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European Union Compared by Crime > Prisoners per 1000

DEFINITION: Total persons incarcerated. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Latvia 3.63 prisoners 2002
2 Estonia 3.36 prisoners 2002
3 Lithuania 3.19 prisoners 2002
4 Romania 2.2 prisoners 2002
5 Poland 2.1 prisoners 2002
6 Czech Republic 1.83 prisoners 2002
7 Hungary 1.76 prisoners 2002
8 Slovakia 1.44 prisoners 2002
9 Spain 1.43 prisoners 2002
10 Portugal 1.34 prisoners 2002
11 United Kingdom 1.33 prisoners 2002
12 Cyprus 1.28 prisoners 2002
13 Bulgaria 1.26 prisoners 2002
14 Netherlands 1.05 prisoners 2002
15 Austria 1 prisoners 2002
16 Italy 0.974 prisoners 2002
17 France 0.922 prisoners 2002
18 Germany 0.908 prisoners 2002
19 Belgium 0.833 prisoners 2002
20 Greece 0.805 prisoners 2002
21 Luxembourg 0.764 prisoners 2002
22 Malta 0.715 prisoners 2002
23 Sweden 0.663 prisoners 2002
24 Finland 0.66 prisoners 2002
25 Denmark 0.639 prisoners 2002
26 Croatia 0.588 prisoners 2002
27 Slovenia 0.551 prisoners 2002

Citation

"Countries Compared by Crime > Prisoners 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/group-stats/European-Union/Crime/Prisoners-per-1000

European Union Compared by Crime > Prisoners per 1000

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