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Data Table Jail Inmates at Midyear 2008 - Statistical Tables

Todd D. Minton, William J. Sabol, Ph.D.

March 31, 2009    NCJ 225709

Presents data on numbers of jails and jail inmates at midyear 2008 and analyzes patterns of growth from 2000 through 2008. These statistical tables include data on rated capacity of jails, percent of capacity occupied, and capacity added. They provide estimates of admissions to jails and detail the volume of movement among the jail population. This web document also includes total numbers for jail inmates by gender, race, and Hispanic origin. Standard errors for jail estimates are included. (See also Prison Inmates at Midyear 2008 - Statistical Tables.)

Part of the Prison and Jail Inmates at Midyear Series

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