Youth Court Survey (YCS)


This product contains all data of the Youth Court Survey formely included in the Justice product.


The objective of the Youth Court Survey (YCS) is to produce a national database of statistical information on charges, cases and persons involving accused who are aged 12 to 17 years (up to the 18th birthday) at the time of the offence. The survey is intended to be a census of charges against the Criminal Code, Narcotic Control Act, Food and Drugs Act, Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, Youth Criminal Justice Act, Young Offenders Act, and other federal statutes heard in youth courts in Canada. The survey excludes appeals, reviews, provincial statutes and municipal by-law infractions.

Last modified : June 7, 2011