Number of sentenced prisoners under federal jurisdiction in the U.S. in 2017*, by sentence imposed

Number of U.S. federal inmates in 2017, by sentence imposed This statistic shows the number of sentenced prisoners under federal jurisdiction in the U.S. as of June 2017, by sentence imposed. As of June 2017, around 4,759 prisoners were sentenced for life.
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Percentage of prisoners
Less than 1 year6,294
1-3 years19,915
3-5 years21,123
5-10 years44,473
10-15 years36,752
15-20 years19,708
More than 20 years22,790
Life4,759
Death57
Percentage of prisoners
Less than 1 year6,294
1-3 years19,915
3-5 years21,123
5-10 years44,473
10-15 years36,752
15-20 years19,708
More than 20 years22,790
Life4,759
Death57
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This statistic shows the number of sentenced prisoners under federal jurisdiction in the U.S. as of June 2017, by sentence imposed. As of June 2017, around 4,759 prisoners were sentenced for life.
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Release date
June 2017
Region
United States
Survey time period
As of June, 2016
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* As of June 2017.

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