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Rick Scott, Governor
Florida Department of Corrections, Secretary Michael D. Crews

Florida Department of Corrections
Timothy H. Cannon, Interim Secretary

Annual Trend in Inmate Escapes and Rates Per 1,000 Inmates
(Fiscal Years 1983/84 - 1996/97)

Fiscal YearNumber of EscapesAverage Inmate Population*Escapes Per 1,000 Inmates
1983-84626 27,094 23.22
1984-85658 27,391 24.02
1985-86972 29,011 33.50
1986-871,234 31,238 39.50
1987-881,640 33,223 49.36
1988-891,540 35,870 42.93
1989-901,064 40,396 26.34
1990-91289 44,483 6.50
1991-92211 46,622 4.53
1992-93227 48,808 4.65
1993-94324 53,594 6.05
1994-95308 59,022 5.22
1995-96276 63,163 4.37
1996-97191 64,242 2.97
*Average based on (beginning year population and end of year population)/2.