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Middle Eastern and North Africa Compared by Crime > Prisoners per 1000

DEFINITION: Total persons incarcerated. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Iran 2.41 prisoners 2002
2 Tunisia 2.37 prisoners 2002
3 Morocco 1.85 prisoners 2002
4 Libya 1.83 prisoners 2002
5 Israel 1.68 prisoners 2002
6 Lebanon 1.57 prisoners 2002
7 Kuwait 1.44 prisoners 2002
8 Saudi Arabia 1.31 prisoners 2002
9 Bahrain 1.24 prisoners 2002
10 Jordan 1.11 prisoners 2002
11 Algeria 1.05 prisoners 2002
12 Egypt 0.905 prisoners 2002
13 Qatar 0.905 prisoners 2002
14 Syria 0.824 prisoners 2002
15 Yemen 0.755 prisoners 2002
16 Oman 0.608 prisoners 2002
17 United Arab Emirates 0.0 2002

Citation

"Countries Compared by Crime > Prisoners per 1000. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", The Eighth United Nations Survey on Crime Trends and the Operations of Criminal Justice Systems (2002) (United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, Centre for International Crime Prevention). Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/Middle-Eastern-and-North-Africa/Crime/Prisoners-per-1000

Middle Eastern and North Africa Compared by Crime > Prisoners per 1000

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Interesting observations about Crime > Prisoners per 1000

  • United States ranked first for prisoners per 1000 amongst Former British colonies in 2002.
  • Russia ranked first for prisoners per 1000 amongst Europe in 2002.
  • Rwanda ranked first for prisoners per 1000 amongst Christian countries in 2002.
  • Belize ranked first for prisoners per 1000 amongst Hot countries in 2002.
  • Kazakhstan ranked first for prisoners per 1000 amongst Muslim countries in 2002.
  • Latvia ranked first for prisoners per 1000 amongst European Union in 2002.
  • Palau ranked first for prisoners per 1000 amongst Catholic countries in 2002.
  • Ukraine ranked second for prisoners per 1000 amongst Emerging markets in 2002.
  • Iran ranked first for prisoners per 1000 amongst Middle Eastern and North Africa in 2002.
  • Japan ranked last for prisoners per 1000 amongst Group of 7 countries (G7) in 2002.
  • Panama ranked first for prisoners per 1000 amongst Former Spanish colonies in 2002.
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