Table 4
Number and proportion of warrant of commital admissions to federal custody, by most serious offence, 1997/1998 to 2006/2007

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Year Total Criminal Code offences Other
Crimes of violence Property crimes Impaired driving Other Criminal Code offences Drug offences Offence type not stated
number number percent number percent number percent number percent number percent number
1997/1998 4,250 2,430 58 726 17 87 2 376 9 594 14 30
1998/1999 4,612 2,423 53 898 19 110 2 431 9 736 16 6
1999/2000 4,352 2,279 53 818 19 102 2 399 9 712 16 33
2000/2001 4,280 2,224 52 734 17 98 2 497 12 700 16 22
2001/2002 4,118 2,205 54 718 17 81 2 500 12 590 14 14
2002/2003 4,238 2,212 52 980 23 46 1 574 14 400 9 2
2003/2004 4,219 2,099 50 1,045 25 63 1 618 15 373 9 3
2004/2005 4,583 2,326 51 1,084 24 57 1 646 14 438 10 9
2005/2006 4,870 2,465 51 1,071 22 59 1 772 16 475 10 11
2006/2007 5,154 2,497 49 1,133 22 55 1 855 17 576 11 22
Notes: Percentages are based on the total excluding 'not stated'. This table does not present the number of admissions for 'other federal statutes offences' (e.g. Customs and Excise Act, Immigration Act, etc.) or for violations of provincial or territorial statutes or municipal by-laws. Together, these accounted for less than 1% of admissions each year.
Source: Statistics Canada, Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics, Adult Correctional Services Survey.