Adults Held in Prisons, Penal or Correctional Institutions rose 0.616% to 65,970 persons in France in 2015

Adults Held in Prisons, Penal or Correctional Institutions (persons)
Law & Crime | France | December 30, 2018
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Adults held in prisons, penal or correctional institutions reached 65,970 persons in 2015 in France, according to the United Nations. This is 0.616 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, adults held in prisons, penal or correctional institutions in France reached an all time high of 66,344 persons in 2013 and an all time low of 58,402 persons in 2006. When compared to France's main peers, adults held in prisons, penal or correctional institutions in Belgium amounted to 10,870 persons, 52,164 persons in Italy and 59,726 persons in Spain in 2015.

France has been ranked 13th 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 ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
France persons 60,309 59,856 64,075 65,848 66,344
Germany persons ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Italy persons 64,791 67,961 66,897 65,701 62,536
Luxembourg persons 697 674 630 665 652
Morocco persons 56,513 63,809 ... ... ... ... ...
Netherlands persons 13,690 13,713 13,420 12,928 12,248
Poland persons 80,179 77,522 78,467 81,306 76,596
Portugal persons 10,766 11,192 12,321 13,262 13,982
Slovenia persons 1,361 1,344 1,264 1,376 1,349
Spain persons 76,079 71,603 68,265 65,895 64,438
Switzerland persons 5,551 5,724 5,599 6,049 6,622