Male Adults Held in Prisons, Penal or Correctional Institutions fell 0.89% to 6,124 persons in Switzerland in 2015

Male Adults Held in Prisons, Penal or Correctional Institutions (persons)
Law & Crime | Switzerland | December 30, 2018
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Male adults held in prisons, penal or correctional institutions reached 6,124 persons in 2015 in Switzerland, according to the United Nations. This is 0.89 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, male adults held in prisons, penal or correctional institutions in Switzerland reached an all time high of 6,275 persons in 2013 and an all time low of 4,941 persons in 2007. When compared to Switzerland's main peers, male adults held in prisons, penal or correctional institutions in France amounted to 63,851 persons, 59,411 persons in Germany and 50,057 persons in Italy in 2015.

Switzerland has been ranked 43rd within the group of 66 countries we follow in terms of male adults held in prisons, penal or correctional institutions.

Male Adults Held in Prisons, Penal or Correctional Institutions Unit 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Austria persons 7,453 7,599 7,734 8,113 8,221 ...
Belgium persons ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
France persons 58,288 57,929 61,908 63,668 64,213
Germany persons ... 68,438 66,982 65,616 64,590 62,424
Hungary persons 13,931 14,758 15,470 15,440 16,027 ...
Italy persons 62,040 65,031 64,089 62,897 59,842
Poland persons 77,745 75,007 76,011 78,668 74,005
Slovenia persons ... 1,297 1,291 1,207 1,306 1,285
Spain persons 70,003 65,951 63,108 60,827 59,513
Switzerland persons 5,206 5,405 5,298 5,743 6,275