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Florida Department of Corrections, Secretary Michael D. Crews

Florida Department of Corrections
Michael D. Crews, Secretary

Long Term Trends: Inmate Escape Rates Per 1,000 Inmates (All Facilities)

Fiscal Year Number of
Escapes
Average
Inmate
Population*
Escapes
Per 1,000
Inmates
1983-84 626 27,094 23.22
1984-85 658 27,391 24.02
1985-86 972 29,011 33.50
1986-87 1,234 31,238 39.50
1987-88 1,640 33,223 49.36
1988-89 1,540 35,870 42.93
1989-90 1,064 40,396 26.34
1990-91 289 44,483 6.50
1991-92 211 46,622 4.53
1992-93 227 48,808 4.65
1993-94 324 53,594 6.05
1994-95 308 59,022 5.22
1995-96 276 63,163 4.37
1996-97 191 64,242 2.97
1997-98 163 65,234 2.50
*Average based on (beginning year population and end of year population)/2.