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Publication Trends in Juvenile Violence

James A. Fox

November 1, 1997    NCJ 170379 & 170377

This report discusses demographic trends and their impact on crime. It concludes that the growth in juvenile population in the next decade will cause a dramatic increase in the level of juvenile violence. This report, produced under a Bureau of Justice Statistics grant, is based on Dr. Fox's briefing of the Attorney General in 1995. An updated report with results through 1996 is now available. NCJ 170379 and 170377

Recent homicide data can be found in Homicide Trends in the United States.

1997 Update - Full report (PDF 62K)
1997 Update - Forecast of Teen Homicide Offenders (Chart Page)
1997 Update - Data used in the tables and graphic (Spreadsheet 25K)
1997 Update - State-by-State tables in zip format (Spreadsheet)
Original Report - Full report (PDF 127K)
Original Report - Text and tables only (PDF 27K)
Original Report - Fig 1. Four Measures of Violent Crime (Chart Page)
Original Report - Fig 2. Urban Violent Crime Forecast from 1976 Model (Chart Page)
Original Report - Fig 3. U.S. Homicide Rate and Percent of Population Ages 18-24 (Chart Page)
Original Report - Fig 4. Homicide Offending Rate by Age (Chart Page)
Original Report - Fig 5a. Homicide Offending Rate by Age, White Male (Chart Page)
Original Report - Fig 5b. Homicide Offending Rate by Age, Black Male (Chart Page)
Original Report - Fig 6a. White Males, Ages 14-24 as Percent of Homicide Offenders, Victims and Population (Chart Page)
Original Report - Fig 6b. Black Males, Ages 14-24 as Percent of Homicide Offenders, Victims and Population (Chart Page)
Original Report - Fig 7a. Homicide Arrest Rates by Age (with percent change, 1989-94) (Chart Page)
Original Report - Fig 7b. Violent Arrest Rates by Age (with percent change, 1989-94) (Chart Page)
Original Report - Fig 8. Juvenile Homicides by Weapon (Chart Page)
Original Report - Fig 9. Juvenile Homicides by Relationship (Chart Page)
Original Report - Fig 10. Percent of Families with Children Under 18 Lacking Full-time Parental Supervision (Chart Page)
Original Report - Fig 11. Time of Offending by Age of Offender (Chart Page)
Original Report - Fig 12. Population Under Ten Years Old (Chart Page)
Original Report - Fig 13. Population and Offenders, Age 14-17 (Chart Page)
Original Report - Fig 14a. Population and Offenders, White Male, Ages 14-17 (Chart Page)
Original Report - Fig 14b. Population and Offenders, Black Male, Ages 14-17 (Chart Page)
Original Report - Fig 15. Forecast of Homicide Offenders, Ages 14-17 (Chart Page)
Original Report - Data for the graphics (Spreadsheet)

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