Table 1
Average counts of youth in correctional services, Canada, 2010/2011

Table 1
Average counts of youth in correctional services, Canada, 2010/2011
Table summary
This table displays the results of average counts of youth in correctional services. The information is grouped by type of correctional service (appearing as row headers), 2010/2011, percent change in rate 2009/2010 to 2010/2011 and percent change in rate 2005/2006 to 2010/2011, calculated using number, percent and rate units of measure (appearing as column headers).
Type of correctional service 2010/2011 Percent change in rate 2009/2010 to 2010/2011Note 2 Percent change in rate 2005/2006 to 2010/2011Note 3
number percent rateNote 1
CustodyNote 4  
Remand 820 6 4 -5 9
Sentenced custody 669 5 3 -5 -30
Secure custody 352 2 2 -3 -25
Open custody 317 2 2 -7 -34
Provincial director remand 16 0 0 -6 4
Total 1,505 10 8 -5 -12
Community supervisionNote 4Note 5  
Probation 12,141 82 65 -6 -14
Intensive support and supervision program 425 3 2 0 70
Deferred custody and supervision order 422 3 2 -4 -6
Community portion of a custody and supervision order 328 2 2 -17 -20
Total 13,315 90 71 -6 -12
Total correctional servicesNote 4Note 6 14,820 100 79 -6 -12
1. Rates are calculated per 10,000 youth population (12 to 17 years) using revised July 1st population estimates from Statistics Canada, Demography Division. Rates may not match those previously published in other reports.
2. Percent change in rate from 2009/2010 to 2010/2011 for community supervision and total correctional services excludes data from Nova Scotia and Quebec.
3. Percent change in rate from 2005/2006 to 2010/2011 excludes data from Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia, Quebec, and Northwest Territories.
4. Excludes data from Quebec.
5. Excludes data from Nova Scotia.
6. Given the unavailability of data on community supervison from Nova Scotia in 2010/2011, the total number of youth under correctional services may be under-estimated. The rate excludes both custody and community supervision counts in Nova Scotia.
Note: Counts are based upon the average number of youth in correctional services on any given day.
Source: Statistics Canada, Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics, Corrections Key Indicator Report for Young Offenders.
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