Every year, the Department of Justice tracks statistics on U.S. prisons. Prisons are institutions that holds sentenced inmates over 1 year. In 2008:
Women in prison (federal or state) rose 1.2% from 2007.
The number of men in prison increased .7% from 2007.
2.3 million inmates were in prisons across the country.
4777 black males out of every 100,000 were in prison.
727 out of every 100,000 white men were in prison.
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