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

Figure 9.2: Age and Gender Distribution of Aboriginal Youth in Custody on Snapshot Day

This is a vertical bar chart which illustrates age and gender distribution of British Columbia Aboriginal youth in custody on Snapshot day.

The Y axis is measured in percentages and increases in increments of 10 from 0 to 60.

The Y axis is divided by 4 categories (age groups), from left to right: 12-13, 14-15, 16-17 and 18+. Each category is divided by 2 sub-categories, from left to right: male and female.

  • 3% of British Columbia Aboriginal youth in custody between 12-13 years of age on Snapshot day were male and 0% were female
  • 31% of British Columbia Aboriginal youth in custody between 14-15 years of age on Snapshot day were male and 42% were female
  • 51% of British Columbia Aboriginal youth in custody between 16-17 years of age on Snapshot day were male and 46% were female
  • 16% of British Columbia Aboriginal youth in custody 18+ years of age on Snapshot day were male and 12% were female

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

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