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EZAJCS Easy Access to Juvenile Court Statistics: 1985-2017

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Year of Disposition by Age at Referral

Count <12 12 13 14 15 16 17 >17 Total
2005 64,036 81,843 167,493 275,301 372,691 394,242 283,974 37,198 1,676,777
2006 57,534 73,834 153,684 258,420 357,722 392,620 283,081 35,942 1,612,836
2007 54,519 69,577 146,533 251,779 356,305 403,451 298,711 38,111 1,618,987
2008 51,791 65,053 138,397 240,652 348,846 404,584 305,603 40,049 1,594,975
2009 47,229 59,671 123,523 215,209 317,461 376,492 285,337 38,814 1,463,737
2010 46,389 56,840 115,956 196,922 286,934 343,035 260,263 36,029 1,342,369
2011 43,336 54,071 108,479 179,383 259,286 307,971 237,090 31,957 1,221,572
2012 41,636 50,411 101,114 168,249 237,853 280,376 212,626 29,554 1,121,818
2013 37,401 45,845 92,064 152,106 216,180 251,402 197,943 27,675 1,020,617
2014 34,444 41,562 84,653 140,621 198,066 232,098 190,340 26,932 948,717
2015 32,035 38,512 77,492 131,164 185,173 218,060 178,753 25,606 886,794
2016 29,394 36,571 73,704 121,749 174,572 205,668 171,760 26,208 839,626
2017 29,779 36,267 72,204 118,380 169,341 202,988 164,113 25,793 818,864
Total 569,524 710,058 1,455,295 2,449,934 3,480,431 4,012,986 3,069,593 419,869 16,167,689

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. (2019). "Easy Access to Juvenile Court Statistics: 1985-2017" Online. Available: https://www.ojjdp.gov/ojstatbb/ezajcs/

Data source: National Center for Juvenile Justice. (2019). National Juvenile Court Data Archive: Juvenile court case records 1985-2017 [machine-readable data files]. Pittsburgh, PA: NCJJ [producer].

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