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Created with Fabric.js 1.4.5 55% 26% 10% 100% "California spends an average of $47,000 per prisoner incarcerated but next to nothing on rehabilitation programs" talk about how many are arrested daily and transported to prison? White African American Latino Asian Other Source: The United States has less than 5% of the worlds people, yet accounts for 25% of the worlds prisoners; the incarceration rate in the United States is seven times higher than the rate in Western Europe 2.4 million people incarcerated in the U.S. SInce 1994 - crime rates have significantly DECREASED while mass incarceration has disproportionally INCREASE should we put a graph here instead comparing US incarceration rates to other countries? 1 in 775 womenare incarcerated 1 in 73 menare incarcerated STATE PRISONS 1,362,028 FEDERAL PRISONS 216,362 LOCAL JAILS 721,654 awaiting trial (not convicted)428,312 serving a jail sentence 293,342 Drugs237,000 robbery 185,800 murder 166,760 assault 146,800 Burglary 130,000 Public order142,500 other 353,228 Other 69,862 Immigration offenses22,100 weapons 29,800 drugs94,600 Source: MASS INCARCERATION: Legalized Discrimination HOW MANY PEOPLE ARE LOCKED UP IN THE UNITED STATES? USA RWANDA RUSSIA BRAZIL SPAIN Australia 716 492 475 double click to change this header text! 274 147 130 118 121 101 World Incarceration Rates CHINA CANADA FRANCE Incarceration Rate Per 100,000 Prison Spending In California between 1980 and 1994 spending increased from $392 million to $1.31 billion. As of 2010 California spent more than $7 billion dollars on the cost of state prisons. $47,421 was the average annual cost per inmate in 2010 5.6% 69% 140% Center on Budget and Policy Priorities shows that the growth of state spending on prisons in recent years has for outpaced the growth of spending on education Percentage of Spending Increase Higher Education Public Education K-12 Prison Related Expenses 0 25 50 75 100 125 150 175 200 Spending in Billions
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