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

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STAT Sweden United States
Female 5.4%
Ranked 39th.
Ranked 9th. 57% more than Sweden
Foreign prisoners 27.2%
Ranked 20th. 54 times more than United States
Ranked 77th.
Per capita 75 per 100,000 people
Ranked 108th.
715 per 100,000 people
Ranked 1st. 10 times more than Sweden
Pre-trial detainees 20.7%
Ranked 105th. 3% more than United States
Ranked 106th.
Share of prison capacity filled 106.9%
Ranked 83th.
Ranked 126th.

SOURCES: International Centre for Prison Studies - World Prison Brief


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