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Latin America and Caribbean Compared by Crime > Prisoners > Pre-trial detainees

DEFINITION: The percentage of the prison population that is being held pre-trial / on remand. Data for 2003.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Paraguay 92.7% 2003
2 Haiti 83.5% 2003
3 Dominican Republic 79.8% 2003
4 Honduras 78.5% 2003
5 Uruguay 72.5% 2003
6 Ecuador 69.9% 2003
7 Peru 67.2% 2003
8 Guatemala 58% 2003
9 Panama 55% 2003
10 Argentina 54% 2003
11 Venezuela 52.1% 2003
12 El Salvador 49.7% 2003
13 Dominica 43.4% 2003
14 Suriname 41.4% 2003
15 Colombia 41.1% 2003
16 Chile 40.4% 2003
17 Costa Rica 39.5% 2003
18 Bolivia 36% 2003
19 Nicaragua 30.8% 2003
20 Trinidad and Tobago 29.2% 2003
21 Saint Lucia 28.4% 2003
22 Brazil 28.1% 2003
23 Guyana 27.7% 2003
24 The Bahamas 22.7% 2003
25 Barbados 22.6% 2003
26 Saint Kitts and Nevis 21.5% 2003
27 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 16.9% 2003
28 Grenada 15.2% 2003
29 Belize 12.2% 2003
30 Jamaica 11.4% 2003
31 Mexico 4.6% 2003

Citation

"Countries Compared by Crime > Prisoners > Pre-trial detainees. 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/Latin-America-and-Caribbean/Crime/Prisoners/Pre--trial-detainees

Latin America and Caribbean Compared by Crime > Prisoners > Pre-trial detainees

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