Highest to Lowest - Prison Population Total

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Ranking Title Prison Population Total
  Bolivia 19161
  Burkina Faso 7621
  Iceland 120
  Croatia 3413
  Uzbekistan 22900
  Ireland, Republic of 3765
  Montenegro 1070
  Liechtenstein 9
  Cyprus (Republic of) 616
  Armenia 2197
  Andorra 43
  Nepal 25477
  Kenya 42596
  North Macedonia 2175
  Bulgaria 7553
  Palau 94
  Philippines 215000
  Lebanon 10032
  China 1710000
  Honduras 21629
  Grenada 463
  Togo 5277
  Malawi 14060
  Madagascar 27903
  Turkey 281094
  Sweden 7000
  Serbia 10900
  Monaco 8
  Swaziland/eSwatini 3776
  Benin 8502
  Mexico 213493
  Switzerland 6906
  Norway 2653
  Hungary 16551
  Denmark 3968
  New Caledonia (France) 440
  French Polynesia (France) 615
  Albania 4508
  Martinique (France) 728
  Guadeloupe (France) 751
  Reunion (France) 993
  Mayotte (France) 413
  Republic of (South) Korea 53920
  Peru 96440
  Brazil 755274
  Ukraine 52609
  Fiji 2506
  Singapore 11619
  Guyana 2069
  Finland 2910
  Bosnia and Herzegovina: Federation 1813
  Austria 8471
  Uruguay 11755
  Virgin Islands (United Kingdom) 143
  Paraguay 16804
  Haiti 10905
  Greenland (Denmark) 126
  Ecuador 39251
  Antigua and Barbuda 287
  Burundi 12455
  Lithuania 6018
  Latvia 3319
  Bosnia and Herzegovina: Republika Srpska 763
  Macau (China) 1617
  Hong Kong (China) 6735
  Japan 48802
  Brunei Darussalam 1365
  Niger 10723
  Mozambique 19832
  Libya 9100
  Taiwan 60956
  Kuwait 4662
  Cambodia 36600
  Zambia 22823
  Uganda 55229
  Tunisia 22663
  Senegal 11547
  Mauritania 2321
  Gabon 4476
  Malaysia 68603
  Vietnam 123697
  Vanuatu 202
  Argentina 103209
  Tanzania 35803
  Moldova (Republic of) 6497
  Luxembourg 524
  Guinea (Republic of) 3782
  Nigeria 64817
  Slovenia 1122
  Germany 57600
  India 478600
  Pakistan 77275
  Jersey (United Kingdom) 139
  Barbados 874
  Rwanda 65000
  Sierra Leone 4732
  Seychelles 340
  Guernsey (United Kingdom) 93
  Canada 39579
  Guatemala 25691
  Australia 41180
  Panama 17726
  New Zealand 9469
  Dominican Republic 26782
  Jordan 20060
  Timor-Leste (formerly East Timor) 695
  Liberia 2700
  Zimbabwe 22000
  Comoros 225
  Algeria 65000
  Bangladesh 88084
  Israel 19376
  Sao Tome e Principe 253
  United Kingdom: Scotland 7439
  United Kingdom: Northern Ireland 1422
  Romania 21456
  Portugal 11271
  Italy 54277
  El Salvador 36691
  Chile 40325
  Spain 57680
  Malta 754
  Belarus 32500
  Slovakia 10632
  Estonia 2405
  Papua New Guinea 5087
  Czech Republic 19859
  Thailand 358369
  Colombia 98971
  Greece 11522
  Georgia 9323
  Kazakhstan 29403
  Morocco 85767
  Kyrgyzstan 10142
  United Kingdom: England & Wales 79083
  Russian Federation 491650
  Poland 69065
  Indonesia 236567
  Mauritius 2757
  France 58695
  French Guiana/Guyane (France) 547
  South Africa 154437
  Myanmar (formerly Burma) 92000
  Ghana 15463
  St. Vincent and the Grenadines 410
  Netherlands 10887
  Solomon Islands 479
  Kosovo/Kosova 1832
  St. Lucia 503
  Mongolia 3398
  Anguilla (United Kingdom) 55
  Sint Maarten (Netherlands) 62
  Belgium 10883
  United States of America 2094000
  Marshall Islands 35
  Guam (USA) 690
  Cook Islands (New Zealand) 47
  Dominica 194
  Afghanistan 30748
  Cote d'Ivoire 21186
  Sri Lanka 23355
  Cayman Islands (United Kingdom) 240
  Nicaragua 20918
  Iran 240000
  American Samoa (USA) 193
  Samoa 400
  Saudi Arabia 61000
  Iraq 45000
  Bahrain 3485
  Curaçao (Netherlands) 377
  San Marino 2
  Azerbaijan 21008
  Congo (Republic of) 1388
  Cape Verde (Cabo Verde) 1549
  Bahamas 1778
  Chad 8700
  Egypt 106000
  Sudan 21000
  Ethiopia 113727
  Eritrea
  Equatorial Guinea 500
  Democratic Republic of Congo 20550
  Central African Republic 764
  Angola 24000
  Botswana 4343
  Namibia 7400
  Cameroon 30701
  Costa Rica 19226
  Trinidad and Tobago 3999
  Faeroe Islands (Denmark) 11
  Bermuda (United Kingdom) 226
  Belize 1297
  Isle of Man (United Kingdom) 106
  Northern Mariana Islands (USA) 270
  Venezuela 57096
  Kiribati 129
  Maldives 1852
  Tajikistan 9317
  Democratic People's Republic of (North) Korea
  Yemen 14000
  Oman 1960
  Gibraltar (United Kingdom) 47
  Virgin Islands (USA) 412
  South Sudan 7000
  Lesotho 2073
  Gambia 691
  Turkmenistan 30452
  Suriname 1000
  Tuvalu 11
  Tonga 176
  Nauru 14
  Micronesia, Federated States of 132
  Qatar 1150
  Aruba (Netherlands) 170
  Bhutan 1119
  Somalia
  Mali 5209
  Guinea Bissau 196
  St. Kitts and Nevis 220
  Puerto Rico (USA) 10475
  Jamaica 3866
  United Arab Emirates 9826
  Djibouti 600
  Laos 9000
  Syria 10599
  Cuba 57337