"ƒ One in every 48 adult U.S. residents (about 2%) was under correctional supervision at yearend 2021, compared to 1 in 34 (almost 3%) at yearend 2011 (table 4).

"ƒ An estimated 1.4% (1,440 per 100,000) of adult U.S. residents were under community supervision at yearend 2021.

"ƒ In 2021, the incarceration rate for adult U.S. residents (680 per 100,000) increased from the previous year for the first time since 2006. (See appendix table 1.)"

Table: Estimated rate of persons supervised by US adult correctional systems, by correctional status, 2000 and 2005–2018


E. Ann Carson, PhD, and Rich Kluckow, DSW. Correctional Populations in the United States, 2021 - Statistical Tables. US Dept. of Justice Bureau of Justice Statistics, Washington, DC. February 2023. NCJ305542.