White paper on crime 2010 Part7/Chapter1/Section3/2
Fig. 7-1-3-1 shows the number of new first-time inmates (refers to those admitted to a penal institution for the first time)/reimprisoned inmates (refers to those admitted to a penal institution for the second or more time; hereinafter the same in this subsection) for serious offenses and the rate of reimprisoned inmates (percentage of reimprisoned inmates to all inmates) over the last 21 years. The rate of reimprisoned inmates of those imprisoned for serious offenses was extremely low at 16.1% for homicide, 21.4% for injury causing death, 25.2% for robbery, 20.5% for rape, and 23.7% for arson in 2009 when compared to that of all inmates (54.8%).
Fig. 7-1-3-2 shows the percent distribution of new inmates for serious offenses by history of imprisonment in 2009 and that in 1999 through to 2008 (annual average).