The number of women being sentenced to Indiana prisons has jumped by 61 percent during this decade. In 2000, 1,447 women were serving time in Indiana; in 2008, that number increased to 2,332. This far outpaced a 24 percent nationwide increase of female convicts. During the same time period, the number of men imprisoned in Indiana increased from 18,364 to 25,011, a jump of 36 percent. Theft and receiving stolen property is the most common crime committed by Indiana women (19 percent). The Indiana prison system now operates at 99 percent capacity.