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High income OECD countries Compared by Crime > Prisoners > Female

DEFINITION: Female prisoners, expressed as a percentage share of the total prison population. Data for 2003.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 United States 8.5% 2003
2 Spain 7.8% 2003
3 Portugal 7.2% 2003
4 Netherlands 6.8% 2003
5 Australia 6.7% 2003
6 Chile 6.3% 2003
7 Switzerland 6.2% 2003
8 Luxembourg 6.1% 2003
=9 Austria 5.7% 2003
=9 Japan 5.7% 2003
11 Finland 5.6% 2003
12 Sweden 5.4% 2003
13 Norway 5.3% 2003
14 Estonia 5.2% 2003
=15 Canada 5% 2003
=15 Germany 5% 2003
17 Greece 4.9% 2003
=18 Denmark 4.7% 2003
=18 Iceland 4.7% 2003
20 New Zealand 4.6% 2003
21 Czech Republic 4.5% 2003
22 Italy 4.4% 2003
23 Belgium 4.1% 2003
24 France 3.8% 2003
25 Slovenia 3.6% 2003
26 Poland 2.7% 2003
27 Slovakia 2.5% 2003
28 Israel 1.7% 2003

Citation

"Countries Compared by Crime > Prisoners > Female. 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/group-stats/High-income-OECD-countries/Crime/Prisoners/Female

High income OECD countries Compared by Crime > Prisoners > Female

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Interesting observations about Crime > Prisoners > Female

  • United States ranked first for prisoners > female amongst High income OECD countries in 2003.
  • Spain ranked first for prisoners > female amongst Europe in 2003.
  • Bolivia ranked first for prisoners > female amongst Christian countries in 2003.
  • Thailand ranked first for prisoners > female amongst Emerging markets in 2003.
  • Singapore ranked first for prisoners > female amongst Heavily indebted countries in 2003.
  • Qatar ranked first for prisoners > female amongst Former British colonies in 2003.
  • Portugal ranked second for prisoners > female amongst European Union in 2003.
  • Netherlands ranked first for prisoners > female amongst Non-religious countries in 2003.
  • France ranked last for prisoners > female amongst Group of 7 countries (G7) in 2003.
  • Andorra ranked second for prisoners > female amongst Cold countries in 2003.
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