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Crime > Prison staff: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Number of correction staff in adult prisons per 100,000 population.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Colombia 160.4% 2004
2 United States 138.3% 2000
3 Latvia 127.5% 2006
4 Kazakhstan 111.1% 2006
5 Estonia 109.2% 2004
6 Northern Ireland 106.5% 2006
7 Czech Republic 104.6% 2006
8 Swaziland 103.6% 2006
9 Ukraine 102.5% 2006
10 Israel 100.1% 2006
11 Slovakia 97.5% 2006
12 Belize 95.3% 2006
13 Brunei 93.4% 2004
14 Canada 92.5% 2006
15 Denmark 92.4% 2006
16 Lithuania 90.9% 2006
17 Ecuador 87.9% 2004
18 Netherlands 85.7% 2006
19 Suriname 85.6% 2000
20 Italy 82.6% 2006
21 Mongolia 82.4% 2006
22 Sweden 81.2% 2006
23 Uruguay 80.5% 2004
24 United Arab Emirates 78.6% 2004
25 Ireland 73.9% 2006
26 Mauritius 73.8% 2006
27 Botswana 73% 2000
28 Georgia 72.5% 2004
29 Hungary 72.4% 2002
30 Moldova 71.6% 2006
31 Azerbaijan 70.5% 2006
32 Poland 70.1% 2006
33 Costa Rica 69.7% 2006
34 Switzerland 68.4% 2002
35 Scotland 67.8% 2006
36 Belgium 67.7% 2002
37 Luxembourg 66.3% 2002
38 Belarus 65.4% 2006
39 Guatemala 62.1% 2000
40 Zimbabwe 61.7% 2004
41 Portugal 57.5% 2006
42 Saudi Arabia 56.3% 2002
43 Bahrain 55.4% 2004
44 Maldives 54.8% 2004
45 New Zealand 54.5% 2002
46 Finland 52.5% 2006
47 Croatia 50.9% 2006
48 Algeria 50.7% 2006
49 Albania 48.8% 2002
50 Austria 48.6% 2006
51 Qatar 48.1% 2004
52 South Africa 47.7% 2002
53 Malta 47.2% 2006
54 Singapore 45.8% 2006
55 Romania 45.5% 2006
=56 Jordan 45.4% 2006
=56 Spain 45.4% 2004
58 Germany 43.8% 2006
59 Malaysia 43.4% 2000
60 Chile 42.6% 2004
61 Cyprus 41.2% 2006
62 Armenia 36.3% 2006
63 Bulgaria 35.8% 2004
64 Turkey 35.3% 2006
65 Greece 35.1% 2006
66 Kenya 34.2% 2006
67 Slovenia 33% 2006
68 Kyrgyzstan 32.2% 2004
69 Iceland 31.9% 2004
=70 South Korea 27.7% 2006
=70 Papua New Guinea 27.7% 2000
72 Sri Lanka 23.7% 2004
73 Panama 23.4% 2006
74 China 22.1% 2000
75 El Salvador 21.7% 2002
=76 Bosnia and Herzegovina 20.3% 2006
=76 Kuwait 20.3% 2002
78 Barbados 18.3% 2000
79 Peru 17.8% 2004
80 Zambia 17.4% 2000
81 Paraguay 17.3% 2006
82 Thailand 16.6% 2006
83 Morocco 16.4% 2006
84 Bolivia 13.5% 2006
85 Egypt 13.2% 2001
86 Oman 13.1% 2000
87 Japan 12.8% 2006
88 Venezuela 11.6% 2002
89 Lebanon 10.9% 2006
90 Philippines 10.8% 2006
91 Dominican Republic 9.4% 2006
92 Syria 8.9% 2004
93 Burma 6.8% 2002
94 Bangladesh 5.4% 2006
95 India 4.2% 2005
96 Nepal 2.3% 2006

Citation

Crime > Prison staff: Countries Compared Map

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Interesting observations about Crime > Prison staff

  • United States ranked first for prison staff amongst High income OECD countries in 2000.
  • Latvia ranked first for prison staff amongst European Union in 2006.
  • All of the top 2 countries by prison staff are Christian.
  • Estonia ranked second for prison staff amongst Europe in 2004.
  • Czech Republic ranked first for prison staff amongst Eastern Europe in 2006.
  • Japan ranked last for prison staff amongst Group of 7 countries (G7) in 2006.
  • Germany ranked 4th last for prison staff amongst Eurozone in 2006.
  • China ranked second last for prison staff amongst Non-religious countries in 2000.
  • Israel ranked second for prison staff amongst Heavily indebted countries in 2006.
  • Colombia ranked first for prison staff amongst Catholic countries in 2004.
  • Canada ranked #5 for prison staff amongst NATO countries in 2006.
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