Adults Held in Prisons, Penal or Correctional Institutions fell 9.01% to 10,439 persons in Netherlands in 2015

Adults Held in Prisons, Penal or Correctional Institutions (persons)
Law & Crime | Netherlands | December 30, 2018
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Adults held in prisons, penal or correctional institutions reached 10,439 persons in 2015 in Netherlands, according to the United Nations. This is 9.01 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, adults held in prisons, penal or correctional institutions in Netherlands reached an all time high of 15,206 persons in 2005 and an all time low of 10,439 persons in 2015. When compared to Netherlands's main peers, adults held in prisons, penal or correctional institutions in Belgium amounted to 10,870 persons, 3,197 persons in Denmark and 92,493 persons in United Kingdom in 2015.

Netherlands has been ranked 33rd within the group of 64 countries we follow in terms of adults held in prisons, penal or correctional institutions, 1 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

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 ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Denmark persons 3,701 3,926 3,938 3,822 4,079
France persons 60,309 59,856 64,075 65,848 66,344
Germany persons ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Ireland persons 3,813 4,269 4,192 4,273 3,710
Luxembourg persons 697 674 630 665 652
Netherlands persons 13,690 13,713 13,420 12,928 12,248
Norway persons 3,254 3,491 3,808 3,968 3,828 ... ...
Poland persons 80,179 77,522 78,467 81,306 76,596
Sweden persons 7,280 6,831 6,662 6,284 5,713
United Kingdom persons 88,164 90,783 91,915 92,654 90,142