Juveniles convicted

The annual number of convicted juveniles. Details are available of the personal characteristics by offence.

Regardless of the number of convictions, each person is shown only once per law or offence in any given year.

Information on age, sex and nationality have been presented per law and offence in detail from 1999 to 2019 using the data of JUSUS and from 2020 using the data of JUSAS. This statistical information are available at national and in almost all cases at cantonal level.

Convicted persons, 2021

 

Total

SCC

RTA

NarcA

APT

Total1

17 801

7 894

4 242

3 220

3 553

Sex

         

male

13 605

5 991

3 758

2 712

2 090

female

4 196

1 903

484

508

1 463

Age

         

up to
14 years

3 873

2 193

922

212

470

15 years

2 993

1 419

747

500

477

16 years

4 187

1 681

1 017

884

872

from
17 years

6 747

2 600

1 556

1 624

1 734

Nationality

         

Switzerland

11 499

4 793

3 155

2 344

1 979

Resident foreigners in Switzerland (without asylum)

4 610

2 263

920

676

1 251

other foreigners

1 692

837

167

200

323

Source: Statistics on criminal convictions and enforcement of juvenile sanctions (JUSAS), state of the database: 31.05.2022

¹ For juvenile convictions, felonies, misdemeanours and contraventions are taken into account.


SCC: Swiss Criminal Code
RTA: Road Traffic Act
NarcA: Narcotics Act
APT: Act on passenger transport

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