Number of sentenced prisoners in the U.S. under state jurisdiction 2015, by offense

Number of sentenced prisoners in the United States under state jurisdiction in 2015, by offense

Number of sentenced prisoners in the U.S. under state jurisdiction 2015, by offense This statistic shows the number of prisoners under jurisdiction of state correctional authorities as of December 2015, by offense. As of December 2015, about 197,200 prisoners were sentenced for drug-related crimes, including trafficking, possession, and other drug offenses.
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Number of sentenced prisoners in the United States under state jurisdiction in 2015, by offense

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Number of prisoners
Murder *177,600
Robbery 171,400
Rape/sexual assault 161,900
Other drug *152,500
Public-order *150,100
Aggravated or simple assault 135,700
Burglary 126,000
Larceny-theft 47,700
Drug possession 44,700
Other violent 43,800
Other property 26,200
Fraud 24,700
Manslaughter 17,500
Motor vehicle theft 9,400
Other/unspecified *8,900
Number of prisoners
Murder *177,600
Robbery 171,400
Rape/sexual assault 161,900
Other drug *152,500
Public-order *150,100
Aggravated or simple assault 135,700
Burglary 126,000
Larceny-theft 47,700
Drug possession 44,700
Other violent 43,800
Other property 26,200
Fraud 24,700
Manslaughter 17,500
Motor vehicle theft 9,400
Other/unspecified *8,900
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This statistic shows the number of prisoners under jurisdiction of state correctional authorities as of December 2015, by offense. As of December 2015, about 197,200 prisoners were sentenced for drug-related crimes, including trafficking, possession, and other drug offenses.
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Release date
January 2018
Region
United States
Survey time period
As of December 2015
Supplementary notes
* Murder: includes non-negligent manslaughter;
drug-related: includes trafficking, possession, and other drug offenses;
public-order: includes weapons, drunk driving, court offenses, liquor law violations, and other public-order offenses;
other/unspecified: includes juvenile offenses and other unspecified offense categories.
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