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EZAJCS Easy Access to Juvenile Court Statistics: 1985-2018

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Year of Disposition by Age at Referral

Count <12 12 13 14 15 16 17 >17 Total
2005 62,162 80,531 165,019 270,677 366,024 389,362 277,553 36,502 1,647,831
2006 55,588 72,668 151,392 254,665 352,273 388,548 276,576 35,400 1,587,112
2007 52,749 68,608 144,619 248,119 351,130 399,760 292,271 37,622 1,594,876
2008 50,387 64,306 136,805 237,517 344,452 401,741 298,978 39,529 1,573,716
2009 45,791 58,816 121,890 212,336 313,087 373,351 278,989 38,219 1,442,480
2010 45,030 56,097 114,420 194,241 283,100 341,028 254,338 35,429 1,323,682
2011 42,084 53,519 107,085 177,185 256,197 306,362 231,546 31,311 1,205,289
2012 40,154 49,739 100,139 166,377 234,987 279,198 208,009 29,049 1,107,652
2013 35,605 44,813 90,052 148,911 211,883 248,702 192,362 27,271 999,598
2014 32,914 40,810 83,262 138,171 194,741 230,022 185,983 26,575 932,478
2015 30,125 37,457 75,667 128,377 181,467 215,459 174,151 25,243 867,945
2016 27,496 35,571 71,941 118,634 170,407 202,409 167,052 25,673 819,184
2017 27,784 34,929 69,658 114,001 163,049 196,824 156,494 24,427 787,166
2018 27,524 35,034 68,575 110,024 152,988 181,699 146,147 22,459 744,451
Total 575,392 732,901 1,500,524 2,519,235 3,575,785 4,154,465 3,140,449 434,710 16,633,460

Note: The counts in the table above are estimates. While confidence intervals cannot be calculated, it is suggested that users round cell values to the nearest hundred as an acknowledgement of the limitations of these estimates. The unrounded values are provided only for the computation of percentages and rates. Detail may not add to total due to rounding.

Suggested citation: Sickmund, M., Sladky, A., and Kang, W. (2020). "Easy Access to Juvenile Court Statistics: 1985-2018" Online. Available: https://www.ojjdp.gov/ojstatbb/ezajcs/

Data source: National Center for Juvenile Justice. (2020). National Juvenile Court Data Archive: Juvenile court case records 1985-2018 [machine-readable data files]. Pittsburgh, PA: NCJJ [producer].

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