Data Source: For information about the data visit the data section of the report. (Graph: Peter Wagner & Bernadette Rabuy, 2016)
This graph originally appeared in Mass Incarceration: The Whole Pie 2016.
<p>Pie chart showing the number of people locked up on a given day in the United States in jails, by convicted and not convicted status, and by the underlying offense, using the newest data available in March 2016. </p> <p>Nonviolent drug offenses are a defining characteristic of the federal prison system, but play only a supporting role at the state and local levels.</p>