Changes in State Imprisonment Rates 2012-13
In September 2014, the Bureau of Justice Statistics at the U.S. Department of Justice released new data on state imprisonment in 2013. This map depicts each state's change in imprisonment rates in each state.
With the highest increase in state imprisonment rate, Arkansas imprisoned 17% more of its population in 2013 than in 2012.
With the highest decrease in state imprisonment rate, Alaska imprisoned 10.1% less of its population in 2013 compared to 2012.