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EZAJCS Easy Access to Juvenile Court Statistics: 1985-2019

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Year of Disposition by Age at Referral

Count <12 12 13 14 15 16 17 >17 Total
2005 62,036 80,601 165,246 270,869 366,021 389,231 277,178 36,486 1,647,668
2006 55,524 72,636 151,465 254,974 352,282 388,217 275,927 35,362 1,586,387
2007 52,695 68,586 144,529 248,074 351,186 399,495 291,264 37,497 1,593,326
2008 50,264 64,248 136,763 237,350 344,278 401,399 298,069 39,398 1,571,768
2009 45,706 58,802 121,867 212,150 312,665 372,731 278,087 38,051 1,440,059
2010 44,933 56,073 114,422 194,096 282,537 340,197 253,400 35,239 1,320,897
2011 42,017 53,552 107,013 177,157 255,838 305,753 230,680 30,871 1,202,881
2012 40,081 49,687 100,191 166,228 234,624 278,496 207,345 28,676 1,105,328
2013 35,609 44,863 90,120 148,931 211,794 248,538 191,748 26,857 998,461
2014 32,769 40,809 83,313 137,956 194,424 229,432 185,112 26,061 929,876
2015 29,951 37,340 75,923 128,432 181,207 215,127 173,495 24,853 866,328
2016 27,308 35,375 71,496 118,404 169,974 201,636 165,495 24,988 814,676
2017 27,734 34,877 69,515 113,888 163,373 197,376 156,815 23,895 787,473
2018 27,383 34,805 67,803 108,796 151,401 180,798 144,825 21,787 737,598
2019 25,701 36,939 69,831 111,385 149,560 172,958 135,831 20,422 722,625
Total 599,711 769,192 1,569,497 2,628,690 3,721,163 4,321,382 3,265,270 450,445 17,325,350

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. (2021). "Easy Access to Juvenile Court Statistics: 1985-2019" Online. Available: https://www.ojjdp.gov/ojstatbb/ezajcs/

Data source: National Center for Juvenile Justice. (2021). National Juvenile Court Data Archive: Juvenile court case records 1985-2019 [machine-readable data files]. Pittsburgh, PA: NCJJ [producer].

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