were registered in a community residential centre

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

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