A mapping of the data below
This is a list of countries by
incarceration rate. [1 ]
Incarceration rates [ edit ]
circa) indicates that the figure is approximate.
Note: Little information exists regarding
North Korea's incarceration rate. The U.S. Committee for Human Rights in North Korea estimates 150,000 to 200,000 incarcerated based on testimony of defectors from the state police bureau, which roughly equals the US imprisonment rate at 600-800 people incarcerated per 100,000. For more info see [3 ] Prisons in North Korea.
See also [ edit ]
References [ edit ]
^ Entire world - Prison Population Rates per 100,000 of the national population. Highest to Lowest Rates. For more details about the figures of any country, click on the name of that country. World Prison Brief. International Centre for Prison Studies. See this page for breakdowns by region, whole world, prison population total, prison population rate, percentage of pre-trial detainees / remand prisoners, percentage of female prisoners, percentage of foreign prisoners, and occupancy rate. Data for the whole Wikipedia list was last retrieved on 9 June 2013.
^ China. International Centre for Prison Studies. See also: Re-education through labor and Laogai.
^ Committee for Human Rights in North Korea (2012) The Hidden Gulag, 2nd ed.
External links [ edit ]