Table 5
Perceptions of criminal courts, prisons and parole system, Chinese and other populations, Canada, 2019


Table 5
Perceptions of criminal courts, prisons and parole system, Chinese and other populations, Canada, 2019
Table summary
This table displays the results of Perceptions of criminal courts. The information is grouped by Perceptions of criminal courts, prisons and parole system (appearing as row headers), Chinese population, Other racialized populations, Non-racialized population, percent and 95% confidence interval, calculated using from and to units of measure (appearing as column headers).
Perceptions of criminal courts, prisons and parole system Chinese populationTable 5 Note  Other racialized populationsTable 5 Note 1 Non-racialized populationTable 5 Note 2
percent 95% confidence interval percent 95% confidence interval percent 95% confidence interval
from to from to from to
Providing justice quickly
Canadian criminal courts do a good job 10.6 7.2 15.4 18.2Note * 15.8 20.8 8.0 7.3 8.8
Canadian criminal courts do an average job 27.0 23.0 31.3 26.4 23.5 29.4 31.3 30.1 32.4
Canadian criminal courts do a poor job 19.2 15.4 23.6 14.2 11.9 16.9 36.0Note * 34.9 37.2
Don't know 43.1 38.1 48.3 40.7 37.5 44.1 24.5Note * 23.5 25.7
Helping victims
Canadian criminal courts do a good job 12.2 8.6 17.0 22.8Note * 20.2 25.6 11.8 10.9 12.7
Canadian criminal courts do an average job 28.6 24.3 33.2 26.8 23.9 30.0 34.0Note * 32.9 35.2
Canadian criminal courts do a poor job 14.3 10.7 19.0 10.3 8.3 12.7 23.3Note * 22.4 24.3
Don't know 44.9 39.7 50.2 39.6 36.3 42.9 30.8Note * 29.6 31.9
Determining whether the accused is guilty or not
Canadian criminal courts do a good job 14.1 10.3 18.8 18.9 16.5 21.6 19.2Note * 18.2 20.2
Canadian criminal courts do an average job 29.9 25.6 34.7 29.6 26.6 32.8 37.0Note * 35.7 38.2
Canadian criminal courts do a poor job 8.8 6.1 12.5 7.5 5.9 9.5 12.9Note * 12.1 13.8
Don't know 47.1 42.1 52.3 43.4 40.1 46.8 30.8Note * 29.6 32.0
Ensuring a fair trial for the accused
Canadian criminal courts do a good job 18.0 13.8 23.1 24.6Note * 21.8 27.7 27.7Note * 26.6 28.8
Canadian criminal courts do an average job 28.5 24.3 33.2 26.5 23.7 29.6 34.0Note * 32.8 35.2
Canadian criminal courts do a poor job 7.1 4.6 10.7 6.2 4.7 8.1 8.7 8.1 9.4
Don't know 46.3 41.2 51.4 42.1 38.8 45.5 29.4Note * 28.3 30.7
Supervising and controlling prisoners
Prison system does a good job 10.6 7.3 15.1 16.3Note * 13.9 18.9 19.8Note * 18.8 20.9
Prison system does an average job 16.6 13.4 20.4 16.2 13.8 18.9 24.5Note * 23.5 25.5
Prison system does a poor job 3.2 1.9 5.5 3.1 2.1 4.4 8.0Note * 7.4 8.6
Don't know 69.6 64.5 74.2 64.0 60.8 67.1 47.6Note * 46.4 48.9
Helping prisoners become law-abiding citizens
Prison system does a good job 8.2 5.2 12.8 11.2 9.4 13.3 8.3 7.6 9.1
Prison system does an average job 14.2 11.1 17.8 16.5 14.0 19.2 23.0Note * 22.0 24.1
Prison system does a poor job 9.0 6.3 12.7 8.4 6.7 10.4 20.3Note * 19.4 21.3
Don't know 68.6 63.2 73.5 63.5 60.2 66.7 48.2Note * 46.9 49.5
Releasing offenders who are not likely to commit another crime
Parole system does a good job 7.8 4.8 12.5 9.3 7.5 11.4 8.0 7.3 8.6
Parole system does an average job 14.5 11.5 18.2 17.3 15.0 20.0 27.2Note * 26.2 28.3
Parole system does a poor job 8.7 6.4 11.8 9.5 7.8 11.6 18.4Note * 17.6 19.3
Don't know 69.0 63.7 73.8 63.4 60.2 66.5 46.2Note * 45.0 47.5
Supervising offenders on parole
Parole system does a good job 7.2 4.3 11.8 10.7 8.9 12.9 8.6 7.8 9.4
Parole system does an average job 15.6 12.3 19.6 17.3 14.9 20.0 23.5Note * 22.4 24.6
Parole system does a poor job 8.6 6.0 12.1 8.3 6.7 10.1 19.2Note * 18.3 20.1
Don't know 68.7 63.4 73.4 63.2 60.1 66.3 48.7Note * 47.4 50.0
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