Table 12
Operating expenditures of the adult correctional system, 2005/2006

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  Current dollars
Custodial services Community supervision services Headquarters and central services NPB1 or provincial parole boards2 Total Per capita expendi-tures3
thousands of dollars percentage thousands of dollars percentage thousands of dollars percentage thousands of dollars percentage thousands of dollars dollars
Federal expenditures4 1,028,015 65.2 168,898 10.7 336,585 21.4 42,800 2.7 1,576,298 48.85
Provincial and territorial expenditures5 1,088,802 78.4 241,846 17.4 53,885 3.9 4,972 0.4 1,389,504 42.59
Total expenditures6 2,116,817 71.4 410,744 13.8 390,470 13.2 47,772 1.6 2,965,802 91.90
  1. National Parole Board.
  2. Provincial parole boards operate in Quebec, Ontario and British Columbia.
  3. Per capita cost is total cost of correctional services divided by the total Canadian population.
  4. Federal expenditures include the Correctional Service of Canada and the National Parole Board, but exclude CORCAN.
  5. Capital costs have been excluded from all juridictions' expenditures.
  6. Excludes all data from Prince Edward Island.
Note: Figures may not add up to totals due to rounding.
Sources: Statistics Canada, Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics, Adult Correctional Services Resources, Expenditures and Personnel (REP) Survey; Public Accounts of Canada.