The average amount of time served for all offenders released in FY 2001-02 was 37.0 months or 82.8% of their court-imposed sentences.
In the last month of the fiscal year (June 2002), offenders released from Florida's prisons were serving an average of 82.7% of their court-imposed sentences. (Offenders with offense dates on or after October 1, 1995 are required to serve a minimum of 85% of their court-imposed sentence prior to their release.)
The average percentage of sentence served for released offenders has much more than doubled in the last ten years, from 34.0% in June 1991 to 82.7% in June 2002.
Type of Release From Prison in FY 2001-02 (Total 26,299)
Average Percentage of Sentence Served Over Eight Years