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TOTAL CORRECTIONS POPULATION
Total Incarcerated, Prison and Jail
Prison Population (Rate per 100,000)
Jail Population (Rate per 100,000)
RACIAL/ETHNIC DISPARITY IN INCARCERATION
Black: White Ratio
Hispanic: White Ratio
JUVENILES IN CUSTODY
STATE CORRECTIONS EXPENDITURES (In Millions)
Total Disenfranchised (%)
African American (%)
Prison population, 1980 - 2011
Data Sources: CORRECTIONS: Bureau of Justice Statistics LIFE SENTENCES: The Sentencing Project JUVENILE JUSTICE: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention DISENFRANCHISEMENT: Jeff Manza and Christopher Uggen, "Locked Out: Felon Disenfranchisement and American Democracy." All data represent most recent available statistics.