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Trial Court Statistical Reports and Dashboards

A listing of case statistics for Trial Court Departments by Fiscal Year.

Table of Contents

Overview

Summary statistics reflect the type and volume of cases handled across the state over recent years. 

Click on the links below to view case statistics by Fiscal Year for each of the Trial Court Departments: Boston Municipal Court, District Court, Housing Court, Juvenile Court, Land Court, Probate and Family Court, and Superior Court. The statistics are listed with the most recently available information first.

Interactive Dashboards

Data Files with Extracts of Case Information

  • 2020 Dataset
    The dataset contains 141,327 records. Each record represents a single criminal case that was filed in FY2020 in the Boston Municipal or District Court department without data elements that will identify a specific case. The offense data reflects the lead charge (first criminal charge listed), though the total number of charges by type is also provided. Only criminal charges are included. Demographic data is reported for the defendant associated with the case, as submitted on criminal complaints from police or revised by Probation. Each defendant has a unique identifier and may appear multiple times in the dataset.
  • 2019 Dataset
    The dataset contains 170,781 records. Each record represents a single criminal case that was filed in FY2019 in the Boston Municipal or District Court department without data elements that will identify a specific case. The offense data reflects the lead charge (first criminal charge listed), though the total number of charges by type is also provided. Only criminal charges are included. Demographic data is reported for the defendant associated with the case, as submitted on criminal complaints by police or revised by Probation. Each defendant has a unique identifier and may appear multiple times in the dataset.

Statistical Reports

Statistics 2014-2020

Statistics 2010-2013

Statistics 2006-2009

Statistics 2002-2005

Contact

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One Pemberton Square, G300
Boston, MA 02108
Last updated: January 15, 2021
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