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Heavily indebted countries 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 Singapore 388 per 100,000 people 2003
5 Barbados 367 per 100,000 people 2003
6 Saint Kitts and Nevis 338 per 100,000 people 2003
7 Grenada 333 per 100,000 people 2003
8 Antigua and Barbuda 278 per 100,000 people 2003
9 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 270 per 100,000 people 2003
10 Saint Lucia 243 per 100,000 people 2003
11 Seychelles 207 per 100,000 people 2003
=12 Morocco 176 per 100,000 people 2003
=12 Jamaica 176 per 100,000 people 2003
14 Israel 174 per 100,000 people 2003
15 Hungary 165 per 100,000 people 2003
16 Lebanon 146 per 100,000 people 2003
17 Spain 144 per 100,000 people 2003
18 Portugal 130 per 100,000 people 2003
19 Canada 116 per 100,000 people 2003
20 Netherlands 112 per 100,000 people 2003
21 Jordan 106 per 100,000 people 2003
22 Sri Lanka 105 per 100,000 people 2003
=23 Austria 100 per 100,000 people 2003
=23 Italy 100 per 100,000 people 2003
25 Germany 96 per 100,000 people 2003
26 France 95 per 100,000 people 2003
27 Belgium 88 per 100,000 people 2003
28 Greece 83 per 100,000 people 2003
29 Sao Tome and Principe 79 per 100,000 people 2003
30 Malta 72 per 100,000 people 2003
31 Malawi 70 per 100,000 people 2003
32 Japan 54 per 100,000 people 2003
33 Cyprus 50 per 100,000 people 2003
34 Iceland 40 per 100,000 people 2003
=35 Zimbabwe 0.0 2003
=35 Sudan 0.0 2003
=35 Egypt 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/Heavily-indebted-countries/Crime/Prisoners/Per-capita

Heavily indebted countries 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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