1% of the adult population of America is in prison, or about 2.4 million!
7.5% of the adult population of America is incarcerated, on probation or on parole!
66% of all prisoners will commit another crime and do more time!
America currently houses 25% of the world’s prison population!
$23,876 – The average cost to care for ONE prisoner annually!
50 states spend $49 billion on their prisons annually!
Source: The United States Department of Justice Bureau of Justice Statistics