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Florida Department of Corrections, Secretary Julie L. Jones

Florida Department of Corrections
Julie L. Jones, Secretary

Inmate Population

General Characteristics of Population

Category  June 30, 2016
Total Population 99,119 100.0%
Gender
Male 92,289 93.1%
Female 6,830 6.9%
Race
White 47,036 47.6%
Black 47,625 48.1%
Other 4,458 4.5%
Age on June 30, 2016
17 & Under 138 0.1%
18-24 10,430 10.5%
25-34 30,953 31.2%
35-49 35,140 35.5%
50-59 15,849 16.0%
60+ 6,609 6.7%
Prior DC Prison Commitments
0 52,131 52.6%
1 21,371 21.6%
2 11,087 11.2%
3 6,241 6.3%
4+ 8,254 8.3%
Data Unavailable 35  

Note: Due to rounding, percentage may not total 100%.

Type of Offense
Drug (14,671; 14.8%), Violent* (54,005; 54.5%), Property (21,634; 21.8%), Other (8,771; 8.9%)
Data Unavailable = 38
* 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
Fell from 100,527 in 11-12 to 99,119 in 15-16

General Characteristics of Population by Offense Type on June 30, 2016
Type of Offense Number Percent Average Sentence
Length in Years*
Average Age
at Offense
Murder, Manslaughter 14,722 14.9% 36.4 28.4
Sexual Offenses 12,465 12.6% 24.0 34.0
Robbery 12,737 12.9% 20.4 26.6
Violent Personal Offenses 12,093 12.2% 13.0 31.2
Burglary 16,214 16.4% 13.1 29.7
Theft/Forgery/Fraud 7,738 7.8% 5.3 35.3
Drug Offenses 14,671 14.8% 7.6 34.7
Weapons 3,955 4.0% 7.7 30.4
Other 4,486 4.5% 6.7 35.7
Data Unavailable 38      
* Sentence Lengths of 50 years or longer are coded as 50 years for calculations of averages.  

 



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