Teenagers in the U.S.: Juvenile Delinquency

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Statista Dossier on Teenagers in the U.S.: Juvenile Delinquency

This Statista dossier provides the latest facts and data on American teenagers and juvenile delinquency. Among other information, it includes statistics on crime committed at school and online, drug consumption and youth crime. Additionally, it provides data on dating violence and violent offenses involving teenagers in the United States.

Table of contents

  • 1. Crime committed at school
    • Public schools in the U.S. - share reporting incidents of crime 2016

    • Rate of nonfatal crimes against students at U.S. schools 2016, by age and type

    • Schools in the U.S. - victims of threats/injuries by weapons 2015, by ethnicity

    • U.S. school crime: student victims of injuries with weapons 2015, by gender

    • U.S. students carrying a weapon on school property in 2017, by gender and ethnicity

    • U.S. students who were injured with a weapon at school 2017, by gender and ethnicity

    • School-associated violent deaths in the U.S. from 1992-2015

    • Homicides of youth ages 5-18 years in U.S. schools from 1992-2015

    • U.S. schools - security measures from 2001-2015

    • U.S. students who did not go to school due to feeling unsafe, by gender and ethnicity

    • Gang problems at U.S. schools by school type in 2015

  • 2. Crime committed online
    • U.S. high school students who were bullied at school in 2017, by gender and ethnicity

    • U.S. student lifetime cyber bullying offending rate 2007-2015

    • U.S. child and teen cyber bullying activities 2015

    • U.S. states with the highest cyber bullying rate 2016-2017

  • 3. Drugs and alcohol
    • U.S. high school students who have consumed alcohol in 2017, by gender and ethnicity

    • U.S. students who currently consume alcohol in 2017, by gender and ethnicity

    • U.S. students driving a car after drinking alcohol by gender and grade 2017

    • U.S. students who used marijuana, by gender and ethnicity

    • Availability of marijuana as perceived by U.S. 12th graders 1975-2017

    • U.S. students who have used hallucinogenic drugs 2017

    • U.S. students who have used cocaine at least once 2017, by gender and ethnicity

    • Number of U.S. drug overdose deaths 2014-2016, by age

  • 4. Violence and assault
    • U.S. - number of serious violent crimes by youth 1980-2015

    • U.S. - share of serious violent crimes involving youth 1980-2015

    • Arrest rate of minors in the U.S. 2000-2014

    • Number of arrests of minors for violent offenses in the U.S. 2014, by offence

    • Death rate from homicide in the U.S. 2014-2015 by age

    • U.S. students who experienced physical dating violence 2017, by gender and ethnicity

    • U.S. high school students forced to have sex as of 2017, by gender and ethnicity

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