Total number of adult correctional population in the United States in from 2000 to 2015

Adult correctional population in the U.S. 2000-2015 This statistic shows the total adult correctional population in the United States from 2000 to 2015. In 2015, almost 6.74 million Americans were either on probation, on parole, or incarcerated.
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Number of people
20006,467,800
20016,583,500
20057,055,600
20067,199,700
20077,339,600
20087,313,600
20097,235,200
20107,086,500
20116,990,400
20126,940,500
20136,903,200
20146,851,000
20156,741,400
Number of people
20006,467,800
20016,583,500
20057,055,600
20067,199,700
20077,339,600
20087,313,600
20097,235,200
20107,086,500
20116,990,400
20126,940,500
20136,903,200
20146,851,000
20156,741,400

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This statistic shows the total adult correctional population in the United States from 2000 to 2015. In 2015, almost 6.74 million Americans were either on probation, on parole, or incarcerated.
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Release date
December 2016
Region
United States
Survey time period
2000 to 2015
Supplementary notes
Estimates were rounded to the nearest 100 and may not be comparable to previously published BJS reports due to updated information or rounding. Totals include estimates for nonresponding jurisdictions. Estimates were adjusted to account for some offenders with multiple correctional statuses. Data for years 2001,2008 & 2009 has been retrieved from previous publication.

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