Graph showing the 374,000 people in state prisons, local jails, federal prisons, youth prisons, and military prisons for drug offenses. State prisons are the largest slice at 146,000 (39% of all drug offenses) and local jails at 137,000 (37% of all drug offenses). The federal system held 89,000 (24% of all drug offenses)..

Data Source: See "Data sources" section of full report. (Graph: Wendy Sawyer & Peter Wagner, 2022)

This graph originally appeared in Mass Incarceration: The Whole Pie 2022.

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