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Alaska profile

The graphs on this page are from our 50 State Incarceration Profiles.


Over time

graph showing the number of people in state prison and local jails per 100,000 residents in Alaska from 1978 to 2015 You can also see the same graph expressed as numbers rather than as rates per 100,000.


Racial disparities

2010 graph showing incarceration rates per 100,000 people of various racial and ethnic groups in Alaska

racial and ethnic disparities between the prison/jail and general population in AK as of 2010

See also our detailed graphs about Whites, Blacks, and American Indians/Alaskan Natives in Alaska prisons and jails.



The big picture

Pie chart showing that 5,800 Alaska residents are locked up in federal prisons, state prisons, local jails and other types of facilities

Pie chart showing that 15,000 Alaska residents are in various types of correctional facilities or under criminal justice supervision on probation or parole


Other research and materials on Alaska

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Events

  • November 29, 2017:
    Legal Director Aleks Kajstura will be in DC speaking at the congressional Democratic Women’s Working Group dinner about women’s mass incarceration.

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