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CountriesDatePersons in detentionRate in detention per 100.000Ch.
United States [+]20162,162,400671.07
-1.19%
Germany [+]201762,90276.60
-2.45%
France [+]201768,974106.15
0.37%
Japan [+]201751,80540.64
-7.29%
Spain [+]201758,814126.88
-1.18%
Italy [+]201759,655100.50
6.69%
Portugal [+]201713,587131.53
-1.91%
Greece [+]201710,01189.70
5.04%
Ireland [+]20173,73878.50
0.08%
Andorra [+]20175267.53
11.83%
United Arab Emirates [+]20149,826108.32
-2.04%
Afghanistan [+]201730,00084.44
4.30%
Antigua and Barbuda [+]2017305299.02
-18.63%
Albania [+]20175,674193.65
-6.01%
Armenia [+]20173,536120.68
-8.02%
Angola [+]201624,00083.18
-4.10%
Argentina [+]201785,283192.64
10.73%
Austria [+]20178,69299.51
0.44%
Australia [+]201741,202168.51
4.63%
Azerbaijan [+]201723,319237.27
-1.13%
Bosnia and Herzegovina [+]20162,83280.26
3.96%
Barbados [+]2017874305.59
-8.96%
Bangladesh [+]201788,42453.70
19.55%
Belgium [+]201710,07388.14
-9.61%
Burkina Faso [+]20167,67041.08
-1.37%
Bulgaria [+]20176,98898.63
-4.26%
Bahrain [+]20173,485233.42
-15.62%
Burundi [+]201710,09392.90
-3.24%
Benin [+]20177,80169.80
1.60%
Brunei [+]2015565135.32
-6.21%
Bolivia [+]201717,946162.38
10.24%
Brazil [+]2017700,489334.70
-4.41%
Bahamas [+]20161,746446.73
22.30%
Bhutan [+]20141,119144.12
1.70%
Botswana [+]20174,343189.49
-2.55%
Belarus [+]201732,500343.26
9.34%
Belize [+]20171,297345.87
-33.12%
Canada [+]201641,145113.41
-0.91%
Democratic Republic of the Congo [+]201520,55026.97
-15.44%
Central African Republic [+]201576416.81
-10.69%
Republic of the Congo [+]20141,24025.46
-19.36%
Switzerland [+]20176,56477.44
-0.67%
Ivory Coast [+]201713,76756.67
20.10%
Chile [+]201741,762231.30
-15.35%
Cameroon [+]201629,341125.07
1.56%
China [+]20161,561,086111.30
-3.08%
Colombia [+]2017119,491243.53
-0.09%
Costa Rica [+]201714,224289.93
5.54%
Cuba [+]201257,337503.75
-5.16%
Cape Verde [+]20171,542282.42
-2.84%
Cyprus [+]201759250.17
0.19%
Czech Republic [+]201722,159208.69
-1.51%
Djibouti [+]201660063.70
-1.54%
Denmark [+]20173,63563.39
6.22%
Dominica [+]2016211286.93
-4.14%
Dominican Republic [+]201726,286244.13
55.14%
Algeria [+]201760,000145.22
-6.84%
Ecuador [+]201737,497225.55
6.59%
Estonia [+]20172,576196.64
-3.74%
Egypt [+]2016106,000110.87
44.29%
Ethiopia [+]2014113,727116.80
-2.77%
Finland [+]20173,08255.80
-2.72%
Fiji [+]20161,826203.18
16.57%
Federated States of Micronesia [+]2014132126.90
22.99%
Gabon [+]20153,373174.75
Grenada [+]2016457425.81
-9.39%
Georgia [+]20179,990255.37
7.82%
Ghana [+]201714,84651.49
1.10%
The Gambia [+]20141,12158.45
8.68%
Guinea [+]20173,20025.16
7.80%
Equatorial Guinea [+]201550042.54
Guatemala [+]201724,386144.18
13.69%
Guinea-Bissau [+]201759632.03
196.82%
Guyana [+]20172,226286.12
0.89%
Hong Kong [+]20178,306112.78
-4.31%
Honduras [+]201719,335208.69
8.70%
Croatia [+]20163,10873.79
-6.44%
Haiti [+]20178,88280.89
-21.57%
Hungary [+]201717,343178.39
-1.49%
Indonesia [+]2017246,00593.19
20.02%
Israel [+]201719,325232.22
-11.26%
India [+]2015419,62332.06
-0.90%
Iraq [+]201545,000145.04
38.16%
Iran [+]2017230,000283.38
-1.52%
Iceland [+]201713139.10
4.96%
Jamaica [+]20173,857133.46
1.18%
Jordan [+]201715,700161.82
29.01%
Kenya [+]201751,021102.66
2.63%
Kyrgyzstan [+]201710,574174.92
0.82%
Cambodia [+]201731,008193.74
38.83%
Kiribati [+]2016129112.75
-13.19%
Comoros [+]201719123.46
25.81%
Saint Kitts and Nevis [+]2017220400.00
-0.37%
South Korea [+]201755,198108.27
