Presents data on prisoners under the jurisdiction of federal or state correctional authorities on June 30, 2008, collected from the National Prisoner Statistics series. This annual report compares changes in the prison population during the first six months of 2008 to changes from yearend 2000 through yearend 2007. It also provides data on the imprisonment rates for prisoners sentenced to more than 1 year by jurisdiction; the number of males and females in prison; the number of inmates held in custody in state and federal prisons and local jails; custody incarceration rates; and the number of juveniles and non-citizens in U.S. custody. See also Jail Inmates at Midyear 2008 - Statistical Tables.
Table 6. Percent of all sentenced prisoners was revised to 93.1%.