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Emerging markets Compared by Crime > Jails

DEFINITION: Total number of adult prisons, penal or correctional institutions (excluding temporary jail lock-ups). Crime statistics are often better indicators of prevalence of law enforcement and willingness to report crime, than actual prevalence.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Malaysia 26,294 2002
2 Latvia 8,110 2002
3 Russia 739 2002
4 Turkey 504 2002
5 Mexico 448 2002
6 Indonesia 362 2002
7 South Africa 228 2002
8 Colombia 168 2002
9 Argentina 166 2002
10 Poland 156 2002
11 Thailand 134 2002
12 Ukraine 128 2002
13 Chile 96 2002
14 Peru 81 2002
15 Venezuela 48 2002
16 Romania 39 2002
17 Bulgaria 33 2002
18 Hungary 31 2002
19 Lithuania 13 2002
=20 Philippines 7 2002
=20 Estonia 7 2002

Citation

"Countries Compared by Crime > Jails. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", The Eighth United Nations Survey on Crime Trends and the Operations of Criminal Justice Systems (2002) (United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, Centre for International Crime Prevention). Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/Emerging-markets/Crime/Jails

Emerging markets Compared by Crime > Jails

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