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

Figure 7.3: Most Serious Offence—Open and Secure Custody

This is a pie chart which illustrates the percentage of the most serious offences attributed to Saskatchewan Aboriginal youth in open and secure custody on snapshot day.

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

  • 33% of Saskatchewan Aboriginal youth in open and secure custody committed a persons offence
  • 52% of Saskatchewan Aboriginal youth in open and secure custody committed a property offence
  • 13% of Saskatchewan Aboriginal youth in open and secure custody committed an other Criminal Code offence
  • 1% of Saskatchewan Aboriginal youth in open and secure custody committed either a drug offence or a federal/provincial statute offence

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

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