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Annual Probation Survey and Annual Parole Survey

Data Collection Status
Active
Frequency
Annually since 1980; excluding year 1991. Probation data available from 1977 through 2019. Parole data available from 1975 through 2019.
Latest Data Available
Archived, 2016. Displayed in reports, 2019.
Data Experts
Danielle Kaeble, BJS Statistician
Collection Period

1980-2019

Description

Collect administrative data from probation and parole agencies in the United States. Data collected include the total number of adults on state and federal probation and parole on January 1 and December 31 of each year, the number of adults entering and exiting probation and parole supervision each year, and the characteristics of adults under the supervision of probation and parole agencies. Published data include both national- and state-level data. The surveys cover all 50 states, the federal system, and the District of Columbia. They began in 1980 and are conducted annually. Probation data are available from 1977 through BJS's National Probation Reports. Parole data are available from 1975 through BJS's Uniform Parole Reports.

Date Created: May 26, 2009