Percentage of sentenced prisoners under federal jurisdiction in the U.S. in 2017*, by security level

U.S. federal inmates breakdown in 2017, by security level This statistic shows the percentage of sentenced prisoners under federal jurisdiction in the U.S. as of June 2017, by security level. As of June 2017, about 37.6 percent of federal inmates were in low security facilities.
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Percentage of prisoners
Minimum17.4
Low37.6
Medium29.8
High11.4
Unclassified3.8
Percentage of prisoners
Minimum17.4
Low37.6
Medium29.8
High11.4
Unclassified3.8
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This statistic shows the percentage of sentenced prisoners under federal jurisdiction in the U.S. as of June 2017, by security level. As of June 2017, about 37.6 percent of federal inmates were in low security facilities.
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June 2017
Region
United States
Survey time period
As of June, 2017
Supplementary notes
* As of June 2015. Unclassified inmates have not yet been assigned a security level.
Detailed information regarding security levels in federal prisons can be accessed here.

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