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Juvenile Court Statistics: 1985-2012



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Demographic characteristics of cases handled by juvenile courts

Year Total 12 & under13 to 151617 & overMaleFemaleWhiteMinorityBlackAmerican IndianAsian/NHPI
1985 1,159,400 137,300568,300259,300194,500936,000223,400848,800310,600280,50019,90010,200
1986 1,209,100 131,500583,600283,300210,700974,900234,300872,900336,200305,40019,90010,800
1987 1,208,500 139,800564,500288,500215,700972,400236,100860,500348,100315,60020,30012,100
1988 1,219,800 142,900568,200276,400232,300983,500236,300843,000376,700343,80019,80013,100
1989 1,246,400 154,600595,200275,100221,4001,006,500239,900853,500393,000357,20022,50013,300
1990 1,321,300 163,000644,600289,200224,5001,063,200258,100896,400424,800389,90020,40014,500
1991 1,444,000 180,300710,900314,800237,9001,162,300281,700970,100473,800428,30026,10019,500
1992 1,518,900 187,700756,000323,100252,1001,216,200302,7001,021,300497,600448,60028,30020,600
1993 1,575,800 180,200793,000342,100260,4001,247,500328,3001,052,800522,900477,00025,00021,000
1994 1,710,600 190,000863,800376,300280,5001,340,600370,0001,143,700566,900514,70028,70023,400
1995 1,825,900 201,300915,700404,200304,7001,416,200409,7001,226,200599,600550,60026,00023,100
1996 1,869,700 192,300922,900433,500321,0001,441,200428,5001,264,900604,900552,30028,30024,200
1997 1,874,600 193,700907,100438,200335,6001,430,900443,8001,265,000609,700556,40028,60024,700
1998 1,800,200 187,200862,700417,100333,2001,361,500438,8001,233,600566,600513,80029,70023,200
1999 1,732,700 186,100824,800401,600320,3001,305,400427,3001,181,900550,800501,30027,40022,200
2000 1,703,500 186,200806,300387,100323,8001,270,200433,2001,160,600542,900493,90025,70023,200
2001 1,679,700 186,200796,900385,600310,9001,242,300437,4001,140,500539,200489,90025,40023,900
2002 1,669,600 178,500793,000385,300312,8001,225,700443,9001,123,000546,600496,80026,50023,300
2003 1,673,600 170,300801,500382,800318,9001,226,500447,0001,112,500561,000512,00025,40023,600
2004 1,669,100 158,600805,400388,200316,8001,214,500454,6001,093,300575,800530,40025,50019,900
2005 1,677,100 146,600814,400394,000322,0001,215,900461,2001,070,500606,600559,00024,20023,500
2006 1,627,000 133,300774,800395,500323,5001,195,000432,1001,030,200596,800550,80023,10022,900
2007 1,628,600 125,600757,400405,500340,2001,187,800440,8001,030,500598,100553,50022,90021,700
2008 1,607,900 119,000731,700406,900350,3001,167,900440,0001,013,700594,200550,40021,90021,800
2009 1,480,200 109,500661,400379,800329,5001,066,800413,400936,300543,900502,80020,60020,500
2010 1,355,500 105,900603,600345,600300,300974,300381,200864,900490,600452,20019,90018,500
2011 1,239,400 101,200553,300311,400273,600892,600346,800790,300449,100413,70018,70016,800
2012 1,145,800 97,800515,200285,200247,700823,600322,200725,600420,300387,10018,20015,000
Note: The estimates in this table are rounded to the nearest 100.

Suggested citation: Sickmund, M., Sladky, A., and Kang, W. (2015). "Easy Access to Juvenile Court Statistics: 1985-2012." Online. Available: http://www.ojjdp.gov/ojstatbb/ezajcs/