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Juvenile Court Statistics: 1985-2013



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Demographic characteristics of cases handled by juvenile courts

Year Total 12 & under13 to 151617 & overMaleFemaleWhiteMinorityBlackAmerican IndianAsian/NHPI
1985 1,159,400 137,300568,300259,300194,500936,000223,400848,700310,700280,60019,90010,200
1986 1,209,100 131,500583,600283,300210,700974,900234,300872,800336,300305,50019,90010,800
1987 1,208,500 139,800564,500288,500215,700972,400236,100860,400348,100315,70020,30012,100
1988 1,219,800 143,000568,200276,400232,300983,500236,300842,900376,800343,90019,80013,100
1989 1,246,400 154,600595,200275,100221,4001,006,500239,900853,300393,100357,30022,50013,300
1990 1,321,300 163,000644,600289,200224,5001,063,200258,100896,400424,900389,90020,40014,500
1991 1,444,000 180,300710,900314,900237,9001,162,300281,700970,100473,900428,30026,10019,500
1992 1,518,900 187,700756,000323,100252,1001,216,200302,7001,021,300497,600448,70028,30020,600
1993 1,575,800 180,100793,100342,100260,4001,247,500328,3001,052,800522,900477,00025,00021,000
1994 1,710,600 190,000863,900376,300280,5001,340,600370,1001,143,700566,900514,70028,70023,400
1995 1,825,900 201,300915,700404,200304,6001,416,200409,7001,226,200599,700550,60026,00023,100
1996 1,869,700 192,300923,000433,500321,0001,441,200428,5001,264,900604,900552,30028,30024,200
1997 1,875,000 193,800907,200438,200335,8001,431,100443,9001,265,100609,800556,50028,60024,700
1998 1,800,600 187,200862,800417,200333,4001,361,700438,8001,233,800566,800513,90029,70023,200
1999 1,732,900 186,100824,800401,600320,4001,305,500427,4001,182,000550,900501,40027,30022,200
2000 1,703,700 186,200806,500387,200323,9001,270,400433,3001,160,800543,000494,10025,70023,200
2001 1,679,900 186,300797,000385,700311,0001,242,500437,4001,140,600539,300490,00025,40023,900
2002 1,669,900 178,500793,200385,300312,9001,225,900444,0001,123,000546,900497,10026,50023,300
2003 1,674,000 170,300801,600382,900319,1001,226,900447,1001,112,700561,300512,20025,40023,600
2004 1,675,000 159,000808,400389,400318,2001,218,400456,5001,095,000580,000530,90025,50023,600
2005 1,678,100 146,700815,200394,100322,1001,216,600461,6001,071,100607,100559,40024,20023,500
2006 1,626,900 133,200774,700395,400323,6001,194,800432,0001,030,200596,700550,60023,10022,900
2007 1,628,900 125,600757,500405,600340,3001,188,000440,8001,030,600598,200553,60022,90021,700
2008 1,608,500 119,200732,000407,000350,3001,168,400440,1001,014,100594,400550,60021,90021,800
2009 1,480,700 109,700661,600379,800329,6001,067,100413,500936,600544,100503,00020,70020,500
2010 1,355,500 106,100603,500345,400300,600974,300381,200864,700490,800452,50019,90018,400
2011 1,238,500 101,200552,600311,100273,700891,700346,800789,900448,600413,20018,70016,800
2012 1,143,100 97,400513,700284,500247,500821,200321,900724,600418,500385,50018,10015,000
2013 1,058,500 89,400474,500259,800234,700764,800293,700654,200404,300374,10017,00013,200
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: 1985-2013." Online. Available: http://www.ojjdp.gov/ojstatbb/ezajcs/