USA Prisoners in 2014

Prisoners in 2014 (NCJ 248955)

is now available on This report examines final counts of prisoners under the jurisdiction of state and federal correctional authorities on December 31, 2014, including

  • the number of prison admissions, releases, noncitizen inmates, and inmates age 17 or younger in the custody of state or federal prisons
  • prison capacity for each state and the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP),
  • the use of private prisons by state and the BOP,
  • the offense and demographic characteristics of yearend federal and state prison populations,
  • yearend counts for territorial and military correctional populations.

Findings are based on data collected from the National Prisoner Statistics Program.

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