Women in the US Sentenced and Serving Time in Either State or Federal Prisons, 2000 and 2010-2015

Women in the US Sentenced and Serving Time in Either State or Federal Prisons, 2000 and 2010-2015
Number and Imprisonment Rates, by Race and Ethnicity
Year Totala Non-Hispanic Whiteb Non-Hispanic Blackb Hispanic Othera,b
2015 Number 104,968 52,700 21,700 17,900 12,700
Rate per 100,000 64 52 103 63 90
2014 Number 106,232 53,100 22,600 17,800 12,800
Rate per 100,000 65 53 109 64 93
2013 Number 104,134 51,500 23,100 17,600 11,900
Rate per 100,000 65 51 113 66 90
2012 Number 101,289 49,352 23,386 16,968 11,584
Rate per 100,000 63 49 115 64 90
2011 Number 103,674 51,100 26,000 18,400 8,174*
Rate per 100,000 Pop. 65 51 129 71 n/a
2010 Number 104,600 48,000 26,600 18,700 11,300*
Rate per 100,000 Pop. 67 47 133 77 n/a
2000 Number 83,700 34,500 37,400 10,000 1,800*
Rate per 100,000 Pop. 59 34 205 60 n/a

Note: The Bureau of Justice Statistics defines Imprisonment Rate as "the number of prisoners under state or federal jurisdiction sentenced to more than 1 year per 100,000 U.S. residents."
a: Includes American Indians and Alaska Natives; Asians, Native Hawaiians, and Other Pacific Islanders; and persons of two or more races.
b: Excludes persons of Hispanic or Latino origin.

*: Number of women identifying as "other" not provided separately until 2012, so for 2000 and 2010-2011, this figure was derived by subtracting the number of non-Latina whites, non-Latina blacks, and Latinas from the total. As a result, the imprisonment rate is not available.

Source: 

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