Table 3
Cases before youth courts, Canada, provinces and territories, 2002/2003 to 2006/2007

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  2002/2003 2003/2004 2004/2005 2005/2006 2006/2007 Percentage change 2005/2006 to 2006/2007 Percentage change 2002/2003 to 2006/2007
number of cases percentage
Canada 76,153 64,002 57,588 56,271 56,463 0.3 -25.9
Newfoundland and Labrador 1,403 1,110 1,030 753 738 -2.0 -47.4
Prince Edward Island 263 179 127 178 209 17.4 -20.5
Nova Scotia 1,942 1,651 1,540 1,672 1,798 7.5 -7.4
New Brunswick 1,551 1,182 1,160 1,225 1,174 -4.2 -24.3
Quebec 7,689 7,256 7,027 6,930 6,653 -4.0 -13.5
Ontario 35,710 28,306 25,943 25,084 25,102 0.1 -29.7
Manitoba 3,506 3,306 2,834 2,995 3,076 2.7 -12.3
Saskatchewan 6,377 5,342 4,961 4,855 5,165 6.4 -19.0
Alberta 10,439 10,121 8,094 7,919 8,016 1.2 -23.2
British Columbia 6,473 4,995 4,269 4,111 4,065 -1.1 -37.2
Yukon 164 97 74 82 90 9.8 -45.1
Northwest Territories 385 234 312 242 186 -23.1 -51.7
Nunavut1 251 223 217 225 191 -15.1 -23.9
  1. The number of cases may be underreported for Nunavut, as there may be charge and case information from remote areas that is entered into their caseload management system several months after sending their data submission for the Youth Court Survey.
Source: Statistics Canada, Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics, Youth Court Survey.