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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 2004-05 Admissions

Category FY 2004-05
TOTAL ADMISSIONS 32,204 100.0%
Gender
Male 28,677 89.0%
Female 3,527 11.0%
Race
White 16,044 49.8%
Black 15,265 47.4%
Other 895 2.8%
Age at Admission
17 & Under 261 0.8%
18-24 7,912 24.6%
25-34 10,485 32.6%
35-49 11,420 35.5%
50-59 1,799 5.6%
60+ 326 1.0%
Data Unavailable 1  
Prior DC Prison Commitments
0 18,050 56.0%
1 6,685 20.8%
2 3,210 10.0%
3 1,723 5.4%
4+ 2,536 7.9%


Inmate Admissions by Type of Offense
Violent (9,603) is 29.8% | Drug (9,643) is 29.9% | Property (8,933) is 27.7% | Other (4,025) is 12.5%

* 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 25,731 in 00-01 to 32,204 in 04-05


Type of Offense Number Percent Average Sentence Length in Years* Average Age at Admission
Murder, Manslaughter 866 2.7% 24.8 32.5
Sexual Offenses 1,798 5.6% 10.9 35.6
Robbery 2,091 6.5% 8.7 28.3
Violent Personal Offenses 4,351 13.5% 4.2 33.0
Burglary 4,411 13.7% 4.9 30.9
Theft/Forgery/Fraud 4,836 15.0% 2.4 34.7
Drug Offenses 9,643 29.9% 2.9 33.6
Weapons 908 2.8% 3.7 32.3
Other 3,299 10.2% 2.4 35.1
Data Unavailable = 1
* Sentence lengths of 50 years or longer, life, and death are coded as 50 years for calculations of averages.

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