Graph showing the number of men in California state prisons from 1978 to 2,015. In 1978, there were 18,703 men in California state prisons. By 2015, the number of men in prison had grown to 123,474.

(Graph: Wendy Sawyer, January 2018)

thumbnail for The Gender Divide report This graph is a part of the Prison Policy Initiative report, The Gender Divide: Tracking women's state prison growth.



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