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

Figure 8.5: Sentence Length Being Served on Snapshot Day

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

The Y axis is measured in percentages and increases in increments of 5 from 0 to 25.

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+.

  • 1% of Alberta Aboriginal youth were sentenced to custody for 1-49 days
  • 23% of Alberta Aboriginal youth were sentence to custody for 50-99 days
  • 15% of Alberta Aboriginal youth were sentenced to custody for 100-149 days
  • 19% of Alberta Aboriginal youth were sentenced to custody for 150-199 days
  • 3% of Alberta Aboriginal youth were sentenced to custody for 200-249 days
  • 11% of Alberta Aboriginal youth were sentenced to custody for 250-299 days
  • 16% of Alberta Aboriginal youth were sentenced to custody for 300-399 days
  • 6% of Alberta Aboriginal youth were sentenced to custody for 400-499
  • 7% of Alberta Aboriginal youth were sentenced to custody for 500-749 days
  • 0% of Alberta Aboriginal youth were sentenced to custody for 750-999 days
  • 1% of Alberta Aboriginal youth were sentenced to custody for 1000+ days

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

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