Survey of Inmates in State Correctional Facilities

Bureau of Justice Statistics

Describes the characteristics of inmates in state correctional facilities by drug and alcohol use, criminal history, current offense, health care, and socioeconomic status

State prison inmates


Every 5 to 7 years Started 1974

Juveniles Taken Into Custody

Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention

Monitors juvenile custody facilities and residents with drug-related offenses

Private and public juvenile custody facilities


Annual Started 1988


Source: U.S. Office of National Drug Control Policy, “Federal Drug Data Sources,” Available at: [Accessed March 16, 2001].

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