Table 11
Average daily counts of young persons in remand and sentenced custody per 10,000 youth population, by jurisdiction, 2003/2004 to 2005/2006

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Jurisdiction Remand % change in
remand rate
Sentenced custody % change in sentenced custody rate
2003/2004 2004/2005 2005/2006 2004/2005 to 2005/2006 2003/2004 to 2005/2006 2003/2004 2004/2005 2005/2006 2004/2005 to 2005/2006 2003/2004
to
2005/2006
rate1 percentage rate1 percentage
Total 3.4 3.6 3.3 -8 0 6.1 5.1 4.5 -12 -27
Newfoundland and Labrador 2.1 2.0 1.5 -23 -29 10.6 10.7 9.5 -11 -10
Prince Edward Island 0.8 0.0 0.8   3 4.9 2.5 4.2 69 -15
Nova Scotia 2.5 2.0 2.5 22 -3 7.6 5.1 5.2 1 -32
New Brunswick 2.0 2.2 2.1 -7 2 10.4 10.1 8.7 -15 -17
Quebec 1.4 1.4 1.2 -16 -12 4.2 3.2 2.7 -16 -34
Ontario2 4.2 4.8 4.2 -13 1 6.1 4.9 4.2 -14 -31
Manitoba 9.0 9.3 10.7 16 19 10.3 9.1 8.6 -5 -17
Saskatchewan 7.8 8.1 8.2 2 5 20.2 17.4 14.9 -14 -26
Alberta 3.1 3.0 2.8 -4 -10 5.2 4.6 4.3 -6 -17
British Columbia 1.9 2.0 1.8 -12 -7 2.8 2.7 2.4 -12 -15
Yukon 3.5 3.5 3.6 1 2 10.6 10.6 7.2 -32 -32
Northwest Territories 9.5 16.4 11.7 -29 23 52.1 39.8 39.6 0 -24
Nunavut 15.9 13.1 13.2 0 -17 13.3 21.0 18.4 -12 39
... not applicable
0 true zero or a value rounded to zero
1. Rates are calculated on the basis of 10,000 youth aged 12 to 17. The population estimates come from Statistics Canada, Demography Division. Populations as of July 1st: updated postcensal estimates for 2005; preliminary postcensal estimates for 2006.
2. Partial year estimated counts for 12- to 15-year-olds for 2003/2004.
Sources: Statistics Canada, Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics, Corrections Key Indicator Report; Demography Division, Population Estimates.