Adult and youth correctional statistics in Canada, 2016/2017

Articles and reports: 85-002-X201800154972

Description:

This Juristat article provides a statistical overview of adults and youth admitted to and released from custody and community supervision in Canada in 2016/2017. Analysis is presented at the national as well as the provincial and territorial levels. Average counts and the incarceration rates are presented. Admissions and the characteristics of adults and youth in the correctional system (such as age, sex and Aboriginal identity) are also discussed.

Issue Number: 2018001
Author(s): Malakieh, Jamil

Main Product: Juristat

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HTMLJune 19, 2018
  • Correction: June 29, 2018

    The article "Adult and youth correctional statistics in Canada, 2016/2017" was updated June, 29th, 2018. The change affected a data point in the “Adults who are an Aboriginal person are overrepresented in the correctional system” section. In the first bullet point, the estimate of “about 5% » was changed to a more precise figure of “4.1%”.

PDFJune 19, 2018
  • Correction: June 29, 2018

    The article "Adult and youth correctional statistics in Canada, 2016/2017" was updated June, 29th, 2018. The change affected a data point in the “Adults who are an Aboriginal person are overrepresented in the correctional system” section. In the first bullet point, the estimate of “about 5% » was changed to a more precise figure of “4.1%”.