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Total Arrests by Age, 2006

The following table lists the total number and percent distribution of arrests in the United States during 2006, according to age of persons arrested.

  Number
of arrests
Percent
distribution
Total, all ages 10,472,432 100.0%
Total, under 18 1,626,523 15.5
Total, under 15 474,555 4.5
18 488,119 4.7
17 431,876 4.1
16 395,741 3.8
15 324,351 3.1
13–14 362,968 3.5
10–12 98,167 0.9
Under 10 13,420 0.1
NOTE: Because of rounding, the percentages may not add up to total.
Source: Crime in the United States, 2006, FBI, Uniform Crime Reports.

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