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Ranking Title Prison Population Total Prison Population Rate Pre-trial Detainees (%) Female Prisoners (%) Foreign Prisoners (%) Occupancy Level (%)
  Suriname 1000 185 50.0 2.8 19.3 75.2
  Peru 87251 259 36.1 5.1 3.0 212.2
  Paraguay 14845 207 70.4 5.1 4.2 156.1
  Colombia 97655 193 24.6 7.0 1.3 118.7
  Chile 39641 212 36.6 7.2 3.4 91.3
  Uruguay 13402 383 22.3 5.4 2.8 130.9
  Bolivia 18260 157 65.0 8.0 3.3 269.9
  Brazil 811707 381 28.9 5.1 0.3 146.8
  Argentina 109405 243 43.5 4.4 6.3 122.9
  Venezuela 37543 113 62.5 5.8 2.3 143.0
  French Guiana/Guyane (France) 712 229 27.9 6.9 63.0 115.6
  Guyana 1884 239 39.5 2.8 1.5 142.4
  Ecuador 39251 224 37.0 6.7 8.1 133.2