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Women Offender Programs and Issues

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Long-Term Federally Sentenced Women: Literature Review

Appendix 2 - Total Number of Fsw Serving Life And Long Term (10+) Sentences

(According To The July 13, 1994 Census Of Incarcerated Women)

In July 13 a census was conducted to determine how many women were physically at a given facility on this date. This number also included women for whom a bed was reserved on that date. The number of incarcerated FSW serving life and long term sentence (10+) is the following.

FSW SERVING LIFE SENTENCES: 51
FSW SERVING LONG TERM SENTENCES: 19
TOTAL 70

The regional distribution of FSW serving life and long term sentences is illustrated in the chart below. Place of residence was used as the criteria for determining what regional facility will house them.

REGION/

SENTENCE

ATLANTIC QUEBEC ONTARIO PRAIRIES PACIFIC
LIFE 3 13 14 14 7
LTO 0 5 7 4 3
TOTAL 3 18 21 18 10
NATIVE 1 0 0 10 1
Black 1 0 3 0 2
Asian 0 0 2 0 0
Other 0 0 1 0 0