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This dynamic analysis tool allows users to examine select characteristics of prisoners based on data collected through the Survey of Prison Inmates (SPI), 2016. This tool presents estimates from the 2016 SPI as interactive data visualizations, allowing users a variety of characteristics and views to investigate questions of interest. It also provides users with the ability to download their results.

The SPI is a national, cross-sectional survey of the state and sentenced federal prison populations that is conducted periodically by the Bureau of Justice Statistics. The SPI's primary objective is to produce national statistics on the state and sentenced federal prison populations across a variety of topics.

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Custom Charts

Use the filters below to view a custom chart.

Key Charts

Options to download results, print charts, and view footnotes are provided in the menu icon at the top right corner of each chart.

General footnote: Details may not sum to 100% due to rounding.