World Prison Brief

Institute for Criminal Policy Research

Highest to Lowest - Prison Population Rate

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Ranking Title Prison Population Rate
  United Kingdom: England & Wales 146
  Puerto Rico (USA) 349
  Burkina Faso 41
  New Caledonia (France) 181
  French Polynesia (France) 144
  Martinique (France) 256
  Guadeloupe (France) 203
  French Guiana/Guyane (France) 326
  Mayotte (France) 100
  Reunion (France) 120
  Nepal 62
  Macedonia (former Yugoslav Republic of) 166
  Belgium 98
  Austria 97
  Andorra 53
  Lebanon 128
  Israel 265
  Guyana 256
  Chile 242
  Georgia 262
  Tanzania 64
  Swaziland 282
  Madagascar 84
  Burundi 77
  Angola 96
  Portugal 137
  Botswana 193
  Spain 131
  Romania 142
  Hong Kong (China) 115
  El Salvador 541
  New Zealand 202
  Albania 192
  Sri Lanka 88
  Japan 47
  Vietnam 146
  Solomon Islands 46
  Kiribati 130
  Singapore 219
  Republic of (South) Korea 107
  China 118
  Brunei Darussalam 134
  Peru 251
  Colombia 240
  Turkey 238
  Bosnia and Herzegovina: Republika Srpska 67
  United Kingdom: Scotland 141
  United Kingdom: Northern Ireland 78
  Slovakia 186
  Italy 89
  Ireland, Republic of 79
  Czech Republic 211
  Ghana 49
  Estonia 221
  Mauritius 174
  Indonesia 69
  Cambodia 116
  Australia 152
  Ethiopia 128
  Congo (Brazzaville) 27
  Ukraine 168
  Russian Federation 450
  Germany 78
  Sweden 53
  Greece 91
  Panama 426
  Grenada 421
  Vanuatu 87
  Venezuela 159
  Denmark 61
  Croatia 81
  Seychelles 799
  Lesotho 92
  Honduras 198
  Uganda 120
  France 103
  Antigua and Barbuda 403
  Faeroe Islands (Denmark) 23
  Philippines 140
  Argentina 160
  Malawi 70
  Cameroon 114
  Netherlands 69
  Serbia 142
  Lithuania 254
  Liechtenstein 27
  Kuwait 112
  Bolivia 122
  Guatemala 122
  St. Lucia 327
  Papua New Guinea 63
  Fiji 174
  Malaysia 172
  Trinidad and Tobago 272
  Cayman Islands (United Kingdom) 369
  Togo 62
  Niger 44
  Kenya 121
  Democratic Republic of Congo (formerly Zaire) 29
  Rwanda 434
  Hungary 183
  Kyrgyzstan 167
  Macau (China) 200
  Mozambique 57
  Northern Mariana Islands (USA) 267
  Guam (USA) 469
  Iraq 123
  Bahrain 301
  Bhutan 145
  Jamaica 145
  Curaçao (Netherlands) 225
  Barbados 322
  Bahamas 363
  Aruba (Netherlands) 165
  Uruguay 291
  Nicaragua 171
  Bermuda (United Kingdom) 354
  Zambia 125
  Republic of Guinea 26
  Mali 33
  Central African Republic 16
  Armenia 130
  Switzerland 84
  India 33
  Sierra Leone 55
  Iceland 45
  Monaco 74
  Jersey (United Kingdom) 152
  Isle of Man (United Kingdom) 92
  Guernsey (United Kingdom) 127
  Mongolia 266
  Iran 287
  Dominica 300
  Anguilla (United Kingdom) 307
  Morocco 222
  Virgin Islands (USA) 542
  Mexico 204
  Canada 114
  Montenegro 182
  Moldova (Republic of) 222
  Latvia 224
  Brazil 307
  Samoa (formerly Western Samoa) 258
  Malta 131
  Tuvalu 110
  Tonga 166
  Palau 343
  Nauru 140
  Micronesia, Federated States of 127
  Marshall Islands 66
  Kosovo/Kosova 100
  Bulgaria 125
  Belarus 306
  Azerbaijan 236
  Pakistan 43
  Bangladesh 43
  Paraguay 180
  Maldives 421
  Jordan 150
  Tunisia 204
  Sao Tome e Principe 87
  Liberia 49
  Djibouti 67
  Cote d'Ivoire 56
  Comoros 19
  Belize 410
  Afghanistan 74
  St. Kitts and Nevis 607
  Suriname 183
  Greenland (Denmark) 208
  Mauritania 44
  Timor-Leste (formerly East Timor) 50
  Sint Maarten (Netherlands) 347
  Dominican Republic 232
  Gibraltar (United Kingdom) 158
  Norway 70
  Luxembourg 120
  Finland 55
  South Africa 292
  Slovenia 73
  Namibia 144
  Taiwan 267
  Algeria 156
  United States of America 693
  Costa Rica 352
  Senegal 62
  Poland 187
  Thailand 476
  Haiti 102
  Zimbabwe 145
  Kazakhstan 221
  Myanmar (formerly Burma) 113
  Sudan 50
  Saudi Arabia 161
  Virgin Islands (United Kingdom) 425
  Libya 99
  Gambia 58
  Turkmenistan 583
  St. Vincent and the Grenadines 378
  Oman 36
  Yemen 53
  Ecuador 162
  Egypt 116
  Qatar 53
  Cape Verde (Cabo Verde) 286
  Uzbekistan 150
  Tajikistan 121
  Chad 39
  Cyprus (Republic of) 80
  Democratic People's Republic of (North) Korea
  San Marino
  South Sudan 52
  American Samoa (USA) 382
  Bosnia and Herzegovina: Federation 73
  United Arab Emirates 229
  Syria 60
  Guinea Bissau
  Benin 77
  Cook Islands (New Zealand) 109
  Gabon 193
  Equatorial Guinea 63
  Eritrea
  Cuba 510
  Nigeria 35
  Somalia
  Laos 119