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High income OECD countries Compared by Crime > Prisoners > Foreign prisoners

DEFINITION: Prisoners who are foreign nationals, expressed as a percentage share of total prison population. Data for 2003.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Switzerland 70.8% 2003
2 Luxembourg 63.9% 2003
3 Greece 42.4% 2003
4 Belgium 40.9% 2003
5 Netherlands 36.4% 2003
6 Estonia 35.8% 2003
7 Austria 33% 2003
8 Italy 30.1% 2003
9 Germany 29.9% 2003
10 Sweden 27.2% 2003
11 Spain 25.4% 2003
12 Israel 24.9% 2003
13 France 21.4% 2003
14 Denmark 16.3% 2003
15 Slovenia 15.3% 2003
16 Norway 15% 2003
17 Portugal 12% 2003
18 Czech Republic 9.4% 2003
19 Iceland 9.3% 2003
20 Finland 7.9% 2003
21 Japan 6.5% 2003
22 New Zealand 5.2% 2003
23 Chile 2.9% 2003
24 Slovakia 2.3% 2003
25 Poland 1.5% 2003
26 United States 0.5% 2003

Citation

"Countries Compared by Crime > Prisoners > Foreign prisoners. 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/High-income-OECD-countries/Crime/Prisoners/Foreign-prisoners

High income OECD countries Compared by Crime > Prisoners > Foreign prisoners

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Interesting observations about Crime > Prisoners > Foreign prisoners

  • Luxembourg ranked first for prisoners > foreign prisoners amongst European Union in 2003.
  • Andorra ranked first for prisoners > foreign prisoners amongst Europe in 2003.
  • Switzerland ranked first for prisoners > foreign prisoners amongst High income OECD countries in 2003.
  • Malaysia ranked first for prisoners > foreign prisoners amongst Emerging markets in 2003.
  • Greece ranked second for prisoners > foreign prisoners amongst NATO countries in 2003.
  • United States ranked last for prisoners > foreign prisoners amongst Group of 7 countries (G7) in 2003.
  • France ranked 6th last for prisoners > foreign prisoners amongst Eurozone in 2003.
  • Cyprus ranked first for prisoners > foreign prisoners amongst Heavily indebted countries in 2003.
  • China ranked last for prisoners > foreign prisoners amongst Cold countries in 2003.
  • Slovenia ranked first for prisoners > foreign prisoners amongst Eastern Europe in 2003.
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