Number of People in the US Serving Time in State and Federal Prisons, by age, sex, race, and Latinx ethnicity, on December 31, 2015
Total Malea White Non-Latinoc Black Non-Latinoc Latino Otherb,c
1,371,879 446,700 501,300 301,500 122,400
Total Femalea White Non-Latinac Black Non-Latinac Latina Otherb,c
104,968 52,700 21,700 17,900 12,700
Total All Gendersa,d White Non-Latinxc Black Non-Latinxc Latinx Otherb,c
1,476,847 499,400 523,000 319,400 135,100

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.