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1 Trend of juvenile delinquency
In France,in accordance with the criminal law,persons under the age of18when a crime was committed are regarded as juveniles(mineur)and are treated differently from adults(majeur).
Fig.4-6-1-1 shows the number of persons cleared for criminal offenses(felony and misdemeanor excluding traffic crimes;hereinafter the same in this section)for juveniles and adults over the last ten years.
Fig.4-6-1-1 Trends in the number of persons cleared for juveniles and adults(France)Table4-6-1-2 shows the number of persons cleared and ratio in the population over the last ten years for criminal offenses and the designated five types of crime for juveniles and adults.
Table4-6-1-2 Number of persons cleared and ratio in the population for criminal offenses/designated five types of crime for juveniles/adults(France)