Florida Prison Population
Increased by 357 or 0.4% from June 2012 to June 2013
Inmate population refers to the 100,884 inmates who were present in the Florida prison system on June 30, 2013. The following tables and charts detail the characteristics of these inmates. Other fiscal years are also featured to illustrate trends.
The majority of inmates in prison on June 30, 2013, are male (93,813 or 93.0%) with females accounting for 7.0% of the population. The percentage of white inmates in prison is steadily increasing, from 46.4% in June 2009 to 47.9% in June 2013. The top five categories of primary offenses for which inmates are incarcerated are: drugs (16.9%), burglary (16.4%), murder/manslaughter (14.0%), robbery (13.2%), and violent personal offenses such as carjacking and aggravated assault (11.8%).
On June 30, 2013, 523.8 of every 100,000 Floridians were incarcerated compared to 539.9 in 2009. The Florida Demographic Estimating Conference held on July 11, 2013, estimated Florida's population at 19,313,283 which represents a 1.01% increase in Florida's population over the past year.
Inmate Population on June 30 Compared Over Five Fiscal Years
Inmates Incarcerated on June 30
(per 100,000 Florida Population)