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Georgia

Year: 
2015

The Jail System

Georgia has 159 counties. According to surveys completed in 2013, there are 143 jail and adult detention facilities, with a population of 41,750 inmates.

The Prison System

As of December 31, 2015, the Georgia prison population was 52,193. For FY2015, the Georgia Department of Corrections employed over 10,000 staff members, with a budget of approximately $1,201 million.

The Community Corrections System

The Georgia Department of Community Supervision oversees approximately 180,000 felony offenders.

Rates (Per 100K)

Incarceration Rate: 
503
Violent Crime Rate: 
378
Property Crime Rate: 
3,022
Probationers: 
5,570
Parolees: 
311

Populations

Prison Population: 
52,193
Jail Population: 
41,750
Parole Population: 
24,130
Probation Population: 
432,235

Facilities

Number of State Prison Facilities: 
33 facilities
Number of Jail Facilities: 
143

Prisons

Cost Per Inmate: 
$ 21,039
Employee Positions: 
10,000