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Wisconsin Prison Population by Year

YearPopulation*
2009**22,187
200822,247
200722,231
200622,147
200521,461
200421,842
200321,646
200221,452
200120,656
200020,193
199919,834
199817,812
199715,639
199613,045
199511,199
19907,362
19803,980
19702,973
19602,784
19502,017
* - total confined from year-end weekly report.
** - as of May 8, 2009.
Sources: Wisconsin Blue Book, Wisconsin Department of Corrections
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