Table 2
Distribution of youth admitted to remand, sentenced custody and probation, by most serious offence, by province and territory, 2007/2008

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Province and territory Remand Sentenced custody
(secure and open)
Probation
Violent1 Property2 Other Criminal Code3 offences Other offences4 Violent1 Property2 Other Criminal Code3 offences Other offences4 Violent1 Property2 Other Criminal Code3 offences Other offences4
percentage
Newfoundland and Labrador 19 45 36 0 45 41 14 0 34 52 11 2
Prince Edward Island .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. ..
Nova Scotia 32 20 32 16 27 30 17 26 .. .. .. ..
New Brunswick 23 25 31 21 40 19 11 30 37 43 11 10
Quebec .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. ..
Ontario 34 23 33 10 37 26 20 17 39 37 14 10
Manitoba 56 34 10 1 73 25 2 0 47 36 13 4
Saskatchewan .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. ..
Alberta 29 34 26 11 32 28 14 26 34 44 14 8
British Columbia 25 21 14 40 27 19 9 45 30 44 18 8
Yukon 41 30 17 11 56 6 25 13 47 40 7 7
Northwest Territories 62 36 2 0 43 36 21 0 52 35 12 1
Nunavut .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. ..
1. Violent offences include offences such as murder, attempted murder, sexual assault, aggravated assault, common assault, robbery, kidnapping and extortion.
2. Property offences include offences such as break and enter, theft, arson, motor theft, fraud, possession of stolen property and mischief.
3. Other 'Criminal Code' offences include offences such as failure to appear and disorderly conduct.
4. Other offences include drug-related offences, Youth Criminal Justice Act and other federal statute offences, and provincial and municipal offences.
Note: Percentages are based on total offences excluding unknowns.
Source: Statistics Canada, Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics, Youth Custody and Community Services Survey and Integrated Correctional Services Survey.
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