In the last month of the fiscal year (June 2007),
offenders released from Florida’s prisons were
serving an average of 86.7% 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 average percentage of sentence served for released offenders with a violent offense was 85.2% in June 2007.
The average percentage of sentence served for
released offenders has increased in the last five
years, from 84.5% in June 2003 to 86.7% in June
Type of Release From Prison in FY 2006-07
(Total = 35,337)
Average Percentage of Sentence Served
Over Five Years