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2. Family and delinquency
Fig. III-13 shows juvenile domestic violence in the last ten years, by educational and employment situation.
The number of reported cases of juvenile domestic violence has been on an upward trend since 1995, standing at 1,386 (an increase of 48.9% from the previous year) in 2000. By educational and employment situation, domestic violence by junior high school students was most rampant in each of those years.
By examining the target of domestic violence in 2000, the mother was the most frequent target of domestic violence, accounting for 788 cases (56.9%). That was followed by material objects (family property, etc. )with 194 cases (14.0%), relatives who live together with 176 cases (12.7%), the father with for 139 cases (10.0%), siblings with 71 cases (5.1%), and others with 18 cases (1.3%) (Source:Community Safety Bureau, National Police Agency).