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WASH On June 04, 2012




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#1New Post! Feb 02, 2009 @ 05:39:33
Statistics you should use when debating
> ______________#Rate______Inmates___Population.
> ______________________________________________
> _________1978__#203______452,790___222,584,545
> _________1980__#220______501,886___228,289,000
> _________1981__#241______555,114___230,480,000
> _________1982__#263______610,767___232,641,000
> _________1983__#275______645,713___234,721,000
> _________1984__#288______681,282___236,789,000
> _________1985__#311______742,579___238,948,000
> _________1986__#331______799,172___241,105,000
> _________1987__#352______856,906___243,291,000
> _________1988__#386______948,703___245,537,000
> _________1989__#434____1,076,685___247,962,000
> _________1990__#458____1,146,401___250,538,000
> _________1991__#480____1,216,664___253,391,000
> _________1992__#504____1,292,347___256,274,000
> _________1993__#527____1,364,881___258,907,000
> _________1994__#562____1,469,947___261,391,000
> _________1995__#598____1,577,845___263,861,000
> _________1996__#618____1,646,020___266,324,000
> _________1997__#645____1,725,842___267,636,000
> Dec._31,_1999__#725___*1,982,084______________
> Feb._15,_2000__#______*2,000,000______________
. "On Jan. 1, 1900 ... 122 inmates for every 100,000 Americans. ... As of midnight Dec. 31, [1999] a new study says, there were 1,982,084 adults in U.S. jails and prisons. That's 725 inmates for every 100,000 Americans. ...will reach 2 million -- probably hitting that level on February 15 [2000]." THE USA NOW HAS THE WORLD'S HIGHEST INCARCERATION RATE.
WORLDWIDE TRENDS IN NATIONAL PRISON AND JAIL POPULATIONS 1985-1995. The USA now leads the world -- with 725 inmates per 100,000 Americans as of Dec. 31, 1999.
UPDATE TO MAY, 2003 WITH 702 INMATES PER 100,000
RUSSIA HAS
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