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

Figure 2: Absolute Numbers of Aboriginal Youth in 2000 Snapshot and 2003 Snapshot

This is a horizontal bar graph that shows the absolute number of Aboriginal youth in custody in the 2000 snapshot and in the 2003 snapshot.

The x-axis shows the absolute number of Aboriginal youth in custody, by intervals of 25, from 0 to 300.

The y-axis is divided into 13 categories, representing the provinces/administrations. From top to bottom: Nunavut, Northwest Territories, Yukon, British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland and Canada. Each category is subdivided into two categories, from top to bottom: 2000 snapshot and 2003 snapshot.

In the 2000 snapshot

  • In Nunavut, in the 2000 snapshot, approximately 13 youth were in custody; in the 2003 snapshot, approximately 15 youth were in custody.
  • In the Northwest Territories, in the 2000 snapshot, approximately 90 youth were in custody; in the 2003 snapshot, approximately 30 youth were in custody.
  • In the Yukon, in the 2000 snapshot, approximately 15 youth were in custody; in the 2003 snapshot, approximately 10 youth were in custody.
  • In British Columbia, in the 2000 snapshot, approximately 90 youth were in custody; in the 2003 snapshot, approximately 60 youth were in custody.
  • In Alberta, in the 2000 snapshot, approximately 112 youth were in custody; in the 2003 snapshot, approximately 85 youth were in custody.
  • In Saskatchewan, in the 2000 snapshot, approximately 262 youth were in custody; in the 2003 snapshot, approximately 205 youth were in custody.
  • In Manitoba, in the 2000 snapshot, approximately 265 youth were in custody; in the 2003 snapshot, approximately 137 youth were in custody.
  • In Ontario, in the 2000 snapshot, approximately 270 youth were in custody; in the 2003 snapshot, approximately 165 youth were in custody.
  • In New Brunswick, in the 2000 snapshot, approximately 5 youth were in custody; in the 2003 snapshot, approximately 3 youth were in custody.
  • In Nova Scotia, in the 2000 snapshot, approximately 3 youth were in custody; in the 2003 snapshot, approximately 10 youth were in custody.
  • In Prince Edward Island, in the 2000 snapshot, no youth were in custody; in the 2003 snapshot, no youth were in custody.
  • In Newfoundland, in the 2000 snapshot, approximately 17 youth were in custody; in the 2003 snapshot, approximately 5 youth were in custody.
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