pie chart showing that people in correctional facilities are only about a third of the people under correctional control in the United States. Most (55%) are on probation. The remainder are on parole.

Data Source: Compiled by the Prison Policy Initiative. See http://www.prisonpolicy.org/reports/pie2015.html. (Graph: Peter Wagner, 2015)

This graph originally appeared in Mass Incarceration: The Whole Pie 2015.

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