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Crime > Females prosecuted per 1000: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Total number of female prisoners. Crime statistics are often better indicators of prevalence of law enforcement and willingness to report crime, than actual prevalence. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 New Zealand 6.12 2002
2 United Kingdom 5.69 2002
3 Finland 5.34 2002
4 South Korea 3.51 2002
5 Canada 2.87 2002
6 Sweden 2.06 2002
7 Netherlands 1.75 2002
8 El Salvador 1.58 2002
9 Luxembourg 1.53 2002
10 Germany 1.48 2002
11 Italy 1.48 2002
12 Chile 1.31 2002
13 Czech Republic 1.18 2002
14 Portugal 1.05 2002
15 Iceland 1 2002
16 Latvia 0.861 2002
17 Slovakia 0.737 2002
18 Lithuania 0.666 2002
19 Ethiopia 0.628 2002
20 Oman 0.308 2002
21 Romania 0.246 2002
22 Japan 0.106 2002
23 Mexico 0.072 2002
24 Burma 0.0486 2002
25 Venezuela 0.0219 2002
26 Tunisia 0.00992 2002

Citation

"Countries Compared by Crime > Females prosecuted 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/stats/Crime/Females-prosecuted-per-1000

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