|Juvenile Arrest Rate Trends
The decline in the juvenile arrest rate for drunkenness continued through 2012.
Juvenile Arrest Rates for Drunkenness, 1980-2012
|Note: Rates are arrests of persons ages 10-17 per 100,000 persons ages 10-17 in the resident population.
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- The juvenile arrest rate for drunkenness fell 60% between 1980 and 1993.
- Following an increase through 1998, the juvenile arrest rate for drunkenness declined 62% through 2012, reaching its lowest level since at least 1980.
Internet Citation: OJJDP Statistical Briefing Book. Online. Available:
December 09, 2014.
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