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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 2006-07 Admissions

Category FY 2006-07
TOTAL ADMISSIONS 37,864 100.0%
Gender
Male 33,456 88.4%
Female 4,408 11.6%
Race
White 18,944 50.0%
Black 17,690 46.7%
Other 1,230 3.2%
Age at Admission
17 & Under 365 1.0%
18-24 8,937 23.6%
25-34 11,962 31.6%
35-49 13,449 35.5%
50-59 2,703 7.1%
60+ 448 1.2%
Prior DC Prison Commitments
0 21,195 56.6%
1 7,529 20.1%
2 3,687 9.9%
3 2,071 5.5%
4+ 2,956 7.9%
Data Unavailable = 426
Note: Due to rounding, percentages may not add up to 100%.

Type of Offense
Violent (10,328) is 27.6% | Drug (11,470) is 30.6% | Property (10,034) is 26.8% | Other (5,606) is 15.0%

* 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 Compared Over Five Years
Rose from 28,882 in 02-03 to 37,864 in 06-07


Type of Offense Number Percent Average Sentence Length in Years* Average Age at Admission
Murder, Manslaughter 1,016 2.7% 24.5 33.0
Sexual Offenses 1,708 4.6% 12.0 36.9
Robbery 2,119 5.7% 7.7 28.4
Violent Personal Offenses 4,991 13.3% 3.9 33.6
Burglary 4,678 12.5% 4.6 31.6
Theft/Forgery/Fraud 5,637 15.1% 2.1 35.9
Drug Offenses 11,470 30.6% 2.5 34.6
Weapons 1,265 3.4% 3.3 32.1
Other 4,554 12.2% 2.1 36.9
Data Unavailable = 340
*Sentence lengths of 50 years or longer, life, and death are coded as 50 years for calculations of averages.