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

Chapter 10 - Territories (continued)

10.5 Most Serious Charge

Figure 10.3 and table 10.2 describes the most serious charge/alleged offence committed by Aboriginal youth serving remand on Snapshot day. In the Territories, there were only 7 youth on remand, of which 57% were charged for a property-related offence and 43% for crimes against the person. [1]

Figure 10.4 Most Serious Charge - Remand

Figure 10.4 - Most Serious Charge - Remand
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Source: One-Day Snapshot of Aboriginal Youth in Custody (2001).
Prepared by: Research and Statistics Division, Department of Justice Canada .


[1] Due to small cell sizes, an analysis of MSC by gender and age was not conducted. Further, the analysis of MSC involves much smaller numbers in comparison to MSO; hence, the figures in this section are more susceptible to large fluctuations when calculating proportions (they are more volatile).

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