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

Chapter 7 - Saskatchewan (continued) - Tables

Table 7.1 - General Characteristics of Aboriginal Youth in Custody

Gender [1.1]
Variable N %
Male 219 83%
Female 44 17%
Total 263 100%

Age
Variable N %
12 3 1%
13 14 5%
14 26 10%
15 46 17%
16 71 27%
17 74 28%
18+ 30 11%
Total 264 100%

Aboriginal Origin [1.2]
Variable N %
First Nations 213 83%
Metis 41 16%
Inuit - -
Innu - -
Inuvialuit - -
Other - -
Total 257 100%

Aboriginal Status [1.3]
Variable N %
Status Indian 204 93%
Non-Status Indian 15 7%
Total 219 100%

Language
Variable N %
English 228 86%
Aboriginal 43 16%
French - -
Other - -
Total [1.4] 264 103%
  • [1.1] Gender missing for 1 youth.
  • [1.2] Aboriginal Origin missing for 7 youth.
  • [1.3] Aboriginal Status missing for 45 youth.
  • [1.4] Total does not add up to 100% (or 264 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 7.2 Offence Type and Gender by Most Serious Offence (MSO) and Most Serious Charge (MSC)

MSO [2.1]
Offence Type Male Female Total
N % N % N %
Person 55 30% 13 48% 68 33%
Property 101 56% 8 30% 109 52%
Drugs - - - - - -
Other Criminal Code 22 12% 5 19% 27 13%
Federal/Provincial Statutes - - - - 3 1%
Total MSO 182 100% 27 100% 209 100%

MSC
Offence Type Male Female Total
N % N % N %
Person 13 33% 12 71% 25 45%
Property - - - - 20 36%
Drugs - - - - - -
Other Criminal Code 5 13% 4 24% 9 16%
Federal/Provincial Statutes - - - - - -
Total MSC 39 100% 17 100% 56 100%

[2.1] Data was 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 7.3 Selected Violent and Property Offences by Gender and Most Serious Offence (MSO) and Most Serious Charge (MSC)

MSO - Offences against the person
Offence Type Male Female Total
N % N % N %
Murder and Attempted Murder - - - - - -
Aggravated Assault - - - - - -
Assault w/weapon/causing bodily harm 13 24% 7 54% 20 29%
Assault 7 13% 3 23% 10 15%
Sexual Offences 8 15% - - 8 12%
Robbery 21 38% 3 23% 24 35%
Other violent offences 4 7% - - 4 6%
Total 55 100% 13 100% 68 100%

MSO - Property Offences
Offence Type Male Female Total
N % N % N %
B&E 55 58% 6 100% 61 56%
Theft 30 32% - - 30 28%
Possession Stolen Goods - - - - 10 9%
Other property offences - - - - 8 7%
Total 101 100% 8 100% 109 100%

MSC - Offences against the person
Offence Type Male Female Total
N % N % N %
Murder and Attempted Murder - - - - 4 16%
Aggravated Assault - - 4 33% 5 20%
Assault w/weapon/causing bodily harm - - 3 25% 3 12%
Assault 3 23% 4 33% 7 28%
Sexual Offences 4 31% - - 5 20%
Robbery - - - - - -
Other violent offences - - - - - -
Total 13 100% 12 100% 25 100%

Property Offences
Offence Type Male Female Total
N % N % N %
B&E - - - - 11 55%
Theft - - - - 3 15%
Possession Stolen Goods - - - - - -
Other property offences - - - - 4 20%
Total - - - - 20 100%

-: 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 7.4 Offence Type and Age by Most Serious Offence (MSO) and Most Serious Charge (MSC)

MSO [4.1]
Offence Type 12-13 14-15 16-17 18+
N % N % N % N %
Person - - 14 25% 39 35% 14 48%
Property 9 69% 36 63% 52 47% 12 41%
Drugs - - - - - - - -
Other CC - - 6 11% 17 15% - -
Fed/Prov Statutes - - - - - - - -
Total MSO 13 100% 57 100% 111 100% 29 100%

