Thursday, September 23, 2010

Justice Stats and Religious Affiliation


We have a student who wonders if there is anything (survey) identifying religious affiliation, i.e., Muslim, of prisoners in Canada?


Our justice contacts have confirmed that they do not collect data on religious affiliation of prisoners in Canada.

The student may be interested in the data Correctional Services Canada seems to collect. They appear to have offender counts by religion from a system called the Offender Management System (see information and basic counts at:

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