Crime > Prisoners Stats: compare key data on New Zealand & United States

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STAT New Zealand United States
Female 4.6%
Ranked 53th.
Ranked 9th. 85% more than New Zealand
Foreign prisoners 5.2%
Ranked 44th. 10 times more than United States
Ranked 77th.
Per capita 160 per 100,000 people
Ranked 55th.
715 per 100,000 people
Ranked 1st. 4 times more than New Zealand
Pre-trial detainees 18.3%
Ranked 113th.
Ranked 106th. 9% more than New Zealand
Share of prison capacity filled 99.1%
Ranked 94th.
Ranked 126th.

SOURCES: International Centre for Prison Studies - World Prison Brief


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