MSC [4.2]
Offence Type 12-13 14-15 16-17 18+
N % N % N % N %
Person - - 7 41% 16 49% - -
Property - - 9 53% 11 33% - -
Drugs - - - - - - - -
Other CC 3 75% - - 4 12% - -
Fed/Prov Statutes - - - - - - - -
Total MSC 4 100% 17 100% 33 100% - -
  • [4.1] Data was missing for 2 youth.
  • [4.2] Data was 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 7.5 Sentence Length by Age
Sentence Length 14-15 16-17 18+ TOTAL
N % N % N % N %
1-49 days 5 9% 7 6% - - 12 6%
50-99 days 9 16% - - - - 20 10%
100-149 days 7 13% 6 6% - - 16 8%
150-199 days 8 15% 21 19% - - 37 18%
200-249 days 5 9% 11 10% - - 16 8%
250-299 days 6 11% 4 4% - - 14 7%
300-399 days 10 18% 26 24% - - 47 22%
400-499 days - - 11 10% - - 17 8%
500-749 days - - 12 11% 5 17% 23 11%
750-999 days - - 3 3% - - 3 2%
1000+ days - - - - - - - -
TOTAL 55 100% 110 100% 29 100% 206 100%

Age Group 12-13 (N=12) was suppressed due to small numbers.
Data was missing for 58 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 7.6 Location Type and Age by Pre-Custody Location, Offence Location and Post-Custody Location

Pre-Custody Location
Location Type 12-13 14-15 16-17 18+ TOTAL
N % N % N % N % N %
Aboriginal Reserve 5 29% 10 14% 32 22% 9 30% 56 21%
Inuit Community - - - - - - - - - -
Town 3 18% 15 21% 35 24% 5 17% 58 22%
City 9 53% 46 64% 77 53% 16 53% 148 56%
Unknown/Other - - - - - - - - - -
Total Pre-Custody 17 100% 72 100% 145 100% 30 100% 264 100%

Offence Location
Location Type 12-13 14-15 16-17 18+ TOTAL
N % N % N % N % N %
Aboriginal Reserve 4 24% 8 11% 19 13% 3 10% 34 13%
Inuit Community - - - - - - - - - -
Town - - 19 26% 29 20% 10 33% 59 22%
City 12 71% 45 63% 97 67% 16 53% 170 65%
Unknown/Other - - - - - - - - - -
Total Offence 17 100% 72 100% 145 100% 30 100% 264 100%

Post-Custody Location [6.1]
Location Type 12-13 14-15 16-17 18+ TOTAL
N % N % N % N % N %
Aboriginal Reserve 4 24% 14 19% 28 19% 7 23% 53 20%
Inuit Community - - - - - - - - - -
Town 3 18% 14 19% 33 23% 7 23% 57 22%
City 10 59% 44 61% 82 57% 16 53% 152 58%
Unknown/Other - - - - - - - - - -
Total Post-Custody 17 100% 72 100% 144 100% 30 100% 263 100%

[6.1] Data was 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 7.7 Location Type and Gender by Pre-Custody Location, Offence Location and Post-Custody Location

Pre-Custody Location [7.1]
Location Type Male Female Total
N % N % N %
Aboriginal Reserve 52 24% 3 7% 55 21%
Inuit Community - - - - - -
Town 52 24% 6 14% 58 22%
City 113 52% 35 80% 148 56%
Unknown/Other - - - - - -
Total Pre-Custody 219 100% 44 100% 263 100%

Offence Location [7.2]
Location Type Male Female Total
N % N % N %
Aboriginal Reserve - - - - 33 13%
Inuit Community - - - - - -
Town 55 25% 4 9% 59 22%
City 131 60% 39 89% 170 65%
Unknown/Other - - - - - -
Total Offence 219 100% 44 100% 263 100%

