Graph showing the incarceration rate for men in Massachusetts state prisons. In 1978, there were 99 men incarcerated per 100,000 men in Massachusetts. By 2015, the men's incarceration rate in Massachusetts was 259 per 100,000 men in Massachusetts.

(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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