The incarceration of Aboriginal people in adult correctional services - ARCHIVED

Articles and reports: 85-002-X200900310903


This Juristat article examines the influence of age, education and employment status on the incarceration rates for Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal adults in custody in selected jurisdictions on Census day, meaning May 16 2006. Information on the types of rehabilitative treatments needs of Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal offenders for two jurisdictions, Saskatchewan and the Correctional Service of Canada, is also provided. In addition, this article highlights the changes in the number of adults admitted to custody and community supervision from 2006/2007 to 2007/2008 and the characteristics of these admissions, including age, sex and Aboriginal identity.

Issue Number: 2009003
Author(s): Kong, Rebecca; Perreault, Samuel

Main Product: Juristat

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