Juvenile Justice - Juvenile court delinquency dispositions by year and age group in Pennsylvania

Change Indicator

Why This Indicator Matters

The rate of children in Pennsylvania having an adjudication of delinquency disposition has continued to decrease since 2008.
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Juvenile Justice - Juvenile court delinquency dispositions by year and age group

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Note: Non-consecutive years appear adjacent in the trend line
because one or more years have been deselected.

Definitions: The total number of juvenile court delinquency dispositions by year and age group. A disposition is defined as an allegation of delinquency disposed of by the juvenile probation department and/or the court. This indicator does not reflect the number of children, but rather the number of dispositions for all children in the given year.

Data Source: Pennsylvania Juvenile Court Judges Commission’s Annual Report - Pennsylvania Juvenile Court Dispositions

Footnotes: Updated July 2019.