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Prison Populations (TX only) (Archives, 1997-2016)

Summary: Prison population and capacity

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This database provides prison population and capacity for all facilities in Texas. Data are reported for state fiscal years (Sept. 1-Aug 31). 

  • Private PPT = Pre–Parole Transfer Facility.
  • SAFP = Substance Abuse Felony Punishment.

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Note: The TDCJ implemented the Legislative Budget Board (LBB) methodology for calculating capacity effective June 1, 2011. Beginning in June 2011 capacity is shown as the sum of unit capacities without system adjustments.


Geographic Coverage: City or Other Local Government

Periodicity: Annually

Series Begins/Ends: 1997 - 2016

Data Source: Texas Department of Criminal Justice

Updated:  May 02, 2017 Next update: None

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