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Middle Eastern and North Africa Compared by Crime > Prisoners > Per capita

DEFINITION: Data for 2003. Number of prisoners held per 100,000 population.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Tunisia 253 per 100,000 people 2003
2 Iran 226 per 100,000 people 2003
3 Morocco 176 per 100,000 people 2003
4 Israel 174 per 100,000 people 2003
5 Libya 173 per 100,000 people 2003
6 Bahrain 155 per 100,000 people 2003
7 Lebanon 146 per 100,000 people 2003
=8 Saudi Arabia 110 per 100,000 people 2003
=8 Algeria 110 per 100,000 people 2003
10 Jordan 106 per 100,000 people 2003
11 Kuwait 102 per 100,000 people 2003
12 Qatar 95 per 100,000 people 2003
13 Syria 93 per 100,000 people 2003
14 Yemen 83 per 100,000 people 2003
15 Oman 81 per 100,000 people 2003
=16 Egypt 0.0 2003
=16 United Arab Emirates 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/Middle-Eastern-and-North-Africa/Crime/Prisoners/Per-capita

Middle Eastern and North Africa 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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