NS Correctional Services Expenditures

NS Correctional Services Expenditures The financial expenditures of Correctional Services is an indicator of the resources required to administer custodial and community-based sentences in the province. This dataset provides financial information such as the gross expenditures on Nova Scotia Corrections; the per capita expenditures on Nova Scotia Corrections, which is calculated using the total population in Nova Scotia; and the average daily cost in adult custody in Nova Scotia, which is calculated using the adult offender population in adult facilities. Fluctuations in the cost of Corrections may be driven by a number of factors, including but not limited to: the level of crime, legislative and policy responses to crime, sentencing practices, and administrative changes relating to organizational structure and the delivery of services, as well as changes in salaries and benefits for staff. The source for the financial information is the Nova Scotia Department of Justice, Financial Services Corporate Service Unit (CSU). Population data is sourced from Statistics Canada CANSIM Table 051-0005 - Estimates of population, Canada, provinces and territories. 2022-05-03 Government of Nova Scotia Lawgross expendituresper capita expenditurescorrectional services Nova Scotia original metadata (https://data.novascotia.ca)HTML https://data.novascotia.ca/datasets/pf9d-8i3c NS Correctional Services Expenditures (CSV)CSV https://data.novascotia.ca/api/views/pf9d-8i3c/rows.csv?accessType=DOWNLOAD NS Correctional Services Expenditures (CSV Excel)CSV https://data.novascotia.ca/api/views/pf9d-8i3c/rows.csv?accessType=DOWNLOAD&bom=true&format=true NS Correctional Services Expenditures (CSV Excel (EU))CSV https://data.novascotia.ca/api/views/pf9d-8i3c/rows.csv?accessType=DOWNLOAD&bom=true&format=true&delimiter=%3B NS Correctional Services Expenditures (TSV)other https://data.novascotia.ca/api/views/pf9d-8i3c/rows.tsv?accessType=DOWNLOAD&bom=true&format=true&delimiter=%3B NS Correctional Services Expenditures (RDF)RDF https://data.novascotia.ca/api/views/pf9d-8i3c/rows.rdf?accessType=DOWNLOAD NS Correctional Services Expenditures (RSS)RSS https://data.novascotia.ca/api/views/pf9d-8i3c/rows.rss?accessType=DOWNLOAD NS Correctional Services Expenditures (XML)XML https://data.novascotia.ca/api/views/pf9d-8i3c/rows.xml?accessType=DOWNLOAD

The financial expenditures of Correctional Services is an indicator of the resources required to administer custodial and community-based sentences in the province. This dataset provides financial information such as the gross expenditures on Nova Scotia Corrections; the per capita expenditures on Nova Scotia Corrections, which is calculated using the total population in Nova Scotia; and the average daily cost in adult custody in Nova Scotia, which is calculated using the adult offender population in adult facilities. Fluctuations in the cost of Corrections may be driven by a number of factors, including but not limited to: the level of crime, legislative and policy responses to crime, sentencing practices, and administrative changes relating to organizational structure and the delivery of services, as well as changes in salaries and benefits for staff. The source for the financial information is the Nova Scotia Department of Justice, Financial Services Corporate Service Unit (CSU). Population data is sourced from Statistics Canada CANSIM Table 051-0005 - Estimates of population, Canada, provinces and territories.

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