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Publications on Youth Delinquency

Topic(s): Rehabilitation


1.  Youth delinquency is a multifaceted and complex issue, requiring collaborative efforts across organisations and individuals to support youths and their families. MSF works with our partners to assist youth-at-risk and in-risk through various programmes that focus on preventive efforts.

2.  The Report on Youth Delinquency, a publication by the National Committee on Prevention, Rehabilitation and Recidivism (NCPR), is a valuable resource for professionals who work with delinquents, as well as for members of the public interested in this area. It includes key statistics on the overall youth offending situation, along with information on the support available to youth-at-risk and youth offenders.

3.  The Factsheet on Youth Delinquency 2023 shows the overall trends on youth offending. From 2018 – 2022, there was an average of around 2,500 youth offenders per year The number of youth drug abusers arrested decreased from 360 youths in 2018 to 119 youths in 2022.

Previous Publications:

Report on Youth Delinquency 2021

Report on Youth Delinquency 2019

  • Report on Youth Delinquency 2019 - Infographic 1: Juridical Approach to Youth Offenders
  • Report on Youth Delinquency 2019 - Infographic 2: Pre-court Diversion for Youth Offenders
  • Report on Youth Delinquency 2019 - Infographic 3: Upstream Measures to Build Protective Factors