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Juvenile Court Statistics: 1985-2011



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Demographic characteristics of cases handled by juvenile courts

Year Total 12 & under13 to 151617 & overMaleFemaleWhiteMinorityBlackAmerican IndianAsian/NHPI
1985 1,159,000 137,100568,100259,300194,500935,700223,300848,900310,100280,50019,30010,200
1986 1,208,600 131,300583,300283,300210,600974,500234,100873,000335,600305,50019,30010,800
1987 1,207,800 139,500564,200288,400215,600971,800236,000860,300347,500315,60019,70012,100
1988 1,221,100 142,900569,000277,000232,300984,600236,500844,300376,800344,40019,30013,100
1989 1,248,100 154,600596,100275,800221,5001,007,800240,200855,000393,100357,80021,90013,300
1990 1,323,600 162,900645,700290,100224,9001,065,000258,600898,300425,300390,70020,10014,600
1991 1,447,300 180,300712,600316,200238,2001,165,100282,200972,800474,500429,20025,70019,600
1992 1,518,900 187,400756,300323,600251,5001,216,300302,5001,020,700498,200449,60028,00020,700
1993 1,576,600 179,900794,000342,700260,0001,248,400328,2001,052,900523,700478,20024,50021,000
1994 1,711,300 189,700864,400376,900280,3001,341,300370,0001,143,800567,500515,80028,20023,500
1995 1,830,400 201,500918,300405,600305,0001,419,700410,7001,230,100600,300551,30025,80023,200
1996 1,871,100 192,600924,300434,200320,0001,442,300428,8001,266,200604,900552,40028,20024,300
1997 1,872,700 193,700906,900437,500334,6001,429,600443,1001,264,500608,200554,80028,50024,900
1998 1,799,100 187,000862,300417,000332,9001,361,100438,1001,234,000565,100512,20029,60023,300
1999 1,732,500 185,600824,900402,100319,9001,305,900426,6001,183,500549,000499,50027,20022,300
2000 1,706,000 186,200808,100388,200323,5001,272,500433,5001,163,400542,600493,60025,60023,300
2001 1,677,800 184,700796,400385,700311,0001,241,800436,0001,141,200536,600487,30025,20024,000
2002 1,667,700 177,500792,900385,000312,3001,225,200442,5001,123,500544,200494,50026,40023,300
2003 1,674,400 169,900802,400383,500318,6001,227,600446,8001,114,800559,600510,60025,30023,700
2004 1,675,800 158,400809,400390,200317,9001,219,400456,4001,097,200578,600529,50025,50023,600
2005 1,679,800 146,500816,200395,100321,9001,218,000461,7001,073,300606,400558,80024,10023,600
2006 1,629,300 133,100776,200396,400323,5001,197,000432,3001,032,300597,000550,90023,10023,000
2007 1,631,000 125,400759,100406,500340,0001,189,700441,2001,032,800598,200553,60022,80021,800
2008 1,610,600 118,700733,100408,100350,7001,169,900440,7001,016,400594,300550,40021,90021,900
2009 1,477,900 108,800660,600379,400329,0001,065,500412,400936,400541,400500,30020,60020,500
2010 1,351,000 105,100601,900344,700299,400971,400379,600863,300487,700449,40019,80018,400
2011 1,236,200 100,300552,000310,900273,000891,100345,100790,000446,200410,90018,60016,800
Note: The estimates in this table are rounded to the nearest 100.

Suggested citation: Sickmund, M., Sladky, A., and Kang, W. (2014). "Easy Access to Juvenile Court Statistics: 1985-2011." Online. Available: http://www.ojjdp.gov/ojstatbb/ezajcs/