whats the percent of men in jail vs women? and what are the most common crimes?
i know murder and rape are rare! whats the most common crime? and whats the percent of men vs women in jail? men commit more crimes but whats the percent?
- edith clarkeLv 79 years agoFavorite Answer
In 2009, 6.8% of all federal/state prisoners were women: the number of sentenced female prisoners under the jurisdiction of state or federal correctional authorities, was: Total 105,197
IN 2009, 93.2% of all federal/state prisoners were men: Total 1,443,500 (rounded)
The most popular crimes in 2008: (Murder is popular)
Top 5 for Men: Drug related (17,8%), Robbery (14%), Murder (13%), Assault (10.1%) Burglary (9.3%)
Top 5 Crimes for Women in 2008: Drug related (26.9%), Murder (11.8%), Fraud (10.2%), Robbery (8.7%), Assault (8.5%)
Good news:In 2009, the U.S. prison population grew at its slowest rate (0.2%) since 2000, reaching 1,613,740 prisoners at year end 2009.Source(s): http://bjs.ojp.usdoj.gov/content/pub/pdf/p09.pdf http://bjs.ojp.usdoj.gov/index.cfm?ty=pbdetail&iid...
- Anonymous9 years ago
6 to 1.Source(s): Law enforcement family.