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Rick Scott, Governor
Florida Department of Corrections, Secretary Michael D. Crews

Florida Department of Corrections
Timothy H. Cannon, Interim Secretary

Inmate Population

Inmate Population as of
June 30th of Each Year

  • There are 21,264 more inmates in Florida prisons today than there were 9 years ago.
  1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003
TOTAL 56,052 61,992 64,333 64,713 66,280 68,599 71,233 72,007 73,553 77,316
GENDER BREAKDOWN
Males 53,163 58,497 60,782 61,282 62,768 64,966 67,214 67,762 69,164 72,520
Females 2,889 3,495 3,551 3,431 3,512 3,633 4,019 4,245 4,389 4,796
RACE BREAKDOWN
White 22,292 25,152 26,988 27,518 28,235 29,405 30,894 31,308 32,384 34,588
Black 32,532 35,584 36,100 35,874 36,669 37,718 38,679 38,852 39,239 40,583
Other 1,228 1,256 1,245 1,321 1,376 1,476 1,660 1,847 1,930 2,145
RACE/MALES BREAKDOWN
White Males 21,117 23,658 25,437 26,048 26,731 27,818 29,094 29,373 30,383 32,244
Black Males 30,818 33,586 34,123 34,014 34,778 35,824 36,652 36,784 37,121 38,412
Other Males 1,228 1,253 1,222 1,220 1,259 1,324 1,468 1,605 1,660 1,864
RACE/FEMALES BREAKDOWN
White Females 1,175 1,494 1,551 1,470 1,504 1,587 1,800 1,935 2,001 2,344
Black Females 1,714 1,998 1,977 1,860 1,891 1,894 2,027 2,068 2,118 2,171
Other Females 0 3 23 101 117 152 192 242 270 281

Inmate Population by Race
on June 30, 1994-2003
White rose from 22,292 in 1994 to 34,588 in 2003.  Black rose from 32,532 in 1994 to 40,583 in 2003.  Other rose from 1,228 in 1994 to 2,145 in 2003.

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