Total Arrests by Age, 2000

The following table lists the total number and percent distribution of arrests in the United States during 2000, according to age of persons arrested.

  Number
of arrests
Percent
distribution
Total, all ages 9,116,967 100.0%
Total, under 18 1,560,289 17.1
Total, under 15 498,219 5.5
18 459,116 5.0
17 405,633 4.4
16 358,299 3.9%
15 298,138 3.3
13–14 358,156 3.9
10–12 117,522 1.3
Under 10 22,541 0.2
NOTE: Because of rounding, the percentages may not add up to total.
Source: Crime in the United States, 2000, FBI, Uniform Crime Reports.

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