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High income OECD 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 Estonia 339 per 100,000 people 2003
3 Poland 210 per 100,000 people 2003
4 Chile 204 per 100,000 people 2003
5 Czech Republic 178 per 100,000 people 2003
6 Israel 174 per 100,000 people 2003
7 Slovakia 165 per 100,000 people 2003
8 New Zealand 160 per 100,000 people 2003
9 Spain 144 per 100,000 people 2003
10 Portugal 130 per 100,000 people 2003
=11 Australia 116 per 100,000 people 2003
=11 Canada 116 per 100,000 people 2003
13 Netherlands 112 per 100,000 people 2003
14 Luxembourg 111 per 100,000 people 2003
=15 Austria 100 per 100,000 people 2003
=15 Italy 100 per 100,000 people 2003
17 Germany 96 per 100,000 people 2003
18 France 95 per 100,000 people 2003
19 Belgium 88 per 100,000 people 2003
20 Greece 83 per 100,000 people 2003
21 Sweden 75 per 100,000 people 2003
=22 Denmark 72 per 100,000 people 2003
=22 Switzerland 72 per 100,000 people 2003
24 Finland 71 per 100,000 people 2003
25 Norway 64 per 100,000 people 2003
26 Slovenia 59 per 100,000 people 2003
27 Japan 54 per 100,000 people 2003
28 Iceland 40 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/High-income-OECD-countries/Crime/Prisoners/Per-capita

High income OECD 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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