Graph showing the number of people in jails from 1983 to 2016 by whether or not they have been convicted. Since 1996, all of the net growth in jails has been from the growth in the pre-trial (not convicted) population.

Data Source: See "read about the data" section of full report. (Graph: Peter Wagner, 2018)

This graph originally appeared in Mass Incarceration: The Whole Pie 2018.



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