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

Chapter 4 - Quebec (continued) - Tables

Table 4.1 - General Characteristics of Aboriginal Youth in Custody

Gender
Variable N %
Male 20 100%
Total 20 100%
Age
Variable N %
12 - -
13 - -
14 - -
15 5 25%
16 6 30%
17 6 30%
18+ - -
Total 20 100%
Aboriginal Origin [1]
Variable N %
First Nations 15 79%
Metis 3 16%
Inuit - -
Innu - -
Inuvialuit - -
Other - -
Total 19 95%
Aboriginal Status [2]
Variable N %
Status Indian 10 67%
Non-Status Indian - -
Total 15 100%
Language [3]
Variable N %
English 5 25%
Aboriginal 12 60%
French 17 85%
Other - -
Total [4] 20 170%

Note: Only Aboriginal Male Youth were in custody on Snapshot Day.

  • [1] Aboriginal Origin missing for 1 youth.
  • [2] Aboriginal Status missing for 10 youth.
  • [3] Language missing for 1 youth.
  • [4] Total does not add up to 100% (or 20 youth) in custody because of multiple answers.
  • -: 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 4.2 Offence Type and Gender by Most Serious Offence (MSO) and Most Serious Charge (MSC)

MSO
Offence Type Total
N %
Person 11 69%
Property 5 31%
Drugs - -
Other Criminal Code - -
Federal/Provincial Statutes - -
Total MSO 16 100%
MSC
Offence Type Total
N %
Person 3 50%
Property - -
Drugs - -
Other Criminal Code - -
Federal/Provincial Statutes - -
Total MSC 6 100%

Note: Only Aboriginal Male Youth were in custody on Snapshot Day.
-: 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 4.3 Selected Violent and Property Offences by Gender and Most Serious Offence (MSO)

MSO - Offences against the person
Offence Type Total
N %
Murder and Attempted Murder - -
Aggravated Assault - -
Assault with weapon/causing bodily harm - -
Assault - -
Sexual Offences 5 45%
Robbery - -
Other violent offences - -
Total 11 100%
MSO - Property Offences
Offence Type Total
N %
B&E 3 60%
Theft - -
Possession Stolen Goods - -
Other property offences - -
Total 5 100%

Note: Only Aboriginal Male Youth were in custody on Snapshot Day.
MSC data by gender were suppressed due to small numbers (N=5)
-: 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 4.4 Offence Type and Age by Most Serious Offence (MSO) and Most Serious Charge (MSC)

MSC
Offence Type 14-15 16-17
N % N %
Person - - 8 89%
Property 3 60% - -
Drugs - - - -
Other CC - - - -
Fed/Prov Statutes - - - -
Total MSO 5 100% 9 100%
MSC
Offence Type 14-15 16-17
N % N %
Person - - 3 60%
Property - - - -
Drugs - - - -
Other CC - - - -
Fed/Prov Statutes - - - -
Total MSC - - 5 60%

Age Group 12-13 and "Age Group 18+" 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 .

Table 4.5 Sentence Length by Age
Sentence Length 14-15 16-17 TOTAL
N % N % N %
1-149 days - - - - - -
150-199 days - - - - 3 19%
200-249 days - - - - - -
250-399 days 3 60% 5 56% 8 50%
400+ days - - - - - -
500-749 days - - - - - -
750-999 days - - - - - -
1000+ days - - - - - -
TOTAL 5 60% 9 56% 16 100%

Age Group 12-13 and "Age Group 18+" categories were suppressed due to small numbers.
Data was missing for 4 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 4.6 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 83% 7 58% 14 70%
Inuit Community - - - - - -
Town - - - - - -
City - - 4 33% 4 20%
Unknown/Other - - - - - -
Total Pre-Custody 6 100% 12 100% 20 100%
Offence Location
Location Type 14-15 16-17 TOTAL
N % N % N %
Aboriginal Reserve 4 67% 7 58% 13 65%
Inuit Community - - - - - -
Town - - - - - -
City - - - - 5 25%
Unknown/Other - - - - - -
Total Offence 6 100% 12 100% 20 100%
Post-Custody Location
Location Type 14-15 16-17 TOTAL
N % N % N %
Aboriginal Reserve 4 67% 8 67% 14 70%
Inuit Community - - - - - -
Town - - - - - -
City - - - - 4 20%
Unknown/Other - - - - - -
Total Post-Custody 6 100% 12 100% 20 100%

Age Group 12-13 and "Age Group 18+" 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 .

Table 4.7 Location Type and Gender by Pre-Custody Location, Offence Location and Post-Custody Location

Pre-Custody Location
Location Type Total
N %
Aboriginal Reserve 14 70%
Inuit Community - -
Town - -
City 4 20%
Unknown/Other - -
Total Pre-Custody 20 100%
Offence Location
Location Type Total
N %
Aboriginal Reserve 13 65%
Inuit Community - -
Town - -
City 5 25%
Unknown/Other - -
Total Offence 20 100%
Post-Custody Location
Location Type Total
N %
Aboriginal Reserve 14 70%
Inuit Community - -
Town - -
City 4 20%
Unknown/Other - -
Total Post-Custody 20 100%

Note: Only Aboriginal Male Youth were in custody on Snapshot Day.
-: 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 4.7a 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
Obedjiwan 190 6 3%
Offence Location
Location Total Aboriginal Youth in Location Total Aboriginal Youth in Custody % Youth in Custody VS Youth in Location
Obedjiwan 190 6 3%
Post-Custody Location
Location Total Aboriginal Youth in Location Total Aboriginal Youth in Custody % Youth in Custody VS Youth in Location
Obedjiwan 190 5 3%

Note: All locations with less than five (5) Aboriginal youth in custody on Snapshot Day were excluded 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 4.8 Location Type and Most Serious Offence (MSO) Type by Pre-Custody Location, Offence Location and Post-Custody Location

Pre-custody Location
Offence Type Total
N %
Person 11 69%
Property 5 31%
Drugs - -
Other CC - -
Fed/Prov Statutes - -
Total Pre-Custody 16 100%
Offence Location
Offence Type Total
N %
Person 11 69%
Property 5 31%
Drugs - -
Other CC - -
Fed/Prov Statutes - -
Total Offence 16 100%
Post-Custody Location
Offence Type Total
N %
Person 11 69%
Property 5 31%
Drugs - -
Other CC - -
Fed/Prov Statutes - -
Total Post-Custody 16 100%

All "Location Types" 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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