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Rick Scott, Governor
Florida Department of Corrections, Secretary Julie L. Jones

Florida Department of Corrections
Julie L. Jones, Secretary

Inmate Admissions

General Characteristics of FY 2015-16 Admissions

Category  FY 2015-16
Total Admissions 30,289 100.0%
Gender
Male 26,684 88.1%
Female 3,605 11.9%
Race
White 16,177 53.4%
Black 12,994 42.9%
Other 1,118 3.7%
Age at Admission
17 & Under 217 0.7%
18-24 5,891 19.4%
25-34 11,002 36.3%
35-49 9,364 30.9%
50-59 3,066 10.1%
60+ 749 2.5%
Prior DC Prison Commitments
0         15,199 51.1%
1           6,894 23.2%
2           3,278 11.0%
3           1,893 6.4%
4+           2,497 8.4%
Data Unavailable 528  

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


Type of Offense
Violent (9,382) is 31.0% | Drug (6,961) is 23.0% | Property (9,881) is 32.5% | Other (4,088) is 13.5%

Data Unavailable = 528

* 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
Rose from 32,279 in 11-12 to 33,295 in 12-13 then fell to 30,289 in 15-16.


General Characteristics of Admissions by Offense Type for FY 2015-16
Type of Offense Number Percent Average Sentence
Length in Years*
Average Age at
Admission
Murder, Manslaughter              987 3.3% 25.7 32.9
Sexual Offenses           1,718 5.8% 13.1 38.2
Robbery           1,915 6.4% 8 28.5
Violent Personal Offenses           4,414 14.8% 4.5 34.3
Burglary           4,773 16.0% 5.2 31.6
Theft/Forgery/Fraud           5,008 16.8% 2.5 36.9
Drug Offenses           6,708 22.5% 3.2 36.2
Weapons           1,706 5.7% 3.6 31.6
Other           2,532 8.5% 2.8 37.9
Data Unavailable = 528
* Sentence Lengths of 50 years or longer are coded as 50 years for calculation of averages.

 

 



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