In the last month of the fiscal year (June 2005), offenders released from Florida’s prisons were serving an average of 85.7% of their court-imposed sentences. (Offenders with offense dates on or after October 1, 1995, are required to serve a minimum of 85% of their court-imposed sentence prior to their release).
The 31,537 inmates who were released from prison in FY2004-05 served an overall average of 36.2 months or 85.5% of their court-imposed sentences.
The average percentage of sentence served for released offenders has increased significantly in the last eight years, from 74.0% in June 1998 to 85.7% in June 2005.
Type of Release From Prison in FY 2004-05
(Total = 31,537)
Average Percentage of Sentence Served
Over Eight Years