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

Florida Department of Corrections
Michael D. Crews, Secretary

Inmate Population

General Characteristics of Population

Category FY 2009-10
Total Population 102,232 100.0%
Gender
Male 95,088 93.0%
Female 7,144 7.0%
Race
White 47,602 46.6%
Black 50,442 49.3%
Other 4,188 4.1%
Age at Admission
17 & Under 355 0.3%
18-24 16,095 15.7%
25-34 31,998 31.3%
35-49 37,398 36.6%
50-59 12,491 12.2%
60+ 3,895 3.8%
Prior DC Prison Commitments
0 56,258 55.0%
1 20,515 20.1%
2 10,824 10.6%
3 6,228 6.1%
4+ 8,390 8.2%
Data Unavailable 17  

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

Primary Offense

Drug (19,414;19.0%), Violent* (49,858;48.8%), Property (23,969;23.5%), Other (8,897;8.7%)
Data unavailable = 94
* 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 exists that individual criminal acts could have resulted in unintended physical harm or the threat of physical harm.


Prison Population on June 30
Compared Over Five Years

Rose from 88,576 in 2006 to 102,232 in 2010


Type of Offense Number Percent Average Sentence
Length in Years*
Average Age
at Offense
Murder, Manslaughter 13,138 12.9% 35.7 28.1
Sexual offenses 11,122 10.9% 22.5 33.0
Robbery 13,231 13.0% 18.6 26.1
Violent Personal offenses 12,338 12.1% 11.2 30.3
Burglary 15,706 15.4% 11.7 29.1
Theft/Forgery/Fraud 8,261 8.1% 4.8 33.8
Drug offenses 19,414 19.0% 6.4 32.7
Weapons 3,302 3.2% 7.5 29.7
Other 5,626 5.4% 5.6 34.7
* Sentence lengths of 50 years or longer, life, and death are coded as 50 years for calculations of averages.
Data unavailable = 94