Number of Juvenile Offenders by Sex

    Date 2019-02-07

     

    Through the crime analysis of the Prosecution Office, the number of juvenile offenders by sex was measured every three years from 2001 to 2016. By 2016, there were 76,000 juvenile offenders, of which 12,223 were women and 63,777 were men which makes women account for 16.1%.

    Since 2001, juvenile offenders have declined significantly in 2004, but after a slight increase in 2013, it declined again in 2016. In 2001, there were 20,448 female juvenile offenders and 110,527 male juvenile offenders where both men and women recorded the highest number during the survey period. These figures decreased to 11,591 for women and 60,936 for men in 2004 and slightly increased to 13,930 for women and 73,868 for men in 2007. This increase continues in 2010 and 2013. In 2013, there were 14,886 female juvenile offenders and 76,687 male juvenile offenders. As it was previously stated, in 2016, there were 12,223 female juvenile offenders and 63,777 male juvenile offenders which is a decrease fom 2013.

     

    On the other hand, the share of women among juvenile offenders increased from 15.6% in 2001 to 16.0% in 2004 and 16.0% and 16.3% in 2010 and 2013, respectively. The ratio is 16.1% in 2016 and stays around 16% every year.

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