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Former British colonies Compared by Crime > Prisoners > Per capita

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

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 United States 715 per 100,000 people 2003
2 Belize 459 per 100,000 people 2003
3 Dominica 420 per 100,000 people 2003
4 The Bahamas 410 per 100,000 people 2003
5 Singapore 388 per 100,000 people 2003
6 Barbados 367 per 100,000 people 2003
7 Trinidad and Tobago 351 per 100,000 people 2003
8 Saint Kitts and Nevis 338 per 100,000 people 2003
9 Grenada 333 per 100,000 people 2003
10 Botswana 327 per 100,000 people 2003
11 Swaziland 324 per 100,000 people 2003
12 Antigua and Barbuda 278 per 100,000 people 2003
13 Namibia 267 per 100,000 people 2003
14 Saint Lucia 243 per 100,000 people 2003
15 Jamaica 176 per 100,000 people 2003
16 Guyana 175 per 100,000 people 2003
17 Israel 174 per 100,000 people 2003
18 Malaysia 161 per 100,000 people 2003
19 New Zealand 160 per 100,000 people 2003
20 Bahrain 155 per 100,000 people 2003
21 Lesotho 143 per 100,000 people 2003
22 Zambia 121 per 100,000 people 2003
23 Fiji 117 per 100,000 people 2003
=24 Australia 116 per 100,000 people 2003
=24 Canada 116 per 100,000 people 2003
=24 Tanzania 116 per 100,000 people 2003
27 Kenya 111 per 100,000 people 2003
28 Jordan 106 per 100,000 people 2003
29 Sri Lanka 105 per 100,000 people 2003
30 Kuwait 102 per 100,000 people 2003
31 Qatar 95 per 100,000 people 2003
32 Yemen 83 per 100,000 people 2003
33 Malawi 70 per 100,000 people 2003
34 Pakistan 59 per 100,000 people 2003
35 Tuvalu 56 per 100,000 people 2003
36 Ghana 52 per 100,000 people 2003
37 Bangladesh 50 per 100,000 people 2003
38 Nigeria 33 per 100,000 people 2003
39 The Gambia 32 per 100,000 people 2003
40 India 29 per 100,000 people 2003
=41 Uganda 0.0 2003
=41 Sudan 0.0 2003
=41 Zimbabwe 0.0 2003
=41 Egypt 0.0 2003
=41 United Arab Emirates 0.0 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/Former-British-colonies/Crime/Prisoners/Per-capita

Former British colonies 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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