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Former British colonies 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 United States 7.02 prisoners 2002
2 Belize 4.36 prisoners 2002
3 Dominica 4.27 prisoners 2002
4 The Bahamas 4.14 prisoners 2002
5 Singapore 3.91 prisoners 2002
6 Trinidad and Tobago 3.75 prisoners 2002
7 Barbados 3.68 prisoners 2002
8 Botswana 3.26 prisoners 2002
9 Swaziland 3 prisoners 2002
10 Grenada 2.91 prisoners 2002
11 Saint Kitts and Nevis 2.88 prisoners 2002
12 Namibia 2.46 prisoners 2002
13 Antigua and Barbuda 2.32 prisoners 2002
14 Saint Lucia 2.28 prisoners 2002
15 Guyana 2.01 prisoners 2002
16 Jamaica 1.81 prisoners 2002
17 Israel 1.68 prisoners 2002
18 Malaysia 1.61 prisoners 2002
19 Lesotho 1.59 prisoners 2002
20 New Zealand 1.51 prisoners 2002
21 Kuwait 1.44 prisoners 2002
22 Bahrain 1.24 prisoners 2002
23 Zambia 1.24 prisoners 2002
24 Tanzania 1.21 prisoners 2002
25 Fiji 1.2 prisoners 2002
26 Australia 1.14 prisoners 2002
27 Canada 1.13 prisoners 2002
28 Jordan 1.11 prisoners 2002
29 Kenya 1.07 prisoners 2002
30 Sri Lanka 1.06 prisoners 2002
31 Egypt 0.905 prisoners 2002
32 Qatar 0.905 prisoners 2002
33 Yemen 0.755 prisoners 2002
34 Malawi 0.718 prisoners 2002
35 Burma 0.666 prisoners 2002
36 Tuvalu 0.63 prisoners 2002
37 Pakistan 0.581 prisoners 2002
38 Ghana 0.556 prisoners 2002
39 Bangladesh 0.541 prisoners 2002
40 The Gambia 0.344 prisoners 2002
41 Nigeria 0.313 prisoners 2002
42 India 0.291 prisoners 2002
=43 Uganda 0.0 2002
=43 Sudan 0.0 2002
=43 Zimbabwe 0.0 2002
=43 United Arab Emirates 0.0 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/Former-British-colonies/Crime/Prisoners-per-1000

Former British colonies Compared by Crime > Prisoners per 1000

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Interesting observations about Crime > Prisoners per 1000

  • United States ranked first for prisoners per 1000 amongst Former British colonies in 2002.
  • Russia ranked first for prisoners per 1000 amongst Europe in 2002.
  • Rwanda ranked first for prisoners per 1000 amongst Christian countries in 2002.
  • Belize ranked first for prisoners per 1000 amongst Hot countries in 2002.
  • Kazakhstan ranked first for prisoners per 1000 amongst Muslim countries in 2002.
  • Latvia ranked first for prisoners per 1000 amongst European Union in 2002.
  • Palau ranked first for prisoners per 1000 amongst Catholic countries in 2002.
  • Ukraine ranked second for prisoners per 1000 amongst Emerging markets in 2002.
  • Iran ranked first for prisoners per 1000 amongst Middle Eastern and North Africa in 2002.
  • Japan ranked last for prisoners per 1000 amongst Group of 7 countries (G7) in 2002.
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