Last updated on: 8/9/2021 | Author: ProCon.org

US Jail, Prison, Parole, and Probation Populations

Number of People Supervised by the US Adult Correctional Systems, by Correctional Status, 2009–2019

 

YearTotal Correctional PopulationTotal Community SupervisionProbationParoleTotal Incarcerated PopulationPrisonLocal Jail
20196,344,0004,357,7003,492,900878,9002,086,6001,430,800734500
20186,409,2004,399,0003,540,000878,0002,122,3001,464,400738400
20176,549,7004,508,9003,647,200875,0002,153,6001,489,200745200
20166,616,2004,537,1003,673,100874,8002,165,1001,508,100740700
20156,740,3004,650,9003,789,800870,5002,172,8001,526,600727400
20146,856,9004,713,2003,868,400857,7002,225,1001,562,300744600
20136,899,7004,749,8003,912,900849,5002,222,5001,577,000731200
20126,949,8004,790,7003,944,900858,4002,231,3001,570,400744500
20116,994,5004,818,3003,973,800855,5002,252,5001,599,000735600
20107,089,0004,888,5004,055,900840,8002,279,1001,613,800748700
20097,239,1005,019,9004,199,800824,6002,297,7001,615,500767400

Source:

Todd D. Minton, Lauren G. Beatty, and Zhen Zeng, “Correctional Populations in the United States, 2019 – Statistical Tables,” bjs.ojp.gov, July 2021