The average amount of time served for all offenders released in FY 1999-00 was 39.2 months or 78.8% of their court-imposed sentences.
In the last month of the fiscal year (June 2000), offenders released from Floridas prisons were serving an average of 80.9% of their court-imposed sentences. (Offenders with offense dates on or after October 1, 1995 are required to serve a minimum of 85% of their court-imposed sentence prior to their release.)
The average percentage of sentence served for released offenders has much more than doubled in the last ten years, from 33.1% in June 1990 to 80.9% in June 2000.
Type of Release From Prison (FY 1999-00)
Average Percentage of Sentence Served
Over Eight Years