Mapping of the data below
This is a list of countries by incarceration rate.
Incarceration rates 
"c." (circa) indicates that the figure is approximate.
Note: Facts on North Korean incarceration rates are difficult to come by and have a wide range of figures. Please see the article Prisons in North Korea for more information.
See also 
- ^ 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 7 October 2012.
- ^ China. International Centre for Prison Studies. See also: Re-education through labor and Laogai.
- ^ Squires, Nick. "The 'world's most pampered - and bored - prisoner'". Telegraph. Retrieved 2012-06-18.
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