Female Adults Held in Prisons, Penal or Correctional Institutions fell 24% to 43,762 persons in Brazil in 2015

Female Adults Held in Prisons, Penal or Correctional Institutions (persons)
Law & Crime | Brazil | December 30, 2018
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Female adults held in prisons, penal or correctional institutions reached 43,762 persons in 2015 in Brazil, according to the United Nations. This is 24 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, female adults held in prisons, penal or correctional institutions in Brazil reached an all time high of 57,599 persons in 2014 and an all time low of 23,065 persons in 2006.

Brazil has been ranked 3rd within the group of 61 countries we follow in terms of female adults held in prisons, penal or correctional institutions.

Female Adults Held in Prisons, Penal or Correctional Institutions Unit 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Bolivia persons ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Brazil persons 31,401 34,807 34,058 35,223 35,100
Chile persons 4,638 5,071 5,172 4,896 4,148
Colombia persons 4,788 5,684 7,483 8,497 8,986 ...
Guyana persons 84.0 115 87.0 106 70.0 ...
Paraguay persons 313 328 447 542 652
Peru persons ... ... ... ... ... 3,879 4,237
Trinidad and Tobago persons 184 123 123 118 110
Venezuela persons ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...