Table 1
Number and rate of youth admitted to correctional services, 2004/2005, 2007/2008 and 2008/2009

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Correctional services 2004/20051 2007/20081 2008/20091 percent change in rate from 2004/2005 percent change in rate from 2007/2008
number rate number rate number rate
Custodial supervision
Sentenced custody 5,238 22 3,956 16 3,799 16 -27.8 -2.7
Secure custody
2,712 11 1,965 8 1,933 8 -29.0 -0.4
Open custody
2,526 11 1,991 8 1,866 8 -26.4 -5.1
Remand
16,506 69 16,962 70 15,832 66 -4.5 -5.5
Total custodial supervision 21,744 91 20,918 86 19,631 82 -10.1 -4.9
Community supervision
Probation2 16,467 69 16,761 69 16,396 68 ... -1.2
Selected YCJA sentences3
Community portion of a custody and supervision order
3,104 13 2,692 11 2,369 10 ... -10.4
Deferred custody and supervision order
1,152 5 1,448 6 1,471 6 ... 2.0
Intensive support and supervision (ISSP)4
71 0 406 2 469 2 ... 17.0
Total community supervision 20,794 87 21,307 88 20,705 86 -0.8 -1.6
Total correctional services 42,538 178 42,225 173 40,336 168 -5.6 -3.2
1. Due to missing data, Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia, Saskatchewan, the Northwest Territories and Nunavut have been excluded in order to make comparisons between years. The jurisdictions excluded in this table may differ from the jurisdictions excluded in other related tables. As such, totals for the same data element may differ from one table to another.
2. Admissions to Youth Criminal Justice Act (YCJA) sentences for British Columbia are included in probation admissions for 2004/2005. Therefore, the number of admissions to probation and to the YCJA sentences in 2008/2009 are not comparable to 2004/2005.
3. Selected YCJA sentences does not include Intensive rehabilitative custody and supervision due to incomplete reporting.
4.ISSP includes Newfoundland and Labrador, New Brunswick, Quebec, Ontario, Manitoba, Alberta, British Columbia (in 2007/2008 and 2008/2009) and the Yukon.
Note: Rates are calculated on the basis of 10,000 youth population aged 12 to 17. The population estimates come from Statistics Canada, Demography Division, Populations as of July 1st: postcensal for 2008.
Source: Statistics Canada, Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics, Youth Custody and Community Services Survey and the Integrated Correctional Services Survey.
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