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Emerging markets Compared by Crime > Prisoners per 1000

DEFINITION: Total persons incarcerated. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Russia 5.83 prisoners 2002
2 Ukraine 4.12 prisoners 2002
3 South Africa 4 prisoners 2002
4 Latvia 3.63 prisoners 2002
5 Estonia 3.36 prisoners 2002
6 Thailand 3.35 prisoners 2002
7 Lithuania 3.19 prisoners 2002
8 Chile 2.32 prisoners 2002
9 Romania 2.2 prisoners 2002
10 Poland 2.1 prisoners 2002
11 Hungary 1.76 prisoners 2002
12 Brazil 1.72 prisoners 2002
13 Mexico 1.62 prisoners 2002
14 Malaysia 1.61 prisoners 2002
15 Colombia 1.31 prisoners 2002
16 Bulgaria 1.26 prisoners 2002
17 China 1.21 prisoners 2002
18 Argentina 1.2 prisoners 2002
19 Peru 1.03 prisoners 2002
20 Turkey 0.985 prisoners 2002
21 Philippines 0.869 prisoners 2002
22 Venezuela 0.76 prisoners 2002
23 Pakistan 0.581 prisoners 2002
24 Indonesia 0.392 prisoners 2002
25 India 0.291 prisoners 2002

Citation

"Countries Compared by Crime > Prisoners per 1000. 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/Prisoners-per-1000

Emerging markets Compared by Crime > Prisoners per 1000

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Interesting observations about Crime > Prisoners per 1000

  • United States ranked first for prisoners per 1000 amongst Former British colonies in 2002.
  • Russia ranked first for prisoners per 1000 amongst Europe in 2002.
  • Rwanda ranked first for prisoners per 1000 amongst Christian countries in 2002.
  • Belize ranked first for prisoners per 1000 amongst Hot countries in 2002.
  • Kazakhstan ranked first for prisoners per 1000 amongst Muslim countries in 2002.
  • Latvia ranked first for prisoners per 1000 amongst European Union in 2002.
  • Palau ranked first for prisoners per 1000 amongst Catholic countries in 2002.
  • Ukraine ranked second for prisoners per 1000 amongst Emerging markets in 2002.
  • Iran ranked first for prisoners per 1000 amongst Middle Eastern and North Africa in 2002.
  • Japan ranked last for prisoners per 1000 amongst Group of 7 countries (G7) in 2002.
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