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

Chapter 3 - Atlantic (continued) - Tables

Table 3.1 - General Characteristics of Aboriginal Youth in Custody

Gender
Variable N 4%
Male 19 86%
Female 3 14%
Total 22 100%
Age
Variable N 4%
12 - -
13 - -
314 4 18%
15 3 14%
16 6 27%
17 6 26%
18+ - -
Total 22 100%
Aboriginal Origin
Variable N 4%
First Nations 9 41%
Metis - -
Inuit 10 45%
Innu 3 14%
Inuvialuit - -
Other - -
Total 22 100%
Aboriginal Status [1.1]
Variable N 4%
Status Indian 8 89%
Non-Status Indian - -
Total 9 100%
Language
Variable N 4%
English 21 95%
Aboriginal 15 68%
French - -
Other - -
Total [1.2] 22 164%
  • [1.1] Aboriginal Status missing for 14 youth.
  • [1.2] Total does not add up to 100% (or 22 youth) in custody because of multiple answers.

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

Table 3.2 Offence Type and Gender by Most Serious Offence (MSO) and Most Serious Charge (MSC)

MSO
Offence Type Male Female Total
N % N % N %
Person 9 64% - - 9 53%
Property 4 29% 3 100% 7 41%
Drugs - - - - - -
Other Criminal Code - - - - - -
Federal/Provincial Statutes - - - - - -
Total MSO 14 100% 3 100% 17 100%
MSC
Offence Type Male Female Total
N % N % N %
Person 3 50% - - 3 50%
Property 3 50% - - 3 50%
Drugs - - - - - -
Other Criminal Code - - - - - -
Federal/Provincial Statutes - - - - - -
Total MSC 6 100% - - 6 100%

-: Number too small to be expressed.
Source: One-Day Snapshot of Aboriginal Youth in Custody (2001)
Prepared by Research and Statistics Division, Department of Justice Canada .

Table 3.3 Offence Type and Age by Most Serious Offence (MSO) and Most Serious Charge (MSC)

MSO
Offence Type 14-15 16-17
N % N %
Person 4 67% 3 33%
Property 2 33% 5 56%
Drugs - - - -
Other CC - - - -
Fed/Prov Statutes - - - -
Total MSO 6 100% 9 100%
MSC
Offence Type 14-15 16-17
N % N %
Person - - - -
Property - - - -
Drugs - - - -
Other CC - - - -
Fed/Prov Statutes - - - -
Total MSC - - 3 100%

"Age Group 12-13" and "Age Group 18+" categories were suppressed due to small numbers.
3-1 Data missing for 1 youth.
-: Number too small to be expressed.
Source: One-Day Snapshot of Aboriginal Youth in Custody (2001)
Prepared by Research and Statistics Division, Department of Justice Canada .

Table 3.4 Sentence Length by Age
Sentence Length 14-15 16-17 TOTAL
N % N % N %
1-99 days - - - - 5 29%
100-249 days - - - - - -
250-299 days 3 50% - - 3 18%
300-399 days - - 4 44% 5 29%
400+ days - - - - - -
TOTAL 6 100% 9 100% 17 100%

Age Group 12-13 and Age Group 18+ were suppressed due to small numbers.
Data was missing for 5 youth due to remand status.
-: Number too small to be expressed.
Source: One-Day Snapshot of Aboriginal Youth in Custody (2001)
Prepared by Research and Statistics Division, Department of Justice Canada .

Table 3.5 Location Type and Age by Pre-Custody Location, Offence Location and Post-Custody Location

Pre-Custody Location
Location Type 14-15 16-17 TOTAL
N % N % N %
Aboriginal Reserve - - 5 42% 8 36%
Inuit Community 3 43% 3 25% 7 32%
Town - - 3 25% 6 27%
City - - - - - -
Unknown/Other - - - - - -
Total Pre-Custody 7 100% 12 100% 22 100%
Offence Location
Location Type 14-15 16-17 TOTAL
N % N % N %
Aboriginal Reserve - - 4 36% 6 27%
Inuit Community 3 50% 4 36% 8 36%
Town 3 50% 3 27% 7 32%
City - - - - - -
Unknown/Other - - - - - -
Total Offence 6 100% 11 100% 22 100%
Post-Custody Location
Location Type 14-15 16-17 TOTAL
N % N % N %
Aboriginal Reserve - - 5 42% 8 36%
Inuit Community 3 100% 4 33% 7 32%
Town - - 3 25% 6 27%
City - - - - - -
Unknown/Other - - - - - -
Total Post-Custody 3 100% 12 100% 22 100%

"Age Group 12-13" and "Age Group 18+" were suppressed due to small numbers.
-: Number too small to be expressed.
Source: One-Day Snapshot of Aboriginal Youth in Custody (2001)
Prepared by Research and Statistics Division, Department of Justice Canada .

