Table 9
Average count and rate of youth under correctional supervision, by gender, 2005/2006 to 2008/2009

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Type of supervision 2005/2006 2006/2007 2007/2008 2008/2009 percent change in rate from 2005/2006
number1 rate percent change in rate from previous year number1 rate percent change in rate from previous year number1 rate percent change in rate from previous year number1 rate percent change in rate from previous year
Males
Incarceration2 1,515 14.9 ... 1,492 14.6 -1.8 1,529 15.1 3.0 1,423 14.1 -5.7 -4.6
Remand
664 6.5 ... 733 7.2 10.0 798 7.9 9.4 763 7.6 -3.0 16.7
Sentenced custody
836 8.2 ... 745 7.3 -11.2 715 7.0 -3.5 644 6.4 -8.8 -21.8
Community supervision3 11,855 121.9 ... 11,108 113.7 -6.7 10,881 111.9 -1.6 10,951 114.1 1.9 -6.4
Females
Incarceration2 228 2.4 ... 240 2.5 4.9 235 2.4 -1.7 231 2.4 -1.0 2.2
Remand
113 1.2 ... 128 1.3 12.8 130 1.3 1.7 131 1.4 2.1 17.1
Sentenced custody
113 1.2 ... 109 1.1 -4.2 102 1.1 -6.1 97 1.0 -4.1 -13.7
Community supervision3 3,114 33.7 ... 2,990 32.2 -4.7 2,826 30.5 -5.2 2,894 31.6 3.5 -6.5
1. Average counts are taken daily for those in remand and sentenced custody, and monthly for those supervised in the community. Incarcerated, remand and sentenced custody excludes Newfoundland and Labrador, Quebec and Nunavut. Community supervision excludes Newfoundland and Labrador, Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia, Quebec, the Northwest Territories and Nunavut.
2. Incarceration includes secure custody, open custody, remand, and provincial director remand.
3. Community supervision includes probation, deferred custody and supervision, community portion of a custody sentence, and intensive support and supervision programs.
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 Key Indicator Report and Demography Division, Population Estimates, 2006 Census of Population.
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