The Jail System
South Carolina has 50 jails in 46 counties, with a jail population of approximately 10,880.
The Prison System
As of December 31, 2016, the South Carolina prison population was 20,858 located in 21 prisons, with a staff of 5,700 employees and budget of $430 million.
The Community Corrections System
As of December 31, 2016, South Carolina's community corrections population was 32,634 under probation and 4,347 under parole.