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Delinquency Case Rate Trends
Male property offense case rates declined since 1991 but female case rates declined only after 1995.

Delinquency Case Rates for Property Offenses by Sex, 1985-2011

Delinquency Case Rates for Property Offenses by Sex

Delinquency Case Rates for Property Offenses by Sex

Note: Rates are cases per 1,000 youth ages 10-upper age of juvenile court jurisdiction.

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  • The male property offense case rate fell 62% between 1991 and 2011. As a result, the 2011 male property offense case rate was 53% below the rate in 1985.
  • Following an increase between 1985 and 1995, the female property offense case rate fell 35% between 1995 and 2006. Although the female property offense case rate fluctuated between 2006 and 2010, the rate in 2011 was at its lowest level since at least 1985.


Internet Citation: OJJDP Statistical Briefing Book. Online. Available:
http://www.ojjdp.gov/ojstatbb/court/JCSCR_Display.asp?ID=qa06242. May 22, 2014.

Adapted from Juvenile Court Statistics 2011. Forthcoming. Pittsburgh, PA: National Center for Juvenile Justice.

 

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