Top 30 countries with the highest and lowest number of prisoners per capita

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Top 30 countries with the highest and lowest number of prisoners per capita

Top 30 countries with the highest and lowest number of prisoners per capita

Highest number of prisoners per 100,000 inhabitants:

  • United States – 655
  • El Salvador – 604
  • Turkmenistan – 552
  • Thailand – 526
  • Cuba – 510
  • Rwanda – 464
  • Russia – 402
  • Panama – 390
  • Costa Rica – 374
  • Belarus – 364
  • Brazil – 324
  • Uruguay – 321
  • Namibia – 295
  • Turkey – 288
  • Iran – 284
  • Swaziland – 282
  • South Africa – 280
  • Nicaragua – 276
  • Peru – 270
  • Trinidad and Tobago – 270
  • Georgia – 268
  • Taiwan – 265
  • Colombia – 240
  • Dominican Republic – 238
  • Israel – 236
  • Azerbaijan – 235
  • Lithuania – 235
  • Bahrain – 234
  • Chile – 233
  • Morocco – 232

 

Lowest number of prisoners per 100,000 inhabitants:

  • Central African Republic – 16
  • Congo – 27
  • Democratic Republic of Congo – 29
  • Mali – 33
  • India – 33
  • Oman – 36
  • Nigeria – 37
  • Iceland – 37
  • Japan – 41
  • Burkina Faso – 41
  • Pakistan – 43
  • Mauritania – 46
  • Liberia – 47
  • Timor-Leste – 51
  • Ghana – 51
  • Finland – 51
  • Sudan – 52
  • South Sudan – 52
  • Yemen – 53
  • Qatar – 53
  • Niger – 53
  • Bangladesh – 53
  • Tanzania – 58
  • Sierra Leone – 58
  • Gambia – 58
  • Sweden – 59
  • Chad – 59
  • Syria – 60
  • Netherlands – 61
  • Mozambique – 61

 

*Not included countries with less than 1 million inhabitants.

 

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