skip navigation

Add your conference to our Justice Events calendar


Register for Latest Research

Stay Informed
Register with NCJRS to receive NCJRS's biweekly e-newsletter JUSTINFO and additional periodic emails from NCJRS and the NCJRS federal sponsors that highlight the latest research published or sponsored by the Office of Justice Programs.

NCJRS Abstract

The document referenced below is part of the NCJRS Library collection. To conduct further searches of the collection, visit the NCJRS Abstracts Database. See the Obtain Documents page for direction on how to access resources online, via mail, through interlibrary loans, or in a local library.

  NCJ Number: NCJ 191702     Find in a Library
  Title: Prison and Jail Inmates at Midyear 2001
  Document URL: Text PDF 
  Agency Summary: Agency Summary 
  Corporate Author: Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)
US Dept of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
  Date Published: 04/2002
  Page Count: 16
  Series: BJS Bulletins
  Annotation: This report presents data on prison and jail inmates, collected from National Prisoner Statistics counts and the Annual Survey of Jails in 2001.
  Abstract: This report provides for each State and the Federal system, the number of inmates and the overall incarceration rate per 100,000 residents. It offers trends since 1990 and percentage changes in prison populations since midyear and yearend 2000. The report includes total numbers for prison and jail inmates by gender, race, and Hispanic origin as well as counts of jail inmates by juvenile status, conviction status, and confinement status. For the first time, the report provides the incarceration rates per 100,000 residents in each State by gender, race, and Hispanic origin. The midyear report presents the number of prison inmates held in private, out-of-State, or Federal facilities. It also provides findings on rated capacity of local jails, percent of capacity occupied, and capacity added. Highlights include the following: 6-month growth rates for State prisons have dropped sharply since 1995; privately operated prison facilities held 94,948 inmates (up 4.0 percent since yearend 2000); and the number of inmates held in jail rose by 10,091, in State prison by 10,954, and in Federal prison by 9,245.
  Main Term(s): Corrections statistics
  Index Term(s): Inmate statistics ; Federal correctional facilities ; Jails ; State correctional facilities ; Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)
  Sale Source: NCJRS Photocopy Services
Box 6000
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
United States of America

Justice Statistics Clearinghouse/NCJRS
P.O. Box 6000
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
  Type: Statistics
  Country: United States of America
  Language: English
  To cite this abstract, use the following link:

*A link to the full-text document is provided whenever possible. For documents not available online, a link to the publisher's website is provided. Tell us how you use the NCJRS Library and Abstracts Database - send us your feedback.