Male Adults Held in Prisons, Penal or Correctional Institutions fell 10.2% to 3,079 persons in Denmark in 2015

Male Adults Held in Prisons, Penal or Correctional Institutions (persons)
Law & Crime | Denmark | December 30, 2018
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Male adults held in prisons, penal or correctional institutions reached 3,079 persons in 2015 in Denmark, according to the United Nations. This is 10.2 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, male adults held in prisons, penal or correctional institutions in Denmark reached an all time high of 3,890 persons in 2013 and an all time low of 3,079 persons in 2015. When compared to Denmark's main peers, male adults held in prisons, penal or correctional institutions in Germany amounted to 59,411 persons, 9,950 persons in Netherlands, 2,772 persons in Norway and 5,211 persons in Sweden in 2015.

Denmark has been ranked 52nd 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 ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Denmark persons ... ... 3,523 3,743 3,774 3,673 3,890
Finland persons 3,249 3,046 2,969 3,000 2,960
France persons 58,288 57,929 61,908 63,668 64,213
Germany persons ... 68,438 66,982 65,616 64,590 62,424
Iceland persons 136 159 140 139 145 ... ...
Netherlands persons 12,794 12,841 12,631 12,216 11,575
Norway persons 3,043 3,270 3,556 3,720 3,628
Poland persons 77,745 75,007 76,011 78,668 74,005
Russia persons ... ... ... 745,717 689,441 640,265 618,175
Sweden persons ... ... ... 6,437 6,272 5,922 5,383
United Kingdom persons 83,554 86,155 87,300 88,092 85,865