GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

Youth Gang Violence Statistics: Market Report & Data

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"In 2012, a National Gang Center survey found that approximately 30% of all cities in the U.S. had problems with youth gang violence."

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"Nationwide, nearly 50% of all violent crimes are committed by gang members, and in some urban areas it's up to 90%."

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"About 15% of gang members in the United States are younger than 18 years."

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"About 33.4% of gang members in the U.S. are involved in serious and deadly violence each year."

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"About 44% of public schools reported at least one incidence of violence attributed to gang activity during the 2017–18 school year."

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"Boys were more often involved in youth gang violence with 84% being males."

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"In 2020, the NYC Police Department reported a 28.8% increase in shooting incidents involving youth gang members compared to the previous year."

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"Approximately 48% of youth gang members are Hispanic/Latino."

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"From 2015 to 2016, youth gang violence in Chicago increased by almost 20%."

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"In 2020, Boston Police reported that 80% of the gunfire in the city is gang related, often involving youth."

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"The ages of youth gang members range primarily between 12 and 24, with the average age being 17-18."

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"In 2021, California reported a 20% spike in gang-related homicides, many of which involved youth."

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"In Los Angeles, there was a 32% increase in gang-related homicides that involved youth from 2019 to 2020."

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"Approximately 31.5% of youth gang members in the U.S. are involved in robberies each year."

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"In the U.S. juvenile facilities, nearly 35% of confined youth were involved in a gang at some point in their lives."

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"In the U.S, about 40% of gang members are under the age of 18."

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"On a National average, more than 50% of youth gang members leave the gang within a year of joining."

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"In 2018, the U.S. saw a 6.6% increase in violent crime involving gang members from the previous year."

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"There are an estimated 850,000 gang members in the U.S, with a considerable percentage being youth."

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