The overall prison population has decreased over the last two fiscal years and the total number of white inmates compared to black inmates in prison on June 30, 2016 has remained about the same.
The number of white males decreased by 0.8% with black males decreasing by 0.7% and other males also decreasing by 1.7% from the June 30, 2015 population numbers.
The number of white females outnumbered black females more than two to one, with the white females population decreasing by 3.2% from June 2015 to June 2016 along with the black females population decreasing by 3.7%. The "other" females increased by 42 inmates or approximately 21.6%.
|Inmate Population on June 30 Compared Over Five Years|
|Gender and Race Breakdown
of Inmate Population
|Males by Race|
|Females by Race|
|On June 30, 2016, there were 931 less inmates in Florida prisons than last year.|
|Inmate Population by Race On June 30 Compared Over Five Years|