Highest to Lowest - Pre-trial detainees / remand prisoners

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Data shown in the highest to lowest lists are the most recent available but not necessarily from the same date. Please click on each individual country to see the date to which the data refer. As it is not possible to obtain meaningful comparative data on numbers of children in custody in different countries, we do not include juvenile imprisonment data in the highest to lowest lists.

Ranking Title Pre-trial Detainees (%)
  Chile 37.0
  French Guiana/Guyane (France) 27.9
  Peru 36.9
  Colombia 23.7
  Argentina 41.7
  Ecuador 36.2
  Bolivia 66.2
  Brazil 26.9
  Uruguay 12.7
  Paraguay 67.0
  Guyana 27.0
  Suriname 50.0
  Venezuela 62.5