Table 11
Proportion of male and female youth admitted to correctional services who were Aboriginal, 2008/2009

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Jurisdiction Remand1 Sentenced custody2 Probation3
Aboriginal male Aboriginal female Aboriginal male Aboriginal female Aboriginal male Aboriginal female
percentage of total admissions4
Total 25 34 34 44 22 31
Newfoundland and Labrador 4 5 6 25 9 11
Prince Edward Island .. .. .. .. .. ..
Nova Scotia 8 8 6 11 .. ..
New Brunswick 7 13 10 10 5 7
Quebec .. .. .. .. .. ..
Ontario 8 11 13 21 6 10
Manitoba 80 87 87 91 55 63
Saskatchewan .. .. 73 93 64 73
Alberta5 40 55 38 63 31 41
British Columbia 42 54 42 50 30 48
Yukon 94 100 76 100 92 75
Northwest Territories 91 100 89 100 88 87
Nunavut .. .. .. .. .. ..
Total number of admissions 2,673 968 892 241 2,142 984
1. Total remand excludes Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Saskatchewan and Nunavut.
2. Total sentenced custody excludes Prince Edward Island, Quebec and Nunavut.
3. Total probation excludes Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia, Quebec and Nunavut.
4. Percentages are based on total excluding unknowns. Unknowns account for less than 2% in all jurisdictions.
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.
Source: Statistics Canada, Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics, Youth Custody and Community Services Survey.
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