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Publication Correctional Populations in the United States, 1994

July 1, 1996    NCJ 160091

This annual publication presents data for 1994 on the growing number of persons in the United States under some form of correctional supervision: 3.0 million on probation, 483,700 in jail, 991,600 in prison, and 690,200 on parole. The following data for State and Federal prison inmates are reported for 1994: 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. A special section presents new data on persons held in U.S. military confinement facilities by branch of service.

Part of the Correctional Populations in the United States Series

Full Report (PDF 769K)
Section 1: Introduction (PDF 163K)
Section 1: Introduction - 22 tables - Zip format (Spreadsheet 60K)
Section 2: Jail inmates in 1994 (PDF 25K)
Section 3: Probation in 1994 (PDF 73K)
Section 3: Probation in 1994 - 10 tables - Zip format (Spreadsheet 34K)
Section 4: Military corrections in 1994 (PDF 43K)
Section 4: Military corrections in 1994 - 17 tables - Zip format (Spreadsheet 31K)
Section 5: Prisoners in 1994 (PDF 262K)
Section 5: Prisoners in 1994 - 20 tables - Zip format (Spreadsheet 186K)
Section 6: Parole in 1994 (PDF 60K)
Section 6: Parole in 1994 - 9 tables - Zip format (Spreadsheet 30K)
Section 7: Capital Punishment in 1994 (PDF 194K)
Section 7: Capital Punishment in 1994 - 26 tables - Zip format (Spreadsheet 106K)
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