Adults Held in Prisons, Penal or Correctional Institutions fell 3.8% to 643,024 persons in Russia in 2015

Adults Held in Prisons, Penal or Correctional Institutions (persons)
Law & Crime | Russia | December 30, 2018
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Adults held in prisons, penal or correctional institutions reached 643,024 persons in 2015 in Russia, according to the United Nations. This is 3.8 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, adults held in prisons, penal or correctional institutions in Russia reached an all time high of 876,015 persons in 2008 and an all time low of 643,024 persons in 2015.

Russia has been ranked 2nd within the group of 64 countries we follow in terms of adults held in prisons, penal or correctional institutions.

Adults Held in Prisons, Penal or Correctional Institutions Unit 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Austria persons 7,913 8,110 8,272 8,681 8,759 ...
Belgium persons ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Canada persons 37,301 37,769 38,773 39,347 36,523 ...
China persons ... ... ... 1,630,000 1,624,000 1,635,000 1,667,000 ...
France persons 60,309 59,856 64,075 65,848 66,344
Germany persons ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
India persons 376,969 368,998 372,926 385,135 411,992 ... ...
Japan persons 75,212 72,958 69,854 66,992 62,947 ...
Mexico persons 224,749 219,027 230,943 224,969 246,334
Poland persons 80,179 77,522 78,467 81,306 76,596
Russia persons 856,081 812,281 751,209 698,013 673,930
South Korea persons 47,756 45,251 44,582 46,108 48,302 ...
USA persons 2,281,900 2,269,200 2,244,800 2,224,700 2,216,600