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

Figure 3: Custodial Status of Aboriginal and Non-Aboriginal Youth

This is a horizontal bar graph that shows the custodial status for Aboriginal youth and non-Aboriginal youth.

The x-axis shows the percentage of youth in custody by intervals of 5, from 0 to 50.

The y-axis is divided into 3 categories, from top to bottom: secure custody, open custody and remand. Each category is subdivided into two categories, from top to bottom: non-Aboriginal youth and Aboriginal youth.

  • Approximately 34% of youth serving secure custody sentences were Aboriginal youth and approximately 29% were non-Aboriginal youth;
  • Approximately 32% of youth serving open custody sentences were Aboriginal youth and approximately 33% were non-Aboriginal youth;
  • Approximately 39% of youth on remand were Aboriginal youth and approximately 43% were non-Aboriginal youth.
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