-4.68%
Kuwait [+]20176,000145.03
7.68%
Kazakhstan [+]201733,989186.71
-14.43%
Laos [+]20158,201123.06
Lebanon [+]20176,458106.18
0.51%
Saint Lucia [+]2017527294.41
-6.25%
Liechtenstein [+]201773192.11
0.46%
Sri Lanka [+]201720,59898.66
17.35%
Liberia [+]20172,21146.72
-0.07%
Lesotho [+]20142,07396.61
-21.25%
Lithuania [+]20176,599228.34
-2.30%
Luxembourg [+]2017650111.49
-11.58%
Latvia [+]20173,765193.08
-10.23%
Libya [+]20146,18799.72
15.97%
Morocco [+]201783,102232.52
4.14%
Monaco [+]20172974.36
-7.63%
Moldova [+]20177,510185.39
-6.63%
Montenegro [+]20171,119177.90
-0.45%
Madagascar [+]201720,97582.03
-7.07%
Marshall Islands [+]20143566.17
-2.97%
North Macedonia [+]20173,031145.51
-6.28%
Mali [+]20145,20930.71
1.96%
Burma - Myanmar [+]201779,668149.27
-0.91%
Mongolia [+]20173,869125.78
-33.19%
Mauritania [+]20161,92044.62
2.57%
Malta [+]2017588136.43
5.26%
Mauritius [+]20172,560202.37
14.20%
Maldives [+]20171,852424.77
-3.63%
Malawi [+]201714,79579.45
2.67%
Mexico [+]2017181,999140.91
-5.54%
Malaysia [+]201755,413175.22
5.78%
Mozambique [+]201718,18561.29
7.46%
Namibia [+]20167,400298.42
103.32%
Niger [+]20158,52542.85
10.12%
Nigeria [+]201775,77239.69
17.04%
Nicaragua [+]201410,569175.74
5.39%
Netherlands [+]201710,46461.42
-1.58%
Norway [+]20173,37363.58
-13.30%
Nepal [+]201718,88164.43
3.92%
Nauru [+]201414126.47
-49.03%
New Zealand [+]201710,435221.74
3.94%
Oman [+]20131,30035.03
Panama [+]201716,155394.12
-4.14%
Peru [+]201789,494278.23
7.75%
Papua New Guinea [+]20164,94561.15
-0.44%
Philippines [+]2016170,543165.07
20.39%
Pakistan [+]201783,71842.49
-2.64%
Poland [+]201774,480195.12
3.23%
State of Palestine [+]20168,155170.08
-17.44%
Palau [+]201787395.45
16.92%
Paraguay [+]201714,061206.45
4.03%
Qatar [+]20131,15051.10
-13.26%
Romania [+]201723,450119.16
-14.15%
Serbia [+]201710,807122.93
1.62%
Russia [+]2017602,176418.21
-4.52%
Rwanda [+]201761,000499.67
7.06%
Saudi Arabia [+]201768,056206.62
31.64%
Solomon Islands [+]201747778.07
7.58%
Seychelles [+]2017423445.26
-45.72%
Sudan [+]201721,00051.81
-0.05%
Sweden [+]20175,71357.64
0.20%
Singapore [+]201711,691204.78
-7.67%
Slovenia [+]20171,31663.27
0.43%
Slovakia [+]201710,478192.33
4.71%
Sierra Leone [+]20174,51959.80
32.43%
San Marino [+]201739.09
49.82%
Senegal [+]20179,32158.80
-4.98%
Suriname [+]201610,1161,812.53
-2.01%
South Sudan [+]20156,50454.74
Sao Tome and Principe [+]2017251123.04
35.17%
El Salvador [+]201738,330600.97
3.56%
Syria [+]200410,59959.52
-12.37%
Swaziland [+]20153,610273.69
-1.98%
Chad [+]20158,00057.10
50.18%
Togo [+]20174,85962.31
4.84%
Thailand [+]2017372,979540.25
14.28%
Tajikistan [+]20109,317121.92
21.26%
Timor-Leste [+]201765950.85
8.61%
Turkmenistan [+]201730,452528.86
-7.16%
Tunisia [+]201720,755179.98
-13.85%
Tonga [+]2014176166.38
10.52%
Turkey [+]2017260,000322.00
27.35%
Trinidad and Tobago [+]20173,999292.11
-46.65%
Tuvalu [+]201411100.84
-9.87%
Taiwan [+]201762,634265.82
0.34%
Tanzania [+]201534,40463.85
-2.46%
Ukraine [+]201757,100129.12
-5.58%
Uganda [+]201754,059126.12
2.26%
Uruguay [+]201711,078320.45
4.50%
Uzbekistan [+]201443,900143.94
1.24%
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines [+]2017469426.36
1.70%
Venezuela [+]201757,096178.55
2.94%
Vietnam [+]2017130,002136.07
-1.57%
Vanuatu [+]201619270.99
-18.33%
Samoa [+]2017400204.08
-21.07%
Yemen [+]201314,00054.74
27.77%
South Africa [+]2017158,111278.77
-3.53%
Zambia [+]201725,000146.25
27.90%
Zimbabwe [+]201719,521118.09
-1.19%