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Juveniles in Corrections
Custody Data (1997-Present)
Q: Does time in placement vary by sex?
A: Yes. Males tended to stay in facilities longer than females in 2011.

Percent of residents remaining in placement by sex, 2011

Days since
admission
        Committed          
          Detained            
Male Female Male Female

0 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
10 91.8% 89.3% 63.8% 55.1%
20 86.8% 83.0% 46.9% 36.4%
30 80.2% 75.8% 34.5% 23.7%
40 76.5% 71.2% 27.9% 18.1%
50 71.2% 66.0% 22.5% 13.4%
60 67.1% 61.5% 19.3% 10.5%
70 62.8% 57.6% 16.6% 8.6%
80 58.5% 53.1% 14.3% 7.1%
90 55.2% 50.1% 12.7% 6.3%
100 51.3% 46.6% 11.2% 5.6%
110 48.5% 43.8% 10.1% 5.1%
120 45.0% 40.9% 9.1% 4.6%
130 41.8% 37.6% 8.4% 4.0%
140 38.8% 34.1% 7.6% 3.8%
150 36.0% 31.1% 7.0% 3.5%
160 34.0% 28.9% 6.4% 3.1%
170 31.4% 26.3% 5.8% 2.7%
180 29.5% 24.6% 5.3% 2.6%
190 27.4% 22.5% 4.9% 2.5%
200 25.9% 20.8% 4.5% 2.3%
210 24.4% 18.9% 4.2% 2.1%
220 22.9% 17.7% 3.8% 1.9%
230 21.8% 16.8% 3.5% 1.7%
240 20.2% 15.1% 3.3% 1.6%
250 19.3% 14.2% 3.1% 1.5%
260 18.1% 13.2% 2.9% 1.4%
270 17.0% 11.9% 2.7% 1.4%
280 16.0% 11.3% 2.5% 1.2%
290 15.2% 10.6% 2.3% 1.1%
300 14.6% 10.1% 2.2% 1.1%
310 14.0% 9.5% 2.1% 1.1%
320 13.4% 8.9% 2.0% 1.0%
330 12.6% 8.2% 1.8% 0.9%
340 12.2% 7.9% 1.7% 0.9%
350 11.6% 7.6% 1.6% 0.8%
360 11.0% 7.3% 1.5% 0.6%
365 10.8% 7.1% 1.4% 0.6%

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Internet citation: OJJDP Statistical Briefing Book. Online. Available: http://www.ojjdp.gov/ojstatbb/corrections/qa08402.asp?qaDate=2011. Released on September 24, 2013.

Data Source: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. Census of Juveniles in Residential Placement 2011 [machine-readable data files]. Washington, D.C.: OJJDP.

 

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