Trends in U.S. Corrections

Source: Sentencing Project, 2013

Trends in U.S. Corrections is a visual tool that provides a compilation of key developments in the criminal justice system over the past several decades.

Among the issues featured in this collection are:
• Rate of incarceration from 1925 to 2012
• International comparisons of incarceration rates
• State & Federal Prison Population by Offense, 2011
• State Expenditures on Corrections, 1985-2010
• Number of People in Prisons and Jails for Drug Offenses, 1980 and 2011
• Highest and Lowest State Incarceration Rates (per 100,000), 2012
• Rate of Incarceration per 100,000, by Gender, Race, & Ethnicity, 2011