The number of state prisoners in Pennsylvania grew from 8,112 in 1980 to 36,614 in 2000

Data Source: Mother Jones Magazine, July 2001, Debt to Society: Pennsylvania, Increasing imprisonment. (Graph: Prison Policy Initiative, 2009)

This graph originally appeared in Importing Constituents: Prisoners and Political Clout in Pennsylvania.

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