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Emerging markets Compared by Crime > Jails per million

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. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Latvia 3,467.85 2002
2 Malaysia 1,077.01 2002
3 Turkey 7.75 2002
4 Chile 6.07 2002
5 Estonia 5.15 2002
6 Russia 5.09 2002
7 South Africa 5.01 2002
8 Argentina 4.41 2002
9 Mexico 4.2 2002
10 Bulgaria 4.19 2002
11 Poland 4.08 2002
12 Colombia 4.08 2002
13 Lithuania 3.75 2002
14 Hungary 3.05 2002
15 Peru 3.03 2002
16 Ukraine 2.66 2002
17 Thailand 2.1 2002
18 Venezuela 1.89 2002
19 Romania 1.79 2002
20 Indonesia 1.68 2002
21 Philippines 0.0865 2002

Citation

"Countries Compared by Crime > Jails per million. 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). Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/Emerging-markets/Crime/Jails-per-million

Emerging markets Compared by Crime > Jails per million

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