Number of releases on parole federal prisons Canada 2006-2017

Number of releases on parole from federal prisons in Canada in fiscal years 2006 to 2017

by Statista Research Department, last edited Apr 29, 2019
Number of releases on parole federal prisons Canada 2006-2017 This statistic shows the number of releases on day and full parole from federal prisons in Canada in fiscal years 2006 to 2017. In fiscal year 2017, 166 prisoners were released on full parole from federal prisons in Canada.
Parole

Parole is the conditional release of an offender that allows them to serve the remainder of their sentence in the community under supervision. There are two type of parole in Canada: day parole, and full parole. The purpose of day parole is to prepare the inmate for full parole or statutory release. The inmate is allowed to participate in community-based activities but must return to either a correctional institution or community residence in the evening. An inmate is eligible for day parole 6 months before they are eligible for full parole.

Full parole allows offenders to serve part of their sentence in the community under supervision. They are allowed to live in a private residence but must report regularly to a parole supervisor. An offender is eligible for full parole when they have served either one-third of their sentence or seven years, whichever is less. Those convicted of first degree murder are eligible after 25 years. Second degree murderers are eligible between 10 and 25 years into their sentences.

Day parole is granted much more frequently than full parole. In fiscal year 2015, 71.4 percent of day paroles were granted, while only 30.4 percent of full paroles were granted. In general, non-aboriginal offenders have been 43 percent more likely to be granted parole over the last decade. Aboriginal offenders also serve more of their sentence, on average, than their non-Aboriginal counter parts.
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Number of releases on parole from federal prisons in Canada in fiscal years 2006 to 2017

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Day paroleFull parole
2016-20172,527166
2015-20162,129179
2014-20151,975185
2013-20141,882163
2012-20131,828117
2011-20121,811128
2010-20112,018148
2009-20102,096172
2008-20092,105230
2007-20082,261189
2006-20072,209194
2005-20062,360257
Day paroleFull parole
2016-20172,527166
2015-20162,129179
2014-20151,975185
2013-20141,882163
2012-20131,828117
2011-20121,811128
2010-20112,018148
2009-20102,096172
2008-20092,105230
2007-20082,261189
2006-20072,209194
2005-20062,360257
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by Statista Research Department, last edited Apr 29, 2019
This statistic shows the number of releases on day and full parole from federal prisons in Canada in fiscal years 2006 to 2017. In fiscal year 2017, 166 prisoners were released on full parole from federal prisons in Canada.
Parole

Parole is the conditional release of an offender that allows them to serve the remainder of their sentence in the community under supervision. There are two type of parole in Canada: day parole, and full parole. The purpose of day parole is to prepare the inmate for full parole or statutory release. The inmate is allowed to participate in community-based activities but must return to either a correctional institution or community residence in the evening. An inmate is eligible for day parole 6 months before they are eligible for full parole.

Full parole allows offenders to serve part of their sentence in the community under supervision. They are allowed to live in a private residence but must report regularly to a parole supervisor. An offender is eligible for full parole when they have served either one-third of their sentence or seven years, whichever is less. Those convicted of first degree murder are eligible after 25 years. Second degree murderers are eligible between 10 and 25 years into their sentences.

Day parole is granted much more frequently than full parole. In fiscal year 2015, 71.4 percent of day paroles were granted, while only 30.4 percent of full paroles were granted. In general, non-aboriginal offenders have been 43 percent more likely to be granted parole over the last decade. Aboriginal offenders also serve more of their sentence, on average, than their non-Aboriginal counter parts.
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