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Europe 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 Belarus 554 per 100,000 people 2003
3 Ukraine 416 per 100,000 people 2003
=4 Estonia 339 per 100,000 people 2003
=4 Latvia 339 per 100,000 people 2003
6 Lithuania 234 per 100,000 people 2003
7 Poland 210 per 100,000 people 2003
8 Azerbaijan 198 per 100,000 people 2003
9 Romania 193 per 100,000 people 2003
10 Czech Republic 178 per 100,000 people 2003
=11 Hungary 165 per 100,000 people 2003
=11 Slovakia 165 per 100,000 people 2003
13 Georgia 148 per 100,000 people 2003
14 Spain 144 per 100,000 people 2003
15 Portugal 130 per 100,000 people 2003
16 Bulgaria 127 per 100,000 people 2003
17 Netherlands 112 per 100,000 people 2003
18 Luxembourg 111 per 100,000 people 2003
19 Albania 105 per 100,000 people 2003
=20 Austria 100 per 100,000 people 2003
=20 Italy 100 per 100,000 people 2003
22 Germany 96 per 100,000 people 2003
23 France 95 per 100,000 people 2003
=24 Armenia 92 per 100,000 people 2003
=24 Turkey 92 per 100,000 people 2003
26 Andorra 90 per 100,000 people 2003
27 Belgium 88 per 100,000 people 2003
28 Greece 83 per 100,000 people 2003
29 Sweden 75 per 100,000 people 2003
=30 Switzerland 72 per 100,000 people 2003
=30 Denmark 72 per 100,000 people 2003
=30 Malta 72 per 100,000 people 2003
33 Finland 71 per 100,000 people 2003
=34 Croatia 64 per 100,000 people 2003
=34 Norway 64 per 100,000 people 2003
36 Slovenia 59 per 100,000 people 2003
37 Liechtenstein 53 per 100,000 people 2003
38 Cyprus 50 per 100,000 people 2003
39 Iceland 40 per 100,000 people 2003
40 Monaco 39 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/Europe/Crime/Prisoners/Per-capita

Europe 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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