Highest to Lowest - Female prisoners (percentage of prison population)

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Ranking Title Female Prisoners (%)
  Ireland, Republic of 4.1
  Guernsey (United Kingdom) 5.4
  Canada 5.6
  Seychelles 4.5
  Australia 8.2
  Jordan 2.3
  New Zealand 7.3
  Montenegro 2.5
  Liechtenstein 0.0
  Cyprus (Republic of) 6.9
  Panama 5.9
  Honduras 5.7
  Guatemala 10.8
  Grenada 1.5
  Dominican Republic 2.8
  Bangladesh 4.1
  Nigeria 2.1
  Palau 0.0
  Timor-Leste (formerly East Timor) 4.1
  Israel 1.0
  Argentina 4.5
  Zimbabwe 2.4
  Sao Tome e Principe 4.0
  Niger 4.0
  Liberia 2.3
  Swaziland/eSwatini 2.9
  Comoros 2.2
  Algeria 1.5
  United Kingdom: Scotland 4.9
  United Kingdom: Northern Ireland 4.7
  Romania 4.5
  Italy 4.4
  El Salvador 8.0
  Chile 8.9
  Spain 7.7
  Burundi 5.4
  Portugal 6.4
  Malta 10.4
  Croatia 4.6
  Belarus 10.5
  Slovakia 7.6
  Czech Republic 8.0
  Thailand 13.0
  Colombia 6.9
  Morocco 2.3
  Greece 5.2
  Georgia 3.6
  Estonia 4.4
  Papua New Guinea 4.9
  Kyrgyzstan 5.2
  Kazakhstan 7.5
  United Kingdom: England & Wales 4.6
  Russian Federation 8.0
  Poland 4.3
  Indonesia 5.4
  Mauritius 5.3
  French Polynesia (France) 3.6
  French Guiana/Guyane (France) 10.9
  France 3.6
  South Africa 2.6
  Myanmar (formerly Burma) 12.3
  Netherlands 5.4
  Peru 5.6
  Kosovo/Kosova 2.5
  Japan 8.3
  Solomon Islands 1.7
  Slovenia 5.9
  Denmark 3.6
  Philippines 8.9
  Nepal 7.3
  Mongolia 4.4
  St. Vincent and the Grenadines 5.3
  St. Lucia 2.5
  Anguilla (United Kingdom) 0.0
  Sierra Leone 2.7
  Reunion (France) 3.1
  Mayotte (France) 0.0
  Mozambique 2.9
  Vietnam 13.6
  Ukraine 4.1
  Malaysia 7.2
  Sint Maarten (Netherlands) 5.0
  Madagascar 7.0
  Belgium 4.5
  Guyana 3.5
  Sri Lanka 4.9
  Germany 6.9
  Nicaragua 5.4
  Dominica 1.4
  Brazil 6.9
  Guam (USA) 7.2
  Kenya 7.4
  Albania 1.9
  Singapore 11.0
  Iran 3.1
  Hong Kong (China) 20.5
  Mexico 5.2
  Macau (China) 13.8
  Fiji 2.5
  American Samoa (USA) 5.5
  Taiwan 8.9
  Greenland (Denmark) 13.8
  Cayman Islands (United Kingdom) 6.7
  United States of America 9.8
  Paraguay 6.5
  Samoa 6.0
  Marshall Islands 0.0
  Cook Islands (New Zealand) 8.3
  Saudi Arabia 5.7
  Iraq 2.6
  China 6.5
  Lebanon 4.7
  Bahrain 4.7
  Afghanistan 2.8
  Ecuador 7.8
  Curaçao (Netherlands) 3.2
  Cote d'Ivoire 2.4
  Sweden 6.1
  Serbia 3.6
  San Marino 0.0
  North Macedonia 2.2
  Monaco 3.1
  Azerbaijan 2.9
  Armenia 3.5
  Andorra 11.1
  Bolivia 8.2
  Bahamas 3.1
  Togo 3.2
  Guinea (Republic of) 3.0
  Congo (Republic of) 3.7
  Chad 2.4
  Cape Verde (Cabo Verde) 4.0
  Turkey 4.2
  Latvia 7.7
  Ghana 1.1
  Austria 6.1
  Egypt 3.7
  Moldova (Republic of) 6.6
  Sudan 2.0
  Senegal 2.9
  Kuwait 13.8
  Barbados 2.6
  Gabon 3.5
  Ethiopia 4.2
  Eritrea
  Equatorial Guinea 5.0
  Democratic Republic of Congo 3.0
  Central African Republic 8.2
  Angola 3.6
  Mauritania 1.8
  Botswana 4.7
  Antigua and Barbuda 4.8
  Cameroon 2.7
  Cambodia 8.6
  Haiti 4.2
  Bulgaria 3.2
  Virgin Islands (United Kingdom) 4.5
  Namibia 2.9
  Uganda 4.4
  Benin 5.0
  New Caledonia (France) 1.0
  Martinique (France) 2.0
  Guadeloupe (France) 2.9
  Malawi 1.1
  Costa Rica 5.4
  Norway 6.0
  Uruguay 5.3
  Belize 3.5
  Jersey (United Kingdom) 7.0
  Trinidad and Tobago 2.9
  Hungary 7.4
  Luxembourg 5.5
  Lithuania 4.8
  Isle of Man (United Kingdom) 4.7
  Iceland 3.8
  Faeroe Islands (Denmark) 0.0
  Pakistan 1.8
  Bermuda (United Kingdom) 5.7
  Brunei Darussalam 7.3
  Tanzania 3.4
  Northern Mariana Islands (USA) 5.8
  Switzerland 5.7
  Venezuela 5.3
  Zambia 3.0
  Kiribati 0.8
  Bosnia and Herzegovina: Republika Srpska 2.2
  Tajikistan 1.6
  Maldives 4.3
  Democratic People's Republic of (North) Korea
  Vanuatu 1.0
  Finland 7.5
  India 4.3
  Burkina Faso 1.7
  Turkmenistan 6.5
  Rwanda 6.5
  Republic of (South) Korea 6.8
  Suriname 2.8
  Tuvalu 0.0
  Tonga 4.5
  Nauru 7.1
  Micronesia, Federated States of 0.0
  Yemen 1.6
  Qatar 14.7
  Virgin Islands (USA) 2.7
  Aruba (Netherlands) 3.5
  Uzbekistan
  Bhutan 4.3
  South Sudan 10.9
  Somalia
  Mali 2.8
  Libya 1.2
  Lesotho 3.6
  Guinea Bissau 2.6
  Gambia 2.5
  St. Kitts and Nevis 3.6
  Puerto Rico (USA) 3.6
  Gibraltar (United Kingdom) 7.1
  Oman 4.5
  Tunisia 2.8
  United Arab Emirates 11.7
  Jamaica 4.7
  Djibouti 5.0
  Laos 18.3
  Bosnia and Herzegovina: Federation 2.9
  Syria 7.4
  Cuba