Sunday, July 01, 2012

Your Chance of Going to Prison

The likelihood that you will be imprisoned at some point in your life depends greatly on your demographic characteristics...

Lifetime Likelihood of Imprisonment
Black men: 1 in 3
Hispanic men: 1 in 6
White men: 1 in 17
Black women: 1 in 18
Hispanic women: 1 in 45
White women: 1 in 111

Source: The Sentencing Project, Trends in U.S. Corrections

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