The Commission received approximately 321,000
documents for 69,425 individual original sentencings that
occurred in fiscal year 2018. Select highlights from fiscal
year 2018 data are outlined below:
• In fiscal year 2018, the courts reported 69,425 felony and Class A misdemeanor
cases to the Commission. This represents an increase of 2,552 cases from the prior
fiscal year, and the first increase since fiscal year 2011.
• The race of federal offenders remained largely unchanged from prior years. In fiscal
year 2018, 54.3 percent of all offenders were Hispanic
, 21.2 percent were White,
20.6 percent were Black, and 3.8 percent were of another race. Non-U.S. citizens
accounted for 42.7 percent of all federal offenders.