Juvenile Court Statistics 2015

NCJJThis report from the National Center for Juvenile Justice, drawing on data from the National Juvenile Court Data Archive, describes delinquency cases and petitioned status offense cases that courts with juvenile jurisdiction processed in 2015 and highlights trends since 2005. Data include case counts and rates, which includes demographic information of the juveniles involved and the offenses charged. In 2015, courts with juvenile jurisdictions handled an estimated 884,900 delinquency cases and an estimated 100,000 petitioned status offense cases.