Distribution of federal offenders in Canada by offense and indigenous status 2018

This statistic shows the distribution of offenders in federal correctional services in Canada in the fiscal year of 2018, by category of offense and aboriginal status. In the fiscal year of 2018, 4.4 percent of indigenous offenders in federal correctional services in Canada were serving a sentence for a Murder I offense.

Distribution of offenders in federal correctional services in Canada in FY 2018, by category of offense and indigenous status

Indigenous offendersNon-Indigenous offenders
Non-schedule11.6%12.9%
Schedule II9.5%20.2%
Schedule I60.2%45.6%
Murder II14.2%15.6%
Murder I4.4%5.7%
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Source

Release date

August 2019

Region

Canada

Survey time period

FY 2018

Supplementary notes

The Canadian government fiscal year runs from April 1 through March 31.

Murder I is planned and deliberate murder, murder of a peace officer, contracted murder, murder during a hijacking, sexual assault, kidnapping, criminal harassment, terrorist activity, intimidation, or affiliation with a criminal organization.
Murder II is all murders not classified under Murder I.
Schedule I crimes are all sexual offenses and violent crimes not classified under Murder I or II.
Schedule II crimes are serious drug offenses or conspiracy to commit serious drug offenses.
Non-schedule crimes are all other crimes not classified under Murder I, II, or Schedule I, II.

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