This page links to documents showing statistical trends in Georgia corrections.
Recidivism Rate Reports show three-year felony conviction rates of inmates released from state prisons, private prisons, county prisons, and transition centers, and probationers released from detention centers and probation boot camps. Updated annually.
Inmate_releases_by_county_by_CY.pdf and Inmate_releases_by_county_by_FY.pdf show the number of inmates released to each of Georgia's 159 counties during each of the past five calendar and fiscal years is useful for planning prisoner re-entry and similar programs. Updated annually. NOTE: the number of releases do not include inmate deaths.
Length_of_stay_by_calendar_year.pdf and Length_of_stay_by_fiscal_year.pdf are approximately 300 pages long, with one page for each type of offense. They show, for each of the past 35 calendar and fiscal years, the number of inmates who were released, what their average sentence was, how long and what percentage of sentence they served, what percentage were released by Parole, and the number and service of life-sentence inmates. Updated annually.
1925pop.pdf shows the year-end population of the Georgia prison system for every year since 1925, gathered from a variety of historical sources. These year-end figures may not exactly match other published year-end figures because of differences in sources.