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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, 2009

  • There were 15,993 more inmates in Florida prisons on June 30,2009 than there were four years previous.
Inmate Population as of June 30
Compared Over Five Years
  2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
Total 84,901 88,576 92,844 98,192 100,894
Gender Breakdown
Males 79,221 82,360 86,294 91,304 93,857
Females 5,680 6,216 6,550 6,888 7,037
Race Breakdown
White 38,874 40,932 42,927 45,514 46,769
Black 43,306 44,674 46,613 48,918 50,106
Other 2,721 2,970 3,304 3,760 4,019
Race/Males Breakdown
White Males 35,793 37,510 39,163 41,523 42,602
Black Males 40,984 42,174 44,109 46,323 47,499
Other Males 2,444 2,676 3,022 3,458 3,756
Race/Females Breakdown
White Females 3,081 3,422 3,764 3,991 4,167
Black Females 2,322 2,500 2,504 2,595 2,607
Other Females 277 294 282 302 263

Inmate Population by Race On June 30
Compared Over Five Years

White rose from 38,874 in 2005 to 46,769 in 2009. Black rose from 43,306 in 2005 to 50,106 in 2009.  Other rose from 2,721 in 2005 to 4,019 in 2009.