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Texas - Adult and Juvenile Correctional Population Projections Fiscal Years 2017 to 2022 (2017)

"The January 2017 correctional population projections indicate both the adult and juvenile correctional residential populations will remain relatively stable and within operating capacity through fiscal year 2022, including the following specific projections: adult state incarcerated populations are projected to remain stable from fiscal years 2017 to 2022 and to remain, on average, at 3.2 percent below the Texas Department of Criminal Justice’s operating capacity; and juvenile state residential populations are projected to remain fairly stable during the projection period and below operating capacity. The adult felony direct community supervision and parole supervision populations are expected to remain stable during the projection period. The juvenile probation and juvenile parole supervision populations are expected to decrease slightly.

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