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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 Admissions

General Characteristics
of FY 2010-2011 Admissions

Category FY 2010-11
Total Admissions 34,992 100.0%
Gender
Male 30,936 88.4%
Female 4,056 11.6%
Race
White 18,347 52.4%
Black 15,324 43.8%
Other 1,321 3.8%
Age at Admission
17 & Under 398 1.1%
18-24 9,201 26.3%
25-34 11,727 33.5%
35-49 10,214 29.2%
50-59 2,872 8.2%
60+ 580 1.7%
Prior DC Prison Commitments
0 19,396 56.7%
1 7,186 21.0%
2 3,291 9.6%
3 1,806 5.3%
4+ 2,540 7.4%
Data unavailable 773  

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


Type of Offense
Violent (10,410) is 30.4% | Drug (8,915) is 26.1% | Property (10,512) is 30.7% | Other (4,382) is 12.8%

Data Unavailable = 773

* 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
Fell from 37,864 in 06-07 to 34,992 in 10-11


Type of Offense Number Percent Average Sentence
Length in Years*
Average Age at
Admission
Murder, Manslaughter 1,065 3.1% 26.2 32.3
Sexual offenses 1,721 5.0% 12.9 38.3
Robbery 2,625 7.7% 8.2 27.6
Violent Personal offenses 4,667 13.6% 4.4 33.8
Burglary 5,790 16.9% 4.6 30.2
Theft/Forgery/Fraud 5,093 14.9% 2.5 35.7
Drug offenses 8,915 26.1% 3.2 34.9
Weapons 1,451 4.2% 3.7 31.4
Other 2,892 8.5% 2.8 37.2
Data Unavailable = 773
*Sentence lengths of 50 years or longer, life, and death are coded as 50 years for calculations of averages.