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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 20,568 more inmates in Florida prisons today than there were 9 years ago.
  1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005
TOTAL 64,333 64,713 66,280 68,599 71,233 72,007 73,553 77,316 81,974 84,901
GENDER BREAKDOWN
Males 60,782 61,282 62,768 64,966 67,214 67,762 69,164 72,520 76,675 79,221
Females 3,551 3,431 3,512 3,633 4,019 4,245 4,389 4,796 5,299 5,680
RACE BREAKDOWN
White 26,988 27,518 28,235 29,405 30,894 31,308 32,384 34,588 36,935 38,874
Black 36,100 35,874 36,669 37,718 38,679 38,852 39,239 40,583 42,572 43,306
Other 1,245 1,321 1,376 1,476 1,660 1,847 1,930 2,145 2,467 2,721
RACE/MALES BREAKDOWN
White Males 25,437 26,048 26,731 27,818 29,094 29,373 30,383 32,244 34,202 35,793
Black Males 34,123 34,014 34,778 35,824 36,652 36,784 37,121 38,412 40,259 40,984
Other Males 1,222 1,220 1,259 1,324 1,468 1,605 1,660 1,864 2,214 2,444
RACE/FEMALES BREAKDOWN
White Females 1,551 1,470 1,504 1,587 1,800 1,935 2,001 2,344 2,733 3,081
Black Females 1,977 1,860 1,891 1,894 2,027 2,068 2,118 2,171 2,313 2,322
Other Females 23 101 117 152 192 242 270 281 253 277

Inmate Population by Race
on June 30, 1996-2005
White rose from 26,988 in 1996 to 38,874 in 2005.  Black rose from 36,100 in 1996 to 43,306 in 2005.  Other rose from 1,245 in 1996 to 2,721 in 2005.

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