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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 Admissions

General Characteristics
of FY 2005-06 Admissions

Category FY 2005-06
TOTAL ADMISSIONS 35,098 100.0%
Gender
Male 31,072 88.5%
Female 4,026 11.5%
Race
White 17,600 50.1%
Black 16,397 46.7%
Other 1,101 3.1%
Age at Admission
17 & Under 288 0.8%
18-24 8,374 23.9%
25-34 11,353 32.3%
35-49 12,477 35.5%
50-59 2,186 6.2%
60+ 420 1.2%
Prior DC Prison Commitments
0 19,517 56.2%
1 7,167 20.6%
2 3,396 9.8%
3 1,907 5.5%
4+ 2,771 8.0%
Data Unavailable = 340
Note: Due to rounding, percentages may not add up to 100%.

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 929 2.7% 24.7 33.4
Sexual Offenses 1,735 5.0% 11.9 37.0
Robbery 2,022 5.8% 8.6 28.6
Violent Personal Offenses 4,788 13.8% 4.1 33.5
Burglary 4,530 13.0% 4.6 31.3
Theft/Forgery/Fraud 5,283 15.2% 2.1 35.5
Drug Offenses 10,318 29.7% 2.7 34.3
Weapons 1,004 2.9% 3.4 32.5
Other 4,149 11.9% 2.1 36.5
Data Unavailable = 340
*Sentence lengths of 50 years or longer, life, and death are coded as 50 years for calculations of averages.