Youth court statistics, 1999-2000 - ARCHIVED

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In 1999/00, 102,000 cases were processed in the youth courts of Canada. This represents a 4% decrease from the previous year and a decrease of 11% from 1992/93. It also represents a 17% decrease in the number of cases per 10,000 youths from 1992/93; since that year, the rate has dropped from 500 cases to 417 cases.

From 1992/93 to 1999/00, the rate of property crime cases decreased annually, dropping 38% over this period. The rate of violent crime cases has dropped by 3% since 1998/99, yet remains at the same level reported in 1992/93.

Issue Number: 2001003
Author(s): deSouza, Paul; Sudworth, Mark

Main Product: Juristat

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PDFMay 30, 2001