Table 3.5a Location by Pre-Custody, Offence and Post-Custody Location

Pre-Custody Location
Location Total Aboriginal Youth in Location Total Aboriginal Youth in Custody % Youth in Custody VS Youth in Location
Davis Inlet 50 N/A N/A
Goose Bay 130 N/A N/A
Hopedale 70 N/A N/A
Nain 100 6 6%
Sheshatshiu 135 N/A N/A
Eskasoni 330 N/A N/A
Indian Brook 120 N/A N/A
Wagmatcook 50 N/A N/A
Eel River Bar 30 N/A N/A
Rexton 0 N/A N/A
Tobique First Nation 105 N/A N/A
Offence Location
Location Total Aboriginal Youth in Location Total Aboriginal Youth in Custody % Youth in Custody VS Youth in Location
Davis Inlet 50 N/A N/A
Goose Bay 130 N/A N/A
Hopedale 70 N/A N/A
Nain 100 7 7%
Sheshatshiu 135 N/A N/A
Morell 0 N/A N/A
Eskasoni 330 N/A N/A
Indian Brook 120 N/A N/A
Wagmatcook 50 N/A N/A
Dalhousie 20 N/A N/A
Richibucto 175 N/A N/A
Tobique First Nation 105 N/A N/A
Post-Custody Location
Location Total Aboriginal Youth in Location Total Aboriginal Youth in Custody % Youth in Custody VS Youth in Location
Davis Inlet 50 N/A N/A
Goose Bay 130 N/A N/A
Hopedale 70 N/A N/A
Nain 100 6 6%
Sheshatshiu 135 N/A N/A
Eskasoni 330 N/A N/A
Indian Brook 120 N/A N/A
Wagmatcook 50 N/A N/A
Eel River Bar 30 N/A N/A
Rexton 0 N/A N/A
Tobique First Nation 105 N/A N/A

Note: Data from locations with less than five (5) Aboriginal youth in custody on Snapshot Day were suppressed due to confidentiality issues.
Source: 1996 Census of Population, Statistics Canada and One-Day Snapshot of Aboriginal Youth in Custody (2001).
Prepared by Research and Statistics Division, Department of Justice Canada .

Table 3.6 Location Type and Most Serious Offence (MSO) Type by Pre-Custody Location, Offence Location and Post-Custody Location

Pre-custody Location
Offence Type Aboriginal Reserve Inuit Community Town Grand Total
N % N % N % N %
Person - - 5 71% - - 9 53%
Property 3 60% - - - - 7 41%
Drugs - - - - - - - -
Other CC - - - - - - - -
Fed/Prov Statutes - - - - - - - -
Total Pre-Custody 5 100% 7 100% 4 100% 17 100%
Offence Location
Offence Type Aboriginal Reserve Inuit Community Town Grand Total
N % N % N % N %
Person - - 5 63% - - 9 53%
Property - - - - 3 60% 7 41%
Drugs - - - - - - - -
Other CC - - - - - - - -
Fed/Prov Statutes - - - - - - - -
Total Offence 3 100% 8 100% 5 100% 17 100%
Post-Custody Location
Offence Type Aboriginal Reserve Inuit Community Town Grand Total
N % N % N % N %
Person - - 4 57% - - 9 53%
Property 3 60% - - - - 7 41%
Drugs - - - - - - - -
Other CC - - - - - - - -
Fed/Prov Statutes - - - - - - - -
Total Post-Custody 5 100% 7 100% 4 100% 17 100%

"City" and "Don't know/Other" categories were suppressed due to small numbers.
-: Number too small to be expressed.
Source: One-Day Snapshot of Aboriginal Youth in Custody (2001)
Prepared by Research and Statistics Division, Department of Justice Canada .

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