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Florida Department of Corrections, Secretary Michael D. Crews

Florida Department of Corrections
Michael D. Crews, Secretary

Inmate Population

General Characteristics of Population

Category June 30, 2012
Total Population 100,527 100.0%
Gender
Male 93,579 93.1%
Female 6,948 6.9%
Race
White 47,966 47.7%
Black 48,356 48.1%
Other 4,205 4.2%
Age on June 30, 2012
17 & Under 179 0.2%
18-24 14,768 14.7%
25-34 31,403 31.2%
35-49 35,809 35.6%
50-59 13,675 13.6%
60+ 4,693 4.7%
Prior DC Prison Commitments
0 55,044 54.8%
1 20,649 20.5%
2 10,596 10.5%
3 6,063 6.0%
4+ 8,155 8.1%
Data Unavailable 20  

Type of Offense
Drug (17,479;17.4%), Violent* (52,725;52.5%), Property (21,860;21.8%), Other (8,368;8.3%)
Data Unavailable = 95
* 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 Fiscal Years
Rose from 98,192 in 2007-08 to 100,527 in 2011-12

General Characteristics of Population by Offense Type on June 30, 2012
Type of Offense Number Percent Average Sentence
Length in Years*
Average Age
at Offense
Murder, Manslaughter 13,779 13.7% 36.0 28.1
Sexual offenses 11,517 11.5% 23.1 33.4
Robbery 13,416 13.4% 19.0 26.3
Violent Personal offenses 11,992 11.9% 12.1 30.7
Burglary 16,260 16.2% 11.9 29.1
Theft/Forgery/Fraud 7,764 7.7% 5.0 34.1
Drug offenses 17,479 17.4% 7.0 33.3
Weapons 3,462 3.5% 7.8 30.0
Other 4,763 4.7% 6.4 35.0
* Sentence lengths of 50 years or longer, life, and death are coded as 50 years for calculations of averages.
Data Unavailable = 95