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Crime > Prisoners > Pre-trial detainees: Countries Compared

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 Andorra 77% 2003
6 Mozambique 72.9% 2003
7 Uruguay 72.5% 2003
8 India 70.4% 2003
9 Ecuador 69.9% 2003
=10 Peru 67.2% 2003
=10 Mali 67.2% 2003
12 Pakistan 66.1% 2003
13 Saudi Arabia 65.8% 2003
14 Uganda 65.7% 2003
15 Madagascar 65.4% 2003
16 Benin 64.5% 2003
17 Nigeria 63% 2003
18 Libya 62.6% 2003
19 Bangladesh 60.3% 2003
20 Nepal 59.8% 2003
21 Burundi 59.4% 2003
22 Angola 58.9% 2003
23 Sao Tome and Principe 58.5% 2003
24 Burkina Faso 58.3% 2003
25 Guatemala 58% 2003
26 Djibouti 57.2% 2003
27 Togo 55.4% 2003
28 Lebanon 55.2% 2003
29 Panama 55% 2003
30 Argentina 54% 2003
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 53.33% 2003
31 Venezuela 52.1% 2003
32 Sri Lanka 51.6% 2003
33 Guinea 51.3% 2003
34 Turkey 51% 2003
35 El Salvador 49.7% 2003
36 Swaziland 49.6% 2003
37 Cameroon 49.2% 2003
38 Tanzania 49% 2003
39 Albania 44.9% 2003
OPEC countries average (profile) 44.31% 2003
40 Luxembourg 43.6% 2003
41 Dominica 43.4% 2003
42 Switzerland 43% 2003
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 42.77% 2003
43 Jordan 41.8% 2003
44 Suriname 41.4% 2003
45 Colombia 41.1% 2003
46 Morocco 40.7% 2003
47 Chile 40.4% 2003
48 Indonesia 39.7% 2003
49 Costa Rica 39.5% 2003
50 Kenya 39.4% 2003
51 Liechtenstein 38.9% 2003
52 Georgia 38.7% 2003
53 Philippines 38.2% 2003
54 France 37.4% 2003
55 Italy 37% 2003
56 Belgium 36.7% 2003
57 Algeria 36.1% 2003
58 Bolivia 36% 2003
59 Latvia 35.9% 2003
60 Qatar 35.5% 2003
61 Lesotho 35.3% 2003
62 Papua New Guinea 35.2% 2003
Emerging markets average (profile) 34.92% 2003
63 Marshall Islands 34.8% 2003
64 Croatia 33.8% 2003
=65 Slovakia 33.1% 2003
=65 Senegal 33.1% 2003
=65 Malta 33.1% 2003
68 Armenia 32.1% 2003
=69 Netherlands 31.3% 2003
=69 Solomon Islands 31.3% 2003
71 Nicaragua 30.8% 2003
72 Malaysia 30.7% 2003
73 Cambodia 30.5% 2003
74 Zimbabwe 29.6% 2003
75 Denmark 29.5% 2003
76 Bahrain 29.3% 2003
77 Trinidad and Tobago 29.2% 2003
Eurozone average (profile) 28.67% 2003
78 Greece 28.5% 2003
79 Saint Lucia 28.4% 2003
80 South Africa 28.3% 2003
NATO countries average (profile) 28.13% 2003
81 Brazil 28.1% 2003
82 Guyana 27.7% 2003
83 Austria 26.8% 2003
European Union average (profile) 26.6% 2003
84 Thailand 26.4% 2003
High income OECD countries average (profile) 25.9% 2003
85 Portugal 25.8% 2003
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 25.77% 2003
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 25.67% 2003
86 Poland 25.6% 2003
=87 Slovenia 25.5% 2003
=87 Zambia 25.5% 2003
89 Iran 24.8% 2003
90 Ghana 24.5% 2003
91 Estonia 23.7% 2003
92 Malawi 23.5% 2003
=93 The Bahamas 22.7% 2003
=93 Tunisia 22.7% 2003
=95 Barbados 22.6% 2003
=95 Chad 22.6% 2003
97 Hungary 22.4% 2003
98 Norway 22.1% 2003
99 Spain 21.9% 2003
100 Saint Kitts and Nevis 21.5% 2003
101 Ukraine 21.4% 2003
102 Germany 21.2% 2003
=103 Canada 21.1% 2003
=103 Australia 21.1% 2003
105 Sweden 20.7% 2003
=106 Mongolia 20% 2003
=106 United States 20% 2003
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 19.82% 2003
108 Botswana 19.6% 2003
=109 The Gambia 18.5% 2003
=109 Bulgaria 18.5% 2003
=109 Romania 18.5% 2003
=112 New Zealand 18.3% 2003
=112 Czech Republic 18.3% 2003
114 Belarus 17.5% 2003
115 Japan 17.3% 2003
116 Kyrgyzstan 17.1% 2003
=117 Lithuania 16.9% 2003
=117 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 16.9% 2003
=117 Russia 16.9% 2003
120 Israel 15.5% 2003
121 Grenada 15.2% 2003
122 Kazakhstan 15.1% 2003
123 Fiji 13.7% 2003
124 Cyprus 13.2% 2003
125 Finland 12.7% 2003
126 Belize 12.2% 2003
127 Singapore 11.8% 2003
128 Uzbekistan 11.5% 2003
129 Jamaica 11.4% 2003
130 Azerbaijan 10.8% 2003
131 Vanuatu 8.6% 2003
132 Iceland 7.1% 2003
133 Tonga 5.3% 2003
134 Namibia 5.2% 2003
135 Mexico 4.6% 2003
136 Mauritius 4% 2003
137 Rwanda 2.4% 2003
138 Kiribati 1.8% 2003
139 Seychelles 1.3% 2003
=140 Tajikistan 0.0 2003
=140 Sudan 0.0 2003
=140 United Arab Emirates 0.0 2003
=140 Comoros 0.0 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/stats/Crime/Prisoners/Pre--trial-detainees

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Interesting observations about Crime > Prisoners > Pre-trial detainees

  • India ranked first for prisoners > pre-trial detainees amongst Emerging markets in 2003.
  • Paraguay ranked first for prisoners > pre-trial detainees amongst Christian countries in 2003.
  • Turkey ranked first for prisoners > pre-trial detainees amongst NATO countries in 2003.
  • Luxembourg ranked first for prisoners > pre-trial detainees amongst European Union in 2003.
  • Andorra ranked first for prisoners > pre-trial detainees amongst Europe in 2003.
  • Mali ranked first for prisoners > pre-trial detainees amongst Muslim countries in 2003.
  • Haiti ranked second for prisoners > pre-trial detainees amongst Hot countries in 2003.
  • Pakistan ranked second for prisoners > pre-trial detainees amongst Former British colonies in 2003.
  • Lebanon ranked second for prisoners > pre-trial detainees amongst Heavily indebted countries in 2003.
  • Switzerland ranked second for prisoners > pre-trial detainees amongst High income OECD countries in 2003.
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