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Press Release Jail Inmates at Midyear 2011 - Statistical Tables

Todd Minton

April 26, 2012    NCJ 237961

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. jail inmate population declined for a third consecutive year, the Justice Departments Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) announced today. From June 2010 to June 2011, the jail inmate population declined 1.8 percent, dropping to 735,601 from 748,728.

Part of the Prison and Jail Inmates at Midyear Series

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