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  NCJ Number: NCJ 212260     Find in a Library
  Title: Justice Expenditure and Employment in the United States, 2003
  Document URL: Text PDF 
  Agency Summary: Agency Summary 
  Author(s): Kristen A Hughes
  Corporate Author: Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)
US Dept of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
  Date Published: 04/2006
  Page Count: 12
  Series: BJS Bulletins
  Annotation: This report provides selected data from the U.S. Census Bureau’s Annual General Finance and Employment Surveys.
  Abstract: Data presented include police protection, judicial and legal services, and corrections expenditure and employment for Federal, State, and local governments in 2003 and national trend data for 1982 to 2003. Expenditure data are provided for fiscal year 2003; employment and payroll data are for the month of March 2003. The report compares justice expenditure to spending for other governmental services and analyzes trends in justice spending and employment. It also presents per capita employment data by governmental function. Highlights include the finding that the total number of justice employees grew 86 percent between 1982 and 2003 with the Federal Government having the largest percentage increase--168 percent. Total per capita expenditure for each justice function increased between 1982 and 2003, with corrections having the largest per capita increase--423 percent. The total direct justice expenditure for all levels of governments grew from $36 billion in 1982 to $185 billion in 2003, a 418 percent increase. Tables, figures
  Main Term(s): Statistics ; Employment and expenditure data
  Index Term(s): Federal government ; Local government ; State government
  Sale Source: Justice Statistics Clearinghouse/NCJRS
P.O. Box 6000
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
  Type: Statistics
  Country: United States of America
  Language: English
   
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