|Juvenile Arrest Rate Trends
The juvenile arrest rate for drunkenness rose 37% between 1993 and 1998 then fell 52% through 2010.
Juvenile Arrest Rates for Drunkenness, 1980-2010
|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 52% through 2010, reaching its lowest level since at least 1980.
Internet Citation: OJJDP Statistical Briefing Book. Online. Available:
December 17, 2012.
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