Utah’s Recidivism Rate In Light of National Trends


What is recidivism and what is the
impact on the state?
How does Utah compare nationally?
What is Utah doing to address inmate
recidivism and where is there room for
What are other states doing?
One in 31 adults in the U.S. was incarcerated
or being supervised
Total state expenditures on Corrections grew
to approximately $52 billion
Corrections spending is the second fastest
growing budget expenditure over the past
two decades
National recidivism rates have hovered at
roughly 40 percent