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 since 1999. This statistical information are available at national and in almost all cases at cantonal level.

Convicted persons, 2020
 

Total

SCC

RTA

NarcA

APT

Total1

17 415

7 314

3 669

4 091

2 778

Sex

         

male

13 524

5 689

3 274

3 443

1 642

female

3 891

1 625

395

648

1 136

Age

         

up to
14 years

3 674

1 911

840

273

334

15 years

2 956

1 326

719

596

353

16 years

4 133

1 578

865

1 222

637

from
17 years

6 652

2 499

1 245

2 000

1 454

Nationality

         

Switzerland

10 966

4 207

2 647

2 896

1 484

Resident foreigners in Switzerland (without asylum)

4 457

2 155

759

802

941

other foreigners

1 992

952

263

393

353

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
Source: Juvenile detention statistics on preventive measures and sentencing (JUSAS), state of the database: 14.06.2021

Further information

Tables

Tables on total of convicted persons

Tables on Swiss Criminal Code

Tables on Road Traffic Act

Tables on Narcotics Act

Tables on convictions under other laws

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Espace de l'Europe 10
CH-2010 Neuchâtel
Switzerland

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