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Florida Department of Corrections, Secretary Michael D. Crews

Florida Department of Corrections
Michael D. Crews, Secretary

Prisons

Inmate Admissions

The Florida Department of Corrections receives more than 35,000 inmates each year. The three counties sending the most inmates are Hillsborough, Broward and Duval. To see a list of admissions by county, visit our website at www.dc.state.fl.us/pub/annual/0910/stats/ia_county_commitment.html.

Category FY 2009-10
Total Admissions 36,992 100.0%
Gender
Male 32,810 88.7%
Female 4,182 11.3%
Race
White 18,682 50.5%
Black 16,913 45.7%
Other 1,397 3.8%
Age at Admission
17 & Under 504 1.4%
18-24 9,983 27.0%
25-34 12,038 32.5%
35-49 11,018 29.8%
50-59 2,890 7.8%
60+ 558 1.5%
Prior DC Prison Commitments
0 21,095 57.9%
1 7,304 20.1%
2 3,478 9.6%
3 1,855 5.1%
4+ 2,682 7.3%
Data unavailable 578  


The number of inmates admitted to Florida prisons dropped 6% from FY 0809 to FY0910.

Inmate Admissions Compared Over Ten Years

Admissions rose from 23,306 males and 2,425 females in 2000-2001 to 32,810 males and 4,182 females in 2009-2010.  However, the number of inmates admitted to Florida prisons dropped 6% from FY0809 to FY0910.