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NATO countries Compared by Crime > Prisoners > Share of prison capacity filled

DEFINITION: The percentage of the offical prison capacity filled. This is obtained by comparing the number of prisoners in a nation to the offical capacity of the nation's prison system. Data for 2003.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Greece 158.3% 2003
2 Hungary 147.7% 2003
3 Italy 134.2% 2003
4 France 124.7% 2003
5 Albania 119.1% 2003
6 Poland 116.4% 2003
7 Czech Republic 115.6% 2003
8 Romania 115.3% 2003
9 Spain 114.1% 2003
10 Belgium 113% 2003
11 Portugal 111.4% 2003
12 Slovenia 106.1% 2003
13 Germany 100.5% 2003
14 Denmark 100.4% 2003
15 Norway 98.3% 2003
16 Netherlands 95% 2003
17 Canada 94.3% 2003
18 Estonia 94.2% 2003
19 Slovakia 93.6% 2003
20 Croatia 92.9% 2003
21 Turkey 91.1% 2003
22 Bulgaria 91% 2003
23 Latvia 86.4% 2003
24 Lithuania 84.2% 2003
25 Iceland 81.8% 2003
26 Luxembourg 64% 2003

Citation

"Countries Compared by Crime > Prisoners > Share of prison capacity filled. 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/NATO-countries/Crime/Prisoners/Share-of-prison-capacity-filled

NATO countries Compared by Crime > Prisoners > Share of prison capacity filled

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Interesting observations about Crime > Prisoners > Share of prison capacity filled

  • Greece ranked first for prisoners > share of prison capacity filled amongst Europe in 2003.
  • Barbados ranked first for prisoners > share of prison capacity filled amongst Christian countries in 2003.
  • Thailand ranked first for prisoners > share of prison capacity filled amongst Emerging markets in 2003.
  • Hungary ranked first for prisoners > share of prison capacity filled amongst Cold countries in 2003.
  • United States ranked last for prisoners > share of prison capacity filled amongst Group of 7 countries (G7) in 2003.
  • Italy ranked third for prisoners > share of prison capacity filled amongst European Union in 2003.
  • Chile ranked second for prisoners > share of prison capacity filled amongst High income OECD countries in 2003.
  • Honduras ranked first for prisoners > share of prison capacity filled amongst Former Spanish colonies in 2003.
  • Burundi ranked first for prisoners > share of prison capacity filled amongst Catholic countries in 2003.
  • Bangladesh ranked second for prisoners > share of prison capacity filled amongst Former British colonies in 2003.
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