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Publication Correctional Populations in the United States, 1996

April 1, 1999    NCJ 170013

Presents data on the growing number of persons in the United States under some form of correctional supervision for 1996: 3.2 million on probation, 510,400 in jail, 1,127,528 in prison, and 704,709 on parole. The data for State and Federal prison inmates are reported for 1996: sex, race, Hispanic origin, admission type, release type, sentence length, escapes, probation and parole violations, facility crowding, deaths in prison, and inmates entering prison under sentence of death. Information on jail inmates is included in the report, as well as data on persons held in U.S. military confinement facilities. A special section presents 31 tables summarizing the 1996 Survey of Inmates in Local Jails. This report is the fifth in a series conducted approximately every 5 to 7 years since 1972.

Part of the Correctional Populations in the United States Series

Full Report (PDF 1.8M)
Full Report - Text only (ASCII file 28K)
Section 1. Trends in U.S. correctional populations (PDF 221K)
Section 1. Trends in U.S. correctional populations - Zip format (Spreadsheet 20K)
Section 2. Jail inmates in 1996 (PDF 165K)
Section 2. Jail inmates in 1996 - Zip format (Spreadsheet 59K)
Section 3. Probation in 1996 (PDF 231K)
Section 3. Probation in 1996 - Zip format (Spreadsheet 42K)
Section 4. Survey of jail inmates, 1996 (PDF 376K)
Section 4. Survey of jail inmates, 1996 - Zip format (Spreadsheet 105K)
Section 5. Prisoners in 1996 (PDF 405K)
Section 5. Prisoners in 1996 - Zip format (Spreadsheet 112K)
Section 6. Parole in 1996 (PDF 217K)
Section 6. Parole in 1996 - Zip format (Spreadsheet 38K)
Section 7. Capital Punishment in 1996 (PDF 258K)
Section 7. Capital Punishment in 1996 - Zip format (Spreadsheet 110K)
Section 8. U.S. military corrections in 1996 (PDF 154K)
Section 8. U.S. military corrections in 1996 - Zip format (Spreadsheet 35K)
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