America's male prisoners per 100,000 population by race and ethnicity. On June 30, 2006, an estimated 4.8% of black non-Hispanic men were in prison or jail, compared to 1.9% of Hispanic men of any race, and 0.7% of white non-Hispanic men. November Coalition chart. Info and sources. Rate of U.S. imprisonment per 100,000 population of adult males by race and ethnicity in 2006. Jails and prisons.
Source of data for chart:
- Prison and Jail Inmates at Midyear 2006 (NCJ 217675). U.S. Bureau of Justice Statistics. The percentages are for adult males, and are from page 1 of the PDF file.
- "On June 30, 2006, an estimated 4.8% of black men were in prison or jail, compared to 1.9% of Hispanic men and 0.7% of white men. More than 11% of black males age 25 to 34 were incarcerated. Black women were incarcerated in prison or jail at nearly 4 times the rate of white women and more than twice the rate of Hispanic women."
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