Table 13
Proportion of male and female youth admitted to sentenced custody, by Aboriginal identity, 2004/2005 to 2008/2009

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Year Admissions to sentenced custody1
Male Female
Aboriginal Non-Aboriginal Aboriginal Non-Aboriginal
number percent2 percent change number percent2 percent change number percent3 percent change number percent3 percent change
2004/2005 1,201 29.2 ... 2,917 70.8 ... 273 36.6 ... 472 63.4 ...
2005/2006 1,069 29.7 -11.0 2,529 70.3 -13.3 252 35.1 -7.7 466 64.9 -1.3
2006/2007 986 31.3 -7.8 2,161 68.7 -14.6 275 40.9 9.1 397 59.1 -14.8
2007/2008 956 32.9 -3.0 1,946 67.1 -9.9 215 37.7 -21.8 356 62.3 -10.3
2008/2009 892 34.1 -6.7 1,722 65.9 -11.5 241 44.1 12.1 306 55.9 -14.0
1. Sentenced custody total excludes Prince Edward Island, Quebec and Nunavut.
2. Percent within the total male youth population admitted to sentenced custody.
3. Percent within the total female youth population admitted to sentenced custody.
Source: Statistics Canada, Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics, Youth Custody and Community Services Survey.
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