SDG 16 · Indicator

Persons held in prison

per 100,000 population


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Description

The prison population is composed of persons held in prisons, penal institutions, or correctional institutions.

Long-Term Objective

Average of best performers

The long-term objective for this indicator is a value of 25.

OECD-only

This indicator is used for OECD countries only.

Reference

UNODC

Persons held in prison

per 100,000 population
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Bangladesh

Brazil

China

India

Indonesia

Mexico

Nigeria

Pakistan

Russian Federation

United States

Source: UNODC

Persons held in prison