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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

General Characteristics of Population

Category FY 2010-11
Total Population 102,319 100.0%
Gender
Male 95,139 93.0%
Female 7,180 7.0%
Race
White 48,390 47.3%
Black 49,686 48.6%
Other 4,243 4.1%
Age at Admission
17 & Under 276 0.3%
18-24 15,878 15.5%
25-34 32,057 31.3%
35-49 36,616 35.8%
50-59 13,179 12.9%
60+ 4,313 4.2%
Prior DC Prison Commitments
0 56,335 55.1%
1 20,835 20.4%
2 10,677 10.4%
3 6,149 6.0%
4+ 8,301 8.1%
Data Unavailable 22  

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

Primary Offense

Drug (18,751;18.4%), Violent* (52,573;51.5%), Property (22,176;21.7%), Other (8,689;8.5%)
Data unavailable = 130
* 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 92,844 in 2007 to 102,319 in 2011


Type of Offense Number Percent Average Sentence
Length in Years*
Average Age
at Offense
Murder, Manslaughter 13,451 13.2% 35.8 28.0
Sexual offenses 11,288 11.1% 22.8 33.2
Robbery 13,497 13.2% 18.7 26.1
Violent Personal offenses 12,269 12.0% 11.5 30.6
Burglary 16,229 15.9% 11.7 29.1
Theft/Forgery/Fraud 8,077 7.9% 5.8 33.9
Drug offenses 18,751 18.4% 6.6 33.0
Weapons 3,437 3.4% 7.5 29.8
Other 5,190 5.1% 6.0 34.9
* Sentence lengths of 50 years or longer, life, and death are coded as 50 years for calculations of averages.
Data unavailable = 130