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Corrections Population Forecast
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The Corrections Population Forecast estimates the number of inmates in Oregon’s prisons over the next ten years. The monthly population projections are broken out to show the impact of major law or policy changes. Forecast updates are released every six months on or before the first of April and October each year. 
Please feel free to contact Michael Kennedy, 503-378-5732 on matters regarding Corrections forecasts.
2016 Release and Meeting Dates

2016 Forecast Release Dates: 

April 1st, 2016 
September 30th, 2016
“Forecast release” means that we post the document on this web page and send a notice to the press. 

2016 Forecast Advisory Meetings: 

Preliminary Meeting:
Thursday, March 10, 1:45-3:45 p.m.
Executive Building, 155 Cottage St NE, Salem
Conference Room B
Secondary Meeting:
Thursday, March 24, 1:45-3:45 p.m.
Executive Building, 155 Cottage St NE, Salem
Conference Room B (potential conf. call) 
​Please feel free to contact Michael Kennedy, 503-378-5732. ​
Forecast Documents
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Most recent forecasts 

October 2015 (pdf)  

October 2015 Monthly Detail Tables (xls)​   


Past forecast documents


April 2015 (pdf)  
April 2014 (pdf)   October 2014 (pdf)  
October 2013 (pdf)  

April 2012 (pdf)
April 2012 Monthly Detail Tables (xls)

October 2012 (pdf)
October 2012 Monthly Detail Tables (xls) 


April 2011 (pdf) 
April 2011 Monthly Detail Tables (xls) 
April 2010 (pdf)
April 2010 Monthly Detail Tables (xls)
October 2010 (pdf)
October 2010 Monthly Detail Tables (xls)
April 2009 
April 2009 Monthly Detail Tables (xls)
October 2009
October 2009 Monthly Detail Tables (xls)
April 2008  October 2008
October 2008 Monthly Detail Tables (xls)
     April 2007 October 2007
April 2006   October 2006
April 2005 October 2005
April 2004 October 2004
April 2003  October 2003
April 2002   October 2002
Prior forecasts are available from our office.  Please contact us for more information.
Reports (pdf)

Excel file for Oregon's Corrections Forecast Historical Accuracy, 2000 to 2012 (xls)

Corrections Population Forecast: Annual Review of Methodology
Advisory Board

Corrections Population Forecast Advisory Committee
The Corrections Population Forecast Advisory Committee was formed in 1990 to assist the Office of Economic Analysis in preparing estimates of criminal offender populations in the State of Oregon. The Governor appoints members of the committee for four-year terms based on the members' knowledge of the criminal justice system and trends that may affect the offender population.


Honorable Julie Frantz, Multnomah County Circuit Court  
Kristin Winges-Yanez, Board of Parole & Post-Prison Supervision Chairperson
John Haroldson, Benton County District Attorney
Greg Hazarabedian, Public Defender Services of Lane County
Craig Prins, Criminal Justice Commission Executive Director
Donald Rees, Multnomah County Deputy District Attorney
Colette Peters, Director Department of Corrections
Jeffery Wood, Director Marion County Community Corrections
Dana Simpson, Benton County Sheriff
Contact Michael Kennedy, 503-373-0083 for more information.

Related Information

Criminal Justice - National
Bureau of Justice Statistics
Justice Information Center (NCJRS)
Criminal Justice - Oregon
Oregon Department of Corrections - Adult offenders
Oregon Youth Authority - Juvenile offenders
Criminal Justice Commission - policy development and statistical tables  
Scanned Documents
Below are links to some older documents which were scanned into PDF files. The scans are not intended to accurately represent the originals, and are provided ‘as is’. If you need accurate originals, the State Library or the State Archives would be good places to start.
Measure 11 (1994) Impact Estimates from July and August 1994
Recidivisim Studies
Reports Concerning Facility Capacity Requirements for Juvenile Offenders
1995 - Detail 1
1995 - Detail 2