Adults Held in Prisons, Penal or Correctional Institutions rose 6.05% to 32,735 persons in Kenya in 2015

Adults Held in Prisons, Penal or Correctional Institutions (persons)
Law & Crime | Kenya | December 30, 2018
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Adults held in prisons, penal or correctional institutions reached 32,735 persons in 2015 in Kenya, according to the United Nations. This is 6.05 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, adults held in prisons, penal or correctional institutions in Kenya reached an all time high of 32,735 persons in 2015 and an all time low of 24,779 persons in 2012.

Kenya has been ranked 21st 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
Dem. Republic of the Congo persons ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
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Kenya persons ... 28,050 31,086 31,316 24,779 31,468
Mozambique persons 30,289 ... ... ... ... ... ...
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Uganda persons 31,173 31,230 32,021 35,212 39,568 ...
Yemen persons 6,488 ... ... ... ... ... ...
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