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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

Population With Prior Commitments to the Florida's Prison System

Inmate Population with Prior Commitments on June 30, 2013
Number of Prior
Commitments
White Males White Females Black Males Black Females Other Males Other Females Total Percent Cumulative
Percent
None 26,106 3,554 20,644 1,325 2,929 129 54,687 54.2% 54.2%
1 8,878 743 10,453 356 603 41 21,074 20.9% 75.1%
2 4,098 244 5,963 180 240 10 10,735 10.6% 85.8%
3 2,141 108 3,687 102 100 1 6,139 6.1% 91.8%
4+ 2,374 97 5,506 181 74 0 8,232 8.2% 100.0%
Data Unavailable 1 0 16 0 0 0 17    
Total 43,598 4,746 46,269 2,144 3,946 181 100,884 100.0%  

45.8% of the Inmate Population had a Prior Commitment

Prior commitment refers to any previous occasion that an inmate served time in the Florida prison system. This does not include supervision, such as probation. Nor does it include inmates who may have been in county jails in Florida, in other state systems or in the Federal prison system.

  • The percentage of inmates in prison on June 30, 2013, who had been in Florida prisons previously has slightly increased over last fiscal year from 45.2% in 2012 to 45.8% in 2013.

  • Of all inmates, 20.9% had been in prison in Florida once before, 10.6% had been in twice before, and 14.3% had been in three or more times before.
Percent of Inmate Population with Prior Commitments to Florida’s Prison System on June 30 Compared Over Five Years
Rose from 45.5% in 2009 to 45.8% in 2013