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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 2011-12 Admissions

Category FY 2011-12
Total Admissions 32,279 100.0%
Gender
Male 28,601 88.6%
Female 3,678 11.4%
Race
White 17,174 53.2%
Black 13,893 43.0%
Other 1,212 3.8%
Age at Admission
17 & Under 268 0.8%
18-24 8,107 25.1%
25-34 10,951 33.9%
35-49 9,604 29.8%
50-59 2,770 8.6%
60+ 579 1.8%
Prior DC Prison Commitments
0 17,261 54.9%
1 6,756 21.5%
2 3,214 10.2%
3 1,763 5.6%
4+ 2,456 7.8%
Data Unavailable 829  

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


Type of Offense
Violent (9,723) is 30.9% | Drug (7,728) is 24.6% | Property (9,973) is 31.7% | Other (4,026) is 12.8%

Data Unavailable = 829

* 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 Fiscal Years
Fell from 41,054 in 07-08 to 32,279 in 11-12


General Characteristics of Admissions by Offense Type for FY 2011-12
Type of Offense Number Percent Average Sentence
Length in Years*
Average Age at
Admission
Murder, Manslaughter 1,066 3.4% 25.8 32.9
Sexual offenses 1,685 5.4% 12.5 38.5
Robbery 2,315 7.4% 8.5 28.2
Violent Personal offenses 4,351 13.8% 4.6 34.3
Burglary 5,514 17.5% 4.6 30.4
Theft/Forgery/Fraud 4,794 15.2% 2.5 35.9
Drug offenses 7,728 24.6% 3.1 35.3
Weapons 1,416 4.5% 3.7 31.6
Other 2,581 8.2% 2.9 37.8
Data Unavailable = 829
*Sentence lengths of 50 years or longer, life, and death are coded as 50 years for calculations of averages.