Post-Custody Location [7.3]
Location Type Male Female Total
N % N % N %
Aboriginal Reserve 48 22% 4 9% 52 20%
Inuit Community - - - - - -
Town 51 23% 6 14% 57 22%
City 118 54% 34 77% 152 58%
Unknown/Other - - - - - -
Total Post-Custody 218 100% 44 100% 262 100%
  • [7.1] Data was missing for 1 youth.
  • [7.2] Data was missing for 1 youth.
  • [7.3] Data was missing for 2 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 7.7a 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 Custody
Meadow Lake 290 7 2%
North Battleford 330 13 4%
Pinehouse 115 5 4%
Prince Albert 1,135 23 2%
Regina 1,630 45 3%
Saskatoon 1,790 49 3%
Stanley Mission 20 5 25%
Yorkton 170 10 6%
Offence Location
Location Total Aboriginal Youth in Location Total Aboriginal Youth in Custody % Youth in Custody VS Youth in Custody
Meadow Lake 290 10 3%
North Battleford 330 18 5%
Prince Albert 1,135 35 3%
Regina 1,630 47 3%
Saskatoon 1,790 48 3%
Yorkton 170 15 9%

Post-Custody Location
Location Total Aboriginal Youth in Location Total Aboriginal Youth in Custody % Youth in Custody VS Youth in Custody
La Ronge 185 6 3%
Meadow Lake 290 7 2%
North Battleford 330 11 3%
Prince Albert 1,135 24 2%
Regina 1,630 48 3%
Saskatoon 1,790 51 3%
Yorkton 170 12 7%

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 7.8 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 Town City Grand Total
N % N % N % N %
Person 14 29% 20 40% 34 31% 69 33%
Property 31 63% 24 48% 53 49% 109 52%
Drugs - - - - - - - -
Other CC 3 6% 5 10% 19 17% 27 13%
Fed/Prov Statutes - - - - - - - -
Total Pre-Custody 49 100% 50 100% 109 100% 210 100%

Offence Location
Offence Type Aboriginal Reserve Town City Grand Total
N % N % N % N %
Person 9 28% 19 37% 40 32% 69 33%
Property 19 59% 27 53% 63 50% 109 52%
Drugs - - - - - - - -
Other CC - - - - 22 18% 27 13%
Fed/Prov Statutes - - - - - - - -
Total Offence 32 100% 51 100% 126 100% 210 100%

Post-Custody Location [8.1]
Offence Type Aboriginal Reserve Town City Grand Total
N % N % N % N %
Person 13 27% 20 41% 36 32% 69 33%
Property 31 65% 20 41% 56 51% 108 52%
Drugs - - - - - - - -
Other CC 3 6% 7 14% 17 15% 27 13%
Fed/Prov Statutes - - - - - - - -
Total Post-Custody 48 100% 49 100% 111 100% 209 100%

"Inuit Community" and "Other/Don't know" categories were suppressed due to small numbers (N=0 & N=2 respectively).

[8.1] 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 7.9 Location Type and Most Serious Charge (MSC) Type by Pre-Custody Location, Offence Location and Post-Custody Location

Pre-Custody Location
Offence Type Aboriginal Reserve Town City Grand Total
N % N % N % N %
Person 4 50% 3 43% 18 44% 25 45%
Property - - - - 16 39% 20 36%
Drugs - - - - - - - -
Other CC - - - - 5 12% 9 16%
Fed/Prov Statutes - - - - - - - -
Total Pre-Custody 8 100% 7 100% 41 100% 56 100%

Offence Location
Offence Type Aboriginal Reserve Town City Grand Total
N % N % N % N %
Person - - - - 21 46% 25 45%
Property - - - - 16 35% 20 36%
Drugs - - - - - - - -
Other CC - - - - 7 15% 9 16%
Fed/Prov Statutes - - - - - - - -
Total Offence - - - - 46 100% 56 100%

Post-Custody Location
Offence Type Aboriginal Reserve Town City Grand Total
N % N % N % N %
Person - - - - 20 47% 25 45%
Property - - - - 16 37% 20 36%
Drugs - - - - - - - -
Other CC - - - - 5 17% 9 16%
Fed/Prov Statutes - - - - - - - -
Total Post-Custody - - - - 43 100% 56 100%

"Inuit Community" and "Other/Don't know" categories were suppressed due to small numbers (N=0 each).
-: 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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