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Emerging markets Compared by Crime > Prisoners > Per capita

DEFINITION: Data for 2003. Number of prisoners held per 100,000 population.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Russia 584 per 100,000 people 2003
2 Ukraine 416 per 100,000 people 2003
3 South Africa 402 per 100,000 people 2003
4 Thailand 340 per 100,000 people 2003
=5 Estonia 339 per 100,000 people 2003
=5 Latvia 339 per 100,000 people 2003
7 Lithuania 234 per 100,000 people 2003
8 Poland 210 per 100,000 people 2003
9 Chile 204 per 100,000 people 2003
10 Romania 193 per 100,000 people 2003
=11 Brazil 169 per 100,000 people 2003
=11 Mexico 169 per 100,000 people 2003
13 Hungary 165 per 100,000 people 2003
14 Malaysia 161 per 100,000 people 2003
15 Bulgaria 127 per 100,000 people 2003
16 Colombia 126 per 100,000 people 2003
17 China 119 per 100,000 people 2003
18 Argentina 107 per 100,000 people 2003
19 Peru 104 per 100,000 people 2003
20 Philippines 94 per 100,000 people 2003
21 Turkey 92 per 100,000 people 2003
22 Venezuela 76 per 100,000 people 2003
23 Pakistan 59 per 100,000 people 2003
24 Indonesia 38 per 100,000 people 2003
25 India 29 per 100,000 people 2003

Citation

"Countries Compared by Crime > Prisoners > Per capita. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", International Centre for Prison Studies - World Prison Brief. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/Emerging-markets/Crime/Prisoners/Per-capita

Emerging markets Compared by Crime > Prisoners > Per capita

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Interesting observations about Crime > Prisoners > Per capita

  • United States ranked first for prisoners > per capita amongst Christian countries in 2003.
  • Russia ranked first for prisoners > per capita amongst Europe in 2003.
  • Belize ranked first for prisoners > per capita amongst Hot countries in 2003.
  • Kyrgyzstan ranked first for prisoners > per capita amongst Muslim countries in 2003.
  • South Africa ranked first for prisoners > per capita amongst Sub-Saharan Africa in 2003.
  • Latvia ranked first for prisoners > per capita amongst European Union in 2003.
  • Palau ranked first for prisoners > per capita amongst Catholic countries in 2003.
  • Ukraine ranked second for prisoners > per capita amongst Emerging markets in 2003.
  • Belarus ranked first for prisoners > per capita amongst Landlocked countries in 2003.
  • Panama ranked first for prisoners > per capita amongst Former Spanish colonies in 2003.
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