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Rick Scott, Governor
Florida Department of Corrections, Secretary Michael D. Crews

Florida Department of Corrections
Michael D. Crews, Secretary

Inmate Admissions

General Characteristics
of FY 2007-08 Admissions

Category FY 2007-08
TOTAL ADMISSIONS 41,054 100.0%
Gender
Male 36,443 88.8%
Female 4,611 11.2%
Race
White 20,479 49.9%
Black 19,088 46.5%
Other 1,487 3.6%
Age at Admission
17 & Under 443 1.1%
18-24 10,042 24.5%
25-34 13,189 32.1%
35-49 13,897 33.9%
50-59 2,959 7.2%
60+ 524 1.3%
Prior DC Prison Commitments
0 23,192 56.6%
1 7,985 20.1%
2 4,081 9.9%
3 2,165 5.5%
4+ 3,136 7.9%
Data Unavailable 495  
Note: Due to rounding, percentages may not add up to 100%.

Type of Offense
Violent (11,657) is 28.7% | Drug (11,872) is 29.3% | Property (11,099) is 27.4% | Other (5,931) is 14.6%

* 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 31,896 in 03-04 to 41,054 in 07-08


Type of Offense Number Percent Average Sentence Length in Years* Average Age at Admission
Murder, Manslaughter 1,117 2.8% 25.3 31.7
Sexual Offenses 1,905 4.7% 12.0 37.0
Robbery 2,715 6.7% 7.9 27.9
Violent Personal Offenses 5,361 13.2% 4.0 33.2
Burglary 5,554 13.7% 4.2 31.4
Theft/Forgery/Fraud 5,899 14.5% 2.1 36.0
Drug Offenses 11,872 29.3% 2.7 34.7
Weapons 1,383 3.4% 3.5 31.5
Other 4,753 11.7% 2.1 36.8
Data Unavailable = 495
*Sentence lengths of 50 years or longer, life, and death are coded as 50 years for calculations of averages.