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

Florida Department of Corrections
Timothy H. Cannon, Interim Secretary

Prison Admissions and Recidivism Rates

Inmate Admissions Compared Over Five Years

This graph shows the Five year prison admissions by year. FY2007-08 - 41,054; FY08-09 - 39,354; FY09-10 - 36,992; FY10-11 - 34992; FY11-12 - 32,279.

Recidivism Rates Over Time

This graph shows the Six year recidivism rate by year of release. 2003 - 33.8%; 2004 - 33.7%; 2005 - 33.3%; 2006 - 32.5%; 2007 - 30.5%; 2008 - 27.6%.