The Florida Department of Corrections receives more than 34,000 inmates each year. This year, the top three crime categories for admissions were for drug offenses (26.1%), followed by burglary (16.9%) and theft/forgery/fraud (14.9%). To see more admissions statistics, including inmate admissions by county, visit our website at http://www.dc.state.fl.us/pub/annual/1011/stats.
|General Characteristics of Admissions|
|Age at Admission|
|17 & Under||398||1.1%|
|Prior DC Prison Commitments|
The number of inmates admitted to Florida prisons dropped 5% from FY0910 to FY1011.
|Types of Offense for Inmate Admissions|
|Type of Offense||Number||Percent||Average Sentence
Length in Years*
|Average Age at
|Violent Personal offenses||4,667||13.6%||4.4||33.8|
|Data unavailable = 773|
|*Sentence length of 50 years or longer are coded as 50 years for calculation of averages|
More than a quarter (26.1%) of all FY1011 prison admissions were for drug offenses.