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Adult and youth correctional statistics, 2019/2020

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Released: 2021-11-02

Data on adult and youth correctional services in Canada are now available for 2019/2020.

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Correctional services data provide information on the number and characteristics of admissions to and releases from adult and youth correctional services, as well as average counts of persons in custody or under community supervision in the provincial/territorial and federal correctional systems. Data are compiled from the Adult Correctional Services Survey, Youth Custody and Community Services Survey, Integrated Correctional Services Survey, Canadian Correctional Services Survey, as well as the Adult and Youth Corrections Key Indicator Reports.


Key indicators for the annual data on adult and youth correctional services are available in Correctional services statistics: Interactive dashboard (Catalogue number71-607-X).

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