Male Adults Held in Prisons, Penal or Correctional Institutions fell 5.16% to 3,476 persons in Jamaica in 2015

Male Adults Held in Prisons, Penal or Correctional Institutions (persons)
Law & Crime | Jamaica | December 30, 2018
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Male adults held in prisons, penal or correctional institutions reached 3,476 persons in 2015 in Jamaica, according to the United Nations. This is 5.16 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, male adults held in prisons, penal or correctional institutions in Jamaica reached an all time high of 4,375 persons in 2006 and an all time low of 3,476 persons in 2015.

Jamaica has been ranked 50th within the group of 66 countries we follow in terms of male adults held in prisons, penal or correctional institutions, 7 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.

Male Adults Held in Prisons, Penal or Correctional Institutions Unit 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Bahamas persons ... ... ... ... ... 1,353 ... ... ...
Cayman Islands persons ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Cuba persons ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Dominican Republic persons ... ... ... ... 21,384 ... ... ... ...
Haiti persons ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Jamaica persons 4,113 ... 3,837 3,831 3,673
Mexico persons 213,650 209,188 220,324 214,449 233,973
Puerto Rico persons ... 10,927 10,566 11,094 11,812 11,842
USA persons 2,081,800 2,071,800 2,048,200 2,033,200 2,017,700