Number of Inmates by Age Group in Federal Custody

A graph depicting the number of inmates by age group in federal custody. 

  • For those 50 years of age and over: 2008-09: 2,450, 2009-10; 2,644, 2010-11: 2,864, 2011-12: 3,063, 2012-13: 3,239, 2013-14: 3,480, 2014-15: 3,494, 2015-16: 3,544, 2016-17: 3,486, 2017-18: 3,534
  • For those 50-64 years of age: 2008-09: 2,094, 2009-10; 2,243, 2010-11: 2,423, 2011-12: 2,581, 2012-13: 2,701, 2013-14: 2,879, 2014-15: 2,855, 2015-16: 2,884, 2016-17: 2,785, 2017-18: 2,833
  • For those 65 years of age and older: 2008-09: 356, 2009-10; 401, 2010-11: 441, 2011-12: 482, 2012-13: 538, 2013-14: 601, 2014-15: 639, 2015-16: 660, 2016-17: 701, 2017-18: 701

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