In the last month of the fiscal year (June 2006), offenders released from Florida’s prisons were serving an average of 85.5% 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 average percentage of sentence served for released offenders with a violent offense was 82.7% for the fiscal year.
The average percentage of sentence served for released offenders has increased in the last five years, from 82.7% in June 2002 to 85.5% in June 2006.
Type of Release From Prison in FY 2005-06
(Total = 33,348)
Average Percentage of Sentence Served
Over Five Years