Cases completed in youth court, by province and territory, 2009/2010 and 2010/2011
|Province or territory||2009/2010||2010/2011||Percent change in number of cases 2009/2010 to 2010/2011 (%)||Difference in length of cases 2009/2010 to 2010/2011 (days)|
|numberNote 1||rateNote 2||Median length of case (days)Note 3||numberNote 1||rateNote 2||Median length of case (days)Note 3|
|Newfoundland and Labrador||633||1,800||86||605||1,758||114||-4.4||28|
|Prince Edward Island||206||1,799||22||180||1,620||29||-12.6||7|
1. A case is one or more charges against an accused person or company that were processed by the courts at the same time and received a final disposition.
2. Rates are calculated on the basis of 100,000 population (12 to 17 years old). Populations based upon July 1st estimates from Statistics Canada, Demography Division.
3. Refers to the mid-point in the number of days taken to complete a case, from first to last court appearance.
Note: Jurisdictional differences in the structure and operation of courts may have an impact on survey results. Therefore, any comparisons between jurisdictions should be made with caution.
Source: Statistics Canada, Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics, Integrated Criminal Court Survey.
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