Female Adults Held in Prisons, Penal or Correctional Institutions rose 12.7% to 355 persons in Switzerland in 2015

Female Adults Held in Prisons, Penal or Correctional Institutions (persons)
Law & Crime | Switzerland | December 30, 2018
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Female adults held in prisons, penal or correctional institutions reached 355 persons in 2015 in Switzerland, according to the United Nations. This is 12.7 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, female adults held in prisons, penal or correctional institutions in Switzerland reached an all time high of 355 persons in 2015 and an all time low of 283 persons in 2007. When compared to Switzerland's main peers, female adults held in prisons, penal or correctional institutions in France amounted to 2,119 persons and 2,107 persons in Italy in 2015.

Switzerland has been ranked 38th 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
Austria persons 460 511 538 568 538 ...
Belgium persons ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
France persons 2,021 1,927 2,167 2,180 2,131
Germany persons ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Hungary persons 989 1,009 1,216 1,225 1,336 ...
Italy persons 2,751 2,930 2,808 2,804 2,694
Poland persons 2,434 2,515 2,456 2,638 2,591
Slovenia persons ... 64.0 53.0 57.0 70.0 64.0
Spain persons 6,076 5,652 5,157 5,068 4,925
Switzerland persons 345 319 301 306 347