Juvenile Court Statistics
Documenting the handling of offenders in juvenile court since 1927
NCJJ has been responsible for the Juvenile Court Statistics report series since 1975. One of NCJJ's first projects nearly 4 decades ago, the work remains at NCJJ's core
In 1927, data were reported by 42 courts in 15 states. Today, data are collected on more than 2,300 courts with jurisdiction over 83% of the juvenile population
Read the latest Juvenile Court Statistics report or go back in time and read Juvenile Court Statistics 1927
Easy Access to
the FBI's Supplementary Homicide Reports: 1980-2011
Developed for OJJDP by the National Center for Juvenile Justice, the Statistical Briefing Book (SBB) gives users quick and easy access to detailed statistics on a variety of juvenile justice topics.
Updated to include data through 2011
More than three decades of national and State data on homicide victims and homicide offenders
Information on the age, sex, and race of victims and offenders, the victim-offender relationship, and the type of weapon used
FAQs describing juvenile homicide victims and juvenile homicide offenders also updated to include data through 2011
Juvenile Populations: 1990-2012
Need to calculate a rate statistic? Get your denominators here. Create your own age groups.
Explore state and county population trends, 1990 - 2012.
Updated to include data through 2012
Population data to support funding proposals - How many youth of “juvenile age” live in your county? What are their age, sex, race, and ethnicity characteristics?
the Census of Juveniles in Residential Placement: 1997-2011
Custom analysis of national data on youth in residential placement facilities and facility characteristics
Detail on the youth's age, sex, race/ethnicity, placement status, length of stay, offense
View state comparison tables describing youth in residential placement facilities
NCJJ has developed several new FAQs regarding the Organization and Administration of Delinquency Services under the Juvenile Justice Structure and Process section of OJJPD's Statistical Briefing Book. These FAQ's were developed through OJJDP's State Training and Technical Assistance Center (STTAC).