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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 2008-2009 Admissions

Category FY 2008-09
Total Admissions 39,354 100.0%
Gender
Male 34,941 88.8%
Female 4,413 11.2%
Race
White 19,634 49.9%
Black 18,224 46.3%
Other 1,496 3.8%
Age at Admission
17 & Under 515 1.3%
18-24 10,377 26.4%
25-34 12,686 32.2%
35-49 12,364 31.4%
50-59 2,903 7.4%
60+ 509 1.3%
Prior DC Prison Commitments
0 22,380 57.7%
1 7,740 20.0%
2 3,714 9.6%
3 1,971 5.1%
4+ 2,942 7.6%
Data unavailable 607  

Note: Due to rounding, percentages may not add up to 100%.


Type of Offense
Violent (10,925) is 28.2% | Drug (10,617) is 27.4% | Property (11,663) is 30.1% | Other (5,542) is 14.3%

Data Unavailable = 607

* 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 1,136 2.9% 23.5 31.1
Sexual offenses 1,770 4.6% 11.9 37.1
Robbery 2,894 7.5% 8.2 27.2
Violent Personal offenses 5,070 13.1% 4.3 33
Burglary 5,722 14.8% 4.6 30.8
Theft/Forgery/Fraud 5,941 15.3% 2.3 35.5
Drug offenses 10,617 27.4% 3 34.4
Weapons 1,427 3.7% 3.3 31.7
Other 4,170 10.7% 2.5 36.7
Data Unavailable = 607
*Sentence lengths of 50 years or longer, life, and death are coded as 50 years for calculations of averages.