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Florida Department of Corrections, Secretary Julie L. Jones

Florida Department of Corrections
Julie L. Jones, Secretary

Inmate Population

Population With Prior Commitments to the Florida's Prison System

Inmate Population with Prior Commitments on June 30, 2014
Number of Prior
Commitments
White Males White Females Black Males Black Females Other Males Other Females Total Percent Cumulative
Percent
None 25,742 3,599 20,577 1,342 2,922 135 54,317 53.8% 53.8%
1 8,875 754 10,549 365 613 40 21,196 21.0% 74.8%
2 4,142 251 6,010 173 270 13 10,859 10.8% 85.6%
3 2,222 104 3,704 98 102 2 6,232 6.2% 91.8%
4+ 2,461 92 5,499 180 84 2 8,318 8.2% 100.0%
Data Unavailable 3 0 17 0 0 0 20    
Total 43,445 4,800 46,356 2,158 3,991 192 100,942 100.0%  

46.2% 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, 2014, who had previously been in Florida prisons has slightly increased from 45.8% in 2013 to 46.2% in 2014.
  • Of all inmates, 21.0% had been in prison in Florida once before, 10.8% had been in twice before, and 14.4% 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 45.0% in 2010 to 46.2% in 2014


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