Most regions of the US saw a reduced number of older people in correctional facilities compared to a decade ago, according to 2020 figures.
The United States is the world leader in terms of the number of prisoners per 100,000 people, as well as nearly two million people incarcerated in 2020, according to data from the United States Census Bureau.
The Census Bureau’s ten-year survey includes information on residents of adult correctional facilities, such as state and federal prisons, regional prisons, immigration detention centers, half apartments, military prisons, and other equipment. According to the Marshall Project newspaper, which released and published this arrest data, the figures provide one brief overview at a time, as the figures seek to show where people live as of April 1, 2020.
More than a third of the more than 3,200 provinces and their equivalents in the US, a total of nearly all provinces or sizes in the US states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico, excluded some rights and data, he had at least one prisoner at home adults in 2020.
There are 30 districts where the number of prisoners, that is, the proportion of incarcerated adults within the population of a community, reaches 20%.
Most regions in the US saw the number of people in these correctional facilities compared to 2010, based on 2020 data.