US incarceration timeline-clean - Area graph
This area chart sample shows the timeline of total number of inmates in U.S. prisons, jails, and juvenile facilities from 1920 to 2006. It was redesigned from the Wikimedia Commons file: US incarceration timeline-clean.gif. [commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:US_incarceration_timeline-clean.gif]
"Incarceration in the United States of America is one of the main forms of punishment, rehabilitation, or both for the commission of felony and other offenses. The United States has the highest documented incarceration rate in the world. At year-end 2009, it was 743 adults incarcerated per 100,000 population.
According to the U.S. Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS), 2,266,800 adults were incarcerated in U.S. federal and state prisons, and county jails at year-end 2011 – about 0.94% of adults in the U.S. resident population. Additionally, 4,814,200 adults at year-end 2011 were on probation or on parole. In total, 6,977,700 adults were under correctional supervision (probation, parole, jail, or prison) in 2011 – about 2.9% of adults in the U.S. resident population.
In addition, there were 70,792 juveniles in juvenile detention in 2010.
Although debtor's prisons no longer exist in the United States, residents of some U.S. states can still be incarcerated for debt as of 2014." [Incarceration in the United States. Wikipedia]
The area graph example "US incarceration timeline-clean" was created using the ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and vector drawing software extended with the Area Charts solution from the Graphs and Charts area of ConceptDraw Solution Park.