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Table 1 Aboriginal people as a proportion of admissions to adult provincial/territorial sentenced custody, and as a proportion of the general population, 2007/2008 

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Aboriginal people as a proportion of admissions to adult provincial/territorial sentenced custody, and as a proportion of the general population, 2007/2008 
Province and territory Provincial and territorial sentenced custody¹ Adult general population (18 years and older)²
  % of admissions % of population
Newfoundland and Labrador 21 4
Prince Edward Island 1 1
Nova Scotia 7 2
New Brunswick 8 2
Quebec 2 1
Ontario 9 2
Manitoba 69 12
Saskatchewan 81 11
Alberta 35 5
British Columbia 21 4
Yukon 76 22
Northwest Territories 86 45
Nunavut .. 78
All jurisdictions 22 3
not available for a specific reference period
Includes intermittent sentences.
Proportion is based on data from the 2006 Census.