The National Center for Juvenile Justice has released "Juvenile Court Statistics 2019." This report describes delinquency cases and status offense cases handled between 2005 and 2019 by U.S. courts with jurisdiction over youth populations.
In 2019, these courts handled an estimated 722,600 delinquency cases and an estimated 90,500 petitioned status offense cases. Explore comprehensive data on juvenile court cases and demographics of justice-involved youth, and analyze caseload trends from 2005 to 2019.
This report pulls data from the National Juvenile Court Data Archive, funded by OJJDP and managed by the National Institute of Justice.