Table 5
Average daily count and rate of youth incarcerated, by jurisdiction, 2004/2005, 2007/2008 and 2008/2009

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  2004/2005 2007/2008 2008/2009 percent change in rate from 2004/2005 percent change in rate from 2007/2008
average daily count incarceration rate average daily count incarceration rate average daily count incarceration rate
Newfoundland and Labrador 53 13 32 9 27 7 -42 -13
Prince Edward Island 4 3 8 7 7 6 93 -12
Nova Scotia 56 8 72 10 60 9 15 -14
New Brunswick 74 13 55 10 53 10 -24 0
Quebec 266 5 213 4 217 4 -20 4
Ontario 963 10 801 8 696 7 -28 -12
Manitoba 194 19 255 24 270 26 38 6
Saskatchewan 234 25 231 26 230 26 5 2
Alberta 207 7 186 7 179 6 -14 -3
British Columbia 153 5 137 4 138 4 -9 2
Yukon 5 16 4 14 4 16 -2 13
Northwest Territories 24 53 15 35 15 35 -35 0
Nunavut 13 34 .. .. .. .. ... ...
Total1 2,233 9 2,009 8 1,898 7 -15 -4
1. Total for all years excludes Nunavut.
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.
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