Number of prisoners under jurisdiction of federal or state correctional authorities from 2005 to 2016, by gender

Number of prisoners in the U.S. from 2005 to 2016, by gender This statistic shows the number of prisoners under jurisdiction of federal or state correctional authorities from 2005 to 2016, by gender. There were about 111,422 female prisoners under the jurisdiction of state or federal correctional authorities in the U.S. as of December 2016.
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YearMaleFemale
20051,418,392107,518
20061,456,366112,308
20071,482,524114,311
20081,493,670114,612
20091,502,002113,485
20101,500,936112,867
20111,487,561111,407
20121,461,625108,772
20131,465,592111,358
20141,449,291113,028
20151,415,112111,491
20161,393,975111,422
YearMaleFemale
20051,418,392107,518
20061,456,366112,308
20071,482,524114,311
20081,493,670114,612
20091,502,002113,485
20101,500,936112,867
20111,487,561111,407
20121,461,625108,772
20131,465,592111,358
20141,449,291113,028
20151,415,112111,491
20161,393,975111,422
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This statistic shows the number of prisoners under jurisdiction of federal or state correctional authorities from 2005 to 2016, by gender. There were about 111,422 female prisoners under the jurisdiction of state or federal correctional authorities in the U.S. as of December 2016.
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Release date
January 2018
Region
United States
Survey time period
2005 to 2016
Supplementary notes
U.S. total includes federal prisoners not distributed by state and prison system.
For years ending December 31.
*Total and state estimates for 2015 and 2016 include imputed counts for jurisdictions that did not submit National Prisoner Statistics (NPS) data in time to be included in the report.

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