Table 6
Distribution of young persons admitted to remand, sentenced custody and probation, by most serious violation, 2008/2009

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Jurisdiction Remand Sentenced custody (secure and open)
Violations against the person1 Violations against property2 Other Criminal Code violations3 Other violations4 Violations against person1 Violations against property2 Other Criminal Code violations3 Other violations4
percentage
Total 35 25 29 12 39 27 13 21
Newfoundland and Labrador 25 33 42 0 43 46 11 0
Prince Edward Island .. .. .. .. .. .. .. ..
Nova Scotia 28 24 26 22 26 24 18 32
New Brunswick 25 28 27 20 28 32 9 31
Quebec .. .. .. .. .. .. .. ..
Ontario 31 23 34 12 36 28 16 19
Manitoba 60 30 10 1 78 20 2 0
Saskatchewan .. .. .. .. .. .. .. ..
Alberta5 31 29 27 13 36 26 13 26
British Columbia 33 20 21 26 31 19 14 37
Yukon 26 54 11 9 42 26 5 26
Northwest Territories 69 21 10 0 49 49 2 0
Nunavut .. .. .. .. .. .. .. ..
1. Violations against the person include violations such as murder, attempted murder, sexual assault, aggravated assault, common assault, robbery, kidnapping and extortion.
2. Violations against property include violations such as break and enter, theft, arson, motor theft, fraud, possession of stolen property and mischief.
3. Other Criminal Code violations include violations such as failure to appear and disorderly conduct.
4. Other violations include drug-related violations, Young Offenders Act, Youth Criminal Justice Act and other federal violations, and provincial and municipal violations.
5. Admission and release counts presented in this report comply with the nationally recognized definitions developed to provide comparability across jurisdictions. Alberta uses a different counting methodology which makes it difficult to compare its official counts to those produced by the Youth Custody and Community Services survey.
Note: Percentages are based on total offences excluding unknowns.
Source: Statistics Canada, Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics, Youth Custody and Community Services Survey.
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