White paper on crime 2010 Part4/Chapter2/Section4/3
In 2009, 3,892 juveniles were discharged from juvenile training schools, of whom 3,869 (99.4%) were discharged on parole. The average term at a juvenile training school of juveniles discharged on parole in 2009 was 152 days for those in general short-term treatment programs, 80 days for those in special short-term treatment programs, and 396 days for those in long-term treatment programs (Source: Annual Report of Statistics on Correction).
With regard to the subsequent course of the discharged juveniles, 29.1% were subsequently employed, 45.0% were planning to be employed, 15.6% were planning to return to school, 2.9% returned to junior high school, 3.0% returned to senior high school, and 3.0% had no concrete plan (Source: Annual Report of Statistics on Correction).
Fig. 4-2-4-11 shows the percent distribution of juveniles discharged from juvenile training schools by guarantor after discharge and gender in 2009. The percentage of those whose guarantors were their biological fathers and mothers was 26.5% (26.6% for males and 25.8% for females), a decline of 0.3 points for males and a rise of 1.9 points for females from the previous year (Source: Annual Report of Statistics on Correction).