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Reentry Trends in the U.S.

Growth in State prison and parole population

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Annual State parole population and entries to State parole, 1980-2002

  State parole population Annual
Entries
     
1980 196,786 113,383
1981 203,418 123,132
1982 203,331 133,858
1983 230,115 166,833
1984 250,138 171,607
1985 283,139 175,490
1986 308,763 214,433
1987 343,902 229,796
1988 387,145 250,510
1989 435,381 294,686
1990 502,134 349,030
1991 568,887 355,748
1992 618,689 362,466
1993 620,390 372,823
1994 628,941 382,999
1995 627,960 381,878
1996 620,498 390,537
1997 631,275 396,651
1998 629,216 409,922
1999 643,452 423,850
2000 647,829 441,605
2001 654,220 445,622
2002 670,169 436,306

Sources: BJS, Probation and Parole in the United States, 2002, August, 2003
Trends in State Parole, 1990-2000, October, 2001.





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