Number of People in US State and Federal Prisons by Age, Gender, Race, and Ethnicity
Note: Counts based on prisoners with a sentence of more than 1 year under the jurisdiction of state or federal correctional officials. Missing data were imputed for Illinois and Nevada.
a/Detail may not sum to total due to rounding, inmates age 17 or younger, and missing race/Hispanic origin data.
b/Includes American Indians, Alaska Natives, Asians, Native Hawaiians, other Pacific Islanders, and persons identifying two or more races.
c/Excludes persons of Latinx origin.
d/Includes persons age 17 or younger.
Sources: Bureau of Justice Statistics, National Prisoner Statistics Program, 2014; Federal Justice Statistics Program, 2014; National Corrections Reporting Program, 2013; Survey of Inmates in State and Federal Correctional Facilities, 2004; and U.S. Census Bureau, resident population estimates for January 1, 2015.