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

Figure 8.4: Most Serious Offence—Remand

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

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

  • 38% of Alberta Aboriginal youth in remand committed a persons offence
  • 42% of Alberta Aboriginal youth in remand committed a property offence
  • 7% of Alberta Aboriginal youth in remand committed an other CC offence
  • 11% of Alberta Aboriginal youth in remand committed a federal/provincial statute offence
  • 2% of Alberta Aboriginal youth in remand committed a drug offence

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

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