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

Florida Department of Corrections
Michael D. Crews, Secretary

Inmate Admissions

General Characteristics
of FY 2003-04 Admissions

Category FY 2003-04
TOTAL ADMISSIONS 31,896 100.0%
Gender
Male 28,558 89.5%
Female 3,338 10.5%
Race
White 15,466 48.5%
Black 15,571 48.8%
Other 859 2.7%
Age at Admission
17 & Under 279 0.9%
18-24 8,437 26.5%
25-34 10,183 31.9%
35-49 11,091 34.8%
50-59 1,608 5.0%
60+ 298 0.9%
Data Unavailable 0
Prior DC Prison Commitments
0 18,120 56.8%
1 6,366 20.0%
2 3,025 9.5%
3 1,824 5.7%
4+ 2,561 8.0%


Inmate Admissions by Type of Offense
Violent (9,837) is 30.8% | Drug (9,337) is 29.3% | Property (9,111) is 28.6% | Other (3,610) is 11.3%

* One of the following conditions must occur for a crime to be defined as violent under this definition: actual physical harm or threat of physical harm, or a reasonable probability existed that individual criminal acts could have resulted in unintended physical harm or the threat of physical harm.



Inmate Admissions Over Five Years
Rose from 25,743 in 99-00 to 31,8962 in 03-04


Type of Offense Number Percent Average Sentence Length in Years* Average Age at Admission
Murder, Manslaughter 921 2.90% 23.8 32.9
Sexual Offenses 1,887 5.90% 10.2 35.2
Robbery 2,168 6.80% 8.7 28.0
Violent Personal Offenses 4,393 13.80% 4.4 32.4
Burglary 4,412 13.80% 5.0 30.3
Theft/Forgery/Fraud 5,018 15.70% 2.4 34.2
Drug Offenses 9,337 29.30% 2.9 33.0
Weapons 873 2.70% 3.9 32.0
Other 2,887 9.10% 2.4 34.7
* Sentence lengths of 50 years or longer, life, and death are coded as 50 years for calculations of averages.

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