Image charts the probation, parole, and incarcerated populations from 1975 to 2015. The probation population far exceeds other correctional populations.

Data Source: Compiled from Bureau of Justice Statistics'Annual Probation Survey, Annual Parole Survey, and Annual Survey of Jails data series and Prison Policy Initiative's Tracking State Prison Growth in 50 States. (Graph: Wendy Sawyer, 2016)

This graph originally appeared in Probation population declines: Good, but not good enough.

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