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Juvenile Arrest Rate Trends
Despite increases during the 1990s, male and female juvenile arrest rates for drunkenness in 2011 were well below their 1980 levels.

Juvenile Arrest Rates for Drunkenness by Sex, 1980-2011

Juvenile Arrest Rates for Drunkenness by Sex

Juvenile Arrest Rates for Drunkenness by Sex

Note: Rates are arrests of persons ages 10-17 per 100,000 persons ages 10-17 in the resident population.

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  • In 2011, the male juvenile arrest rate for drunkenness was 80% below its 1980 rate and the female rate was 54% lower.
  • In 2011, the juvenile male arrest rate for drunkenness was more than double the female rate.


Internet Citation: OJJDP Statistical Briefing Book. Online. Available:
http://www.ojjdp.gov/ojstatbb/crime/JAR_Display.asp?ID=qa05247. February 25, 2014.

 

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