World Prison Brief

Institute for Criminal Policy Research

Highest to Lowest - Prison Population Rate

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Ranking Title Prison Population Rate
  Italy 86
  Ireland, Republic of 80
  Czech Republic 200
  Mauritius 154
  Ghana 53
  Australia 152
  United Kingdom: Scotland 139
  United Kingdom: Northern Ireland 78
  Slovakia 184
  Estonia 214
  Indonesia 67
  Cambodia 112
  Ethiopia 128
  Congo (Brazzaville) 27
  Greece 90
  Venezuela 159
  Vanuatu 87
  Sweden 55
  Denmark 61
  Croatia 81
  Grenada 398
  Panama 392
  Seychelles 799
  Mayotte (France) 74
  Lesotho 92
  Ukraine 193
  Russian Federation 446
  Romania 143
  Germany 76
  Liechtenstein 21
  Antigua and Barbuda 431
  Peru 247
  Colombia 242
  Chile 242
  Mozambique 57
  Papua New Guinea 61
  Northern Mariana Islands (USA) 267
  Kiribati 136
  Guam (USA) 469
  Fiji 174
  Serbia 148
  Hungary 187
  Georgia 274
  France 100
  Albania 189
  Kuwait 92
  Iraq 123
  Bahrain 301
  Macau (China) 195
  Bolivia 122
  Bhutan 145
  St. Lucia 349
  Jamaica 145
  Curaçao (Netherlands) 225
  Barbados 322
  Bahamas 363
  Aruba (Netherlands) 165
  Uruguay 291
  Nicaragua 171
  Honduras 196
  Guatemala 121
  Bermuda (United Kingdom) 354
  Zambia 125
  Togo 64
  Republic of Guinea 26
  Niger 39
  Mali 33
  Democratic Republic of Congo (formerly Zaire) 32
  Central African Republic 16
  Burundi 93
  Botswana 188
  Angola 106
  El Salvador 506
  Armenia 130
  Switzerland 84
  United Kingdom: England & Wales 148
  Lithuania 268
  India 33
  Sierra Leone 55
  Iceland 45
  Cayman Islands (United Kingdom) 375
  Portugal 138
  Austria 95
  New Zealand 194
  New Caledonia (France) 175
  French Polynesia (France) 159
  Netherlands 69
  Monaco 74
  Jersey (United Kingdom) 152
  Isle of Man (United Kingdom) 92
  Guernsey (United Kingdom) 127
  Faeroe Islands (Denmark) 23
  Singapore 227
  Philippines 121
  Nepal 59
  Mongolia 266
  Malaysia 171
  Kyrgyzstan 166
  Republic of (South) Korea 101
  Japan 48
  Israel 256
  Iran 287
  Brunei Darussalam 132
  Trinidad and Tobago 258
  Martinique (France) 240
  Guyana 259
  Guadeloupe (France) 195
  Dominica 300
  Argentina 160
  Anguilla (United Kingdom) 307
  Uganda 115
  Morocco 222
  Malawi 73
  Kenya 118
  Cameroon 115
  Virgin Islands (USA) 542
  Malta 131
  Reunion (France) 113
  Tuvalu 110
  Tonga 166
  Solomon Islands 56
  Samoa (formerly Western Samoa) 250
  Palau 343
  Nauru 140
  Micronesia, Federated States of 127
  Marshall Islands 66
  Montenegro 174
  Moldova (Republic of) 215
  Latvia 239
  Kosovo/Kosova 100
  Bulgaria 125
  Belarus 306
  Azerbaijan 236
  Pakistan 43
  Mexico 212
  Canada 106
  Macedonia (former Yugoslav Republic of) 147
  Bangladesh 43
  Brazil 301
  Puerto Rico (USA) 350
  French Guiana/Guyane (France) 277
  Belize 410
  Jordan 150
  Afghanistan 74
  St. Kitts and Nevis 607
  Suriname 183
  Greenland (Denmark) 208
  Tunisia 212
  Swaziland 289
  Sao Tome e Principe 101
  Mauritania 44
  Liberia 39
  Djibouti 68
  Cote d'Ivoire 52
  Comoros 31
  Maldives 341
  Lebanon 120
  Paraguay 158
  Burkina Faso 34
  Timor-Leste (formerly East Timor) 50
  Sint Maarten (Netherlands) 347
  Slovenia 73
  Norway 71
  Luxembourg 112
  Finland 57
  South Africa 292
  Belgium 105
  Dominican Republic 231
  Hong Kong (China) 116
  Namibia 144
  China 119
  United States of America 698
  Algeria 162
  Costa Rica 352
  Taiwan 272
  Vietnam 154
  Senegal 62
  Poland 186
  Thailand 468
  Haiti 102
  Zimbabwe 145
  Turkey 224
  Bosnia and Herzegovina: Republika Srpska 67
  Myanmar (formerly Burma) 113
  Sudan 50
  Spain 133
  Kazakhstan 231
  Sri Lanka 92
  Saudi Arabia 161
  Virgin Islands (United Kingdom) 425
  Madagascar 83
  Libya 99
  Gambia 58
  Turkmenistan 583
  Oman 36
  St. Vincent and the Grenadines 378
  Yemen 53
  Ecuador 162
  Qatar 53
  Egypt 76
  Cape Verde (Cabo Verde) 286
  Uzbekistan 150
  Tajikistan 121
  Chad 39
  Cyprus (Republic of) 80
  San Marino
  South Sudan 52
  Gibraltar (United Kingdom) 158
  American Samoa (USA) 382
  Bosnia and Herzegovina: Federation 73
  Rwanda 434
  Andorra 72
  Democratic People's Republic of (North) Korea
  United Arab Emirates 229
  Syria 60
  Guinea Bissau
  Benin 77
  Cook Islands (New Zealand) 109
  Gabon 210
  Equatorial Guinea 129
  Eritrea
  Cuba 510
  Nigeria 31
  Tanzania 69
  Somalia
  Laos 71