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Children Statistics and Information

16. Juvenile justice and crime statistics of persons aged under 18
a) Juvenile justice system and restoration of juvenile offenders

 

In 2015-16, an estimate of $285 million in total was made for *probation service, the Community Service Orders Scheme, and correctional/residential homes.

*While the above services are for persons aged 10 or above, there is no breakdown of the estimate by the age of the service users.

 
b) Number of persons aged under 18 arrested by Hong Kong Police Force for committing criminal offence
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Male Female Total Male Female Total Male Female Total Male Female Total Male Female Total Male Female Total Male Female Total
Total 4 118 1 336 5 454 4 210 1 145 5 355 3 404 794 4 198 2 678 735 3 413 1 997 537 2 534 1 841 505 2 346 1 490 393 1 883
 
c) Number of persons aged under 18 arrested by Hong Kong Police Force and convicted of criminal offences
Year of conviction
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
(Jan-Jun)
Total 1 301 1 164 1 056 835 597 456 370 175