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Juvenile Court Statistics: 1985-2010



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Demographic characteristics of cases handled by juvenile courts

Year Total 12 & under13 to 151617 & overMaleFemaleWhiteMinorityBlackAmerican IndianAsian/NHPI
1985 1,168,600 139,200575,200259,700194,500942,800225,800856,300312,200283,00019,00010,300
1986 1,207,800 131,000582,600283,500210,800973,400234,500871,800336,000305,50019,70010,800
1987 1,208,100 139,100563,900289,000216,200971,300236,800859,700348,400315,90020,40012,100
1988 1,220,300 142,400568,400277,000232,500983,300237,000843,500376,800344,10019,60013,100
1989 1,250,200 154,300596,900276,400222,6001,009,300240,900855,900394,300358,90022,20013,300
1990 1,340,800 163,700652,700294,300230,1001,079,600261,200908,700432,100397,30020,10014,700
1991 1,466,900 182,100720,100320,700244,0001,182,700284,200984,700482,200436,30026,20019,700
1992 1,536,300 188,700763,000328,000256,6001,232,400303,9001,030,900505,500456,30028,60020,500
1993 1,572,600 179,500792,300341,900258,9001,244,900327,7001,048,700523,900477,50025,40021,000
1994 1,711,600 189,700864,600376,900280,4001,341,200370,3001,143,300568,200515,50029,30023,500
1995 1,826,600 201,100917,000404,900303,6001,416,200410,4001,230,600595,900546,60026,20023,200
1996 1,871,500 192,600925,000434,300319,6001,442,500429,0001,266,100605,400552,40028,70024,300
1997 1,878,500 193,900908,500439,300336,8001,433,200445,3001,269,000609,500556,00028,70024,700
1998 1,797,300 187,200861,800416,600331,8001,359,500437,8001,231,800565,500512,20030,00023,300
1999 1,732,900 185,700825,000402,400319,7001,306,200426,7001,182,400550,500500,60027,60022,300
2000 1,709,300 185,800808,700389,100325,7001,276,300433,0001,166,900542,400492,50026,30023,600
2001 1,685,600 184,700798,300387,600314,9001,248,100437,5001,145,900539,700489,70025,90024,100
2002 1,679,100 178,100796,600387,600316,7001,233,600445,5001,131,800547,300496,60027,10023,700
2003 1,683,900 170,600805,900385,200322,2001,234,700449,3001,118,300565,600516,00025,90023,700
2004 1,684,700 159,200812,300391,600321,5001,226,200458,5001,101,200583,500533,60026,10023,800
2005 1,679,300 146,300812,100394,600326,2001,220,200459,0001,074,100605,100556,10024,90024,000
2006 1,630,800 133,300774,800396,000326,7001,199,800430,9001,036,200594,500547,20024,00023,400
2007 1,632,200 125,700757,900406,000342,6001,192,600439,6001,037,000595,100548,80023,90022,400
2008 1,614,900 119,600733,400408,100353,9001,174,900440,1001,021,700593,200547,40023,00022,700
2009 1,484,400 109,500663,300379,900331,7001,073,900410,500943,900540,500497,40021,70021,400
2010 1,368,200 106,800609,500347,700304,100986,700381,500876,400491,700451,10021,10019,500
Note: The estimates in this table are rounded to the nearest 100.

Suggested citation: Puzzanchera, C. and Kang, W. (2013). "Easy Access to Juvenile Court Statistics: 1985-2010." Online. Available: http://www.ojjdp.gov/ojstatbb/ezajcs/