Graph showing the number of men in Louisiana state prisons from 1978 to 2,015. In 1978, there were 7,083 men in Louisiana state prisons. By 2015, the number of men in prison had grown to 34,301.

(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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