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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 Population

Inmate Population on June 30, 2008

  • There are 16,218 more inmates in Florida prisons today than there were five years ago.
Inmate Population as of June 30
Compared Over Five Years
  2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
TOTAL 81,974 84,901 88,576 92,844 98,192
GENDER BREAKDOWN
Males 76,675 79,221 82,360 86,294 91,304
Females 5,299 5,680 6,216 6,550 6,888
RACE BREAKDOWN
White 36,935 38,874 40,932 42,927 45,514
Black 42,572 43,306 44,674 46,613 48,918
Other 2,467 2,721 2,970 3,304 3,760
RACE/MALES BREAKDOWN
White Males 34,202 35,793 37,510 39,163 41,523
Black Males 40,259 40,984 42,174 44,109 46,323
Other Males 2,214 2,444 2,676 3,022 3,458
RACE/FEMALES BREAKDOWN
White Females 2,733 3,081 3,422 3,764 3,991
Black Females 2,313 2,322 2,500 2,504 2,595
Other Females 253 277 294 282 302

Inmate Population by Race On June 30
Compared Over Five Years

White rose from 36,935 in 2004 to 45,514 in 2008. Black rose from 42,572 in 2004 to 48,918 in 2008.  Other rose from 2,467 in 2004 to 3,760 in 2008.