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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 19,982 more inmates in Florida prisons today than there were 9 years ago.
  1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
TOTAL 61,992 64,333 64,713 66,280 68,599 71,233 72,007 73,553 77,316 81,974
GENDER BREAKDOWN
Males 58,497 60,782 61,282 62,768 64,966 67,214 67,762 69,164 72,520 76,675
Females 3,495 3,551 3,431 3,512 3,633 4,019 4,245 4,389 4,796 5,299
RACE BREAKDOWN
White 25,152 26,988 27,518 28,235 29,405 30,894 31,308 32,384 34,588 36,935
Black 35,584 36,100 35,874 36,669 37,718 38,679 38,852 39,239 40,583 42,572
Other 1,256 1,245 1,321 1,376 1,476 1,660 1,847 1,930 2,145 2,467
RACE/MALES BREAKDOWN
White Males 23,658 25,437 26,048 26,731 27,818 29,094 29,373 30,383 32,244 34,202
Black Males 33,586 34,123 34,014 34,778 35,824 36,652 36,784 37,121 38,412 40,259
Other Males 1,253 1,222 1,220 1,259 1,324 1,468 1,605 1,660 1,864 2,214
RACE/FEMALES BREAKDOWN
White Females 1,494 1,551 1,470 1,504 1,587 1,800 1,935 2,001 2,344 2,733
Black Females 1,998 1,977 1,860 1,891 1,894 2,027 2,068 2,118 2,171 2,313
Other Females 3 23 101 117 152 192 242 270 281 253

Inmate Population by Race
on June 30, 1994-2003
White rose from 25,152 in 1995 to 36,935 in 2004.  Black rose from 35,584 in 1995 to 42,572 in 2004.  Other rose from 1,256 in 1995 to 2,467 in 2004.

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