Between 2005 and 2017, the person offense case rate decreased most for Asian youth (58%), followed by Hispanic youth and black youth (39% each), white youth (36%), and American Indian (32%).
|Note: Rates are cases per 1,000 youth ages 10-upper age of juvenile court jurisdiction.
*Excludes persons of Hispanic ethnicity. Persons of Hispanic ethnicity can be of any race.
- Person offense case rates were at their highest level in 2005 and decreased steadily through 2017 for all race groups.
Internet Citation: OJJDP Statistical Briefing Book. Online. Available:
April 23, 2019.
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