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Fig. 4-1-4-1 shows the number of reported cases for domestic violence committed by juveniles by educational/employment status over the last 10 years. The number continued decreasing after having reached the peak of 1,397 in 1983, sharply increased in 2000, and since remained at over 1,000, being 1,181 in 2009 (down 7.7% from the previous year). By educational/employment status junior high school students were of the highest proportion every year, accounting for 42.8% (506 cases) in 2009 (Source: The Community Safety Bureau, National Police Agency).
Examining the targets of domestic violence in 2009 revealed that mothers were the largest in number at 684 cases (57.9%), followed by household goods, etc. at 178 (15.1%), relatives in the same household at 121 (10.2%), fathers at 111 (9.4%), and brothers/sisters at 87 (7.4%) (Source: The Community Safety Bureau, National Police Agency).