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NCJ Number: 154008 Find in a Library
Title: Correctional Services in Canada: Highlights for 1993-1994
Journal: Juristat  Volume:15  Issue:5  Dated:(March 1995)  Pages:complete issue
Author(s): M Reed
Date Published: 1995
Page Count: 22
Type: Survey
Format: Article
Language: English; French
Country: Canada
Annotation: This report presents data on inmates, probationers, parolees, and correctional expenditures in Canada for 1993-94.
Abstract: From 1989-90 to 1993-94, the total Federal and provincial correctional caseload has increased steadily from 117,571 to 154,106. The eight jurisdictions that have experienced increases in custodial admissions since 1989-90 are Newfoundland and Labrador (33 percent), Nova Scotia (25 percent), New Brunswick (11 percent), Quebec (38 percent), Ontario (30 percent), British Columbia (22 percent), Yukon (4 percent), and the Northwest Territories (46 percent). The remaining four jurisdictions reported decreases. Admissions for remand and temporary detention increased by 42 percent since 1989-90. Provincial inmates accounted for 59 percent of the average of 32,803 inmates during 1993-94. Persons starting a term of supervised probation increased by 34 percent since 1989-90. Parolees increased 36 percent to 9,928 during the same period. The total operating expenditures on adult correctional services were $1.88 billion in 1993-94. Figures and tables
Main Term(s): Corrections statistics
Index Term(s): Canada; Corrections in foreign countries
Note: US Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics, International Crime Statistics Program
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