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Quick Facts on Women in the Federal Offender Population
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Recently released, this two-page flyer from the United States Sentencing Commission (USSC)Quick Facts USSC provides key facts pertaining to women sentenced exclusively in the federal system.

Highlighted Facts include:

  • There were 80,035 cases reported to the USSC in fiscal year 2013.
  • Of these cases, 9,400 involved female offenders.
  • Female offenders accounted for 13.3% of offenders in fiscal year 2013.
  • More than one-third were Hispanic (37.5%) followed by White (34.5%), Black
    (21.8%), and Other Races (6.2%).
  • Most female offenders (70.8%) had little or no prior criminal history.

Access the USSC flyer



This announcement is available at NIC's Gender-Responsive News for Women and Girls.  Feel free to forward to friends and colleagues.  Subscribe to the newsletter at

For additional resources on Justice-Involved Women go to NIC’s Women Offenders.

Posted Tue, Aug 19 2014 7:08 AM by Susan Powell


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