Youth probation measure: individual supervision programme hard-core, new cases

The number of young people (aged 12-24 years) starting an individual supervision programme (ITB) directed at juvenile offenders who repeatedly commit (serious) criminal offences from 1 January to 31 December of the year concerned.

Individual supervision programmes are an intensive form of (youth) probation, often imposed as an alternative for detention or part of a custodial sentence.

Data available from 2003.

Source: Ministry of Justice, Policy information on youth welfare.