US correctional population timeline

This area chart sample shows the 1980-2013. U.S. timeline of people under adult correctional supervision. It was designed on the base of the Wikimedia Commons file: US correctional population timeline.gif. [commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:US_correctional_population_timeline.gif] "Incarceration in the United States is one of the main forms of punishment, rehabilitation, or both for the commission of felony and other offenses. The United States has the largest prison population in the world, and the second-highest per-capita incarceration rate, behind Seychelles (which in 2014 had a total prison population of 735 out of a population of around 92,000). In 2013 in the US, there were 698 people incarcerated per 100,000 population. This is the U.S. incarceration rate for adults or people tried as adults. According to the US Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS), 2,220,300 adults were incarcerated in US federal and state prisons, and county jails in 2013 – about 0.91% of adults (1 in 110) in the U.S. resident population." [Incarceration in the United States. Wikipedia] The area graph example "US correctional population timeline" was created using the ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and vector drawing software extended with the Area Charts solution from the Statistical Charts and Diagrams area of ConceptDraw Solution Park.
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