Male Adults Held in Prisons, Penal or Correctional Institutions rose 12.1% to 169,292 persons in Turkey in 2015

Male Adults Held in Prisons, Penal or Correctional Institutions (persons)
Law & Crime | Turkey | December 30, 2018
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Male adults held in prisons, penal or correctional institutions reached 169,292 persons in 2015 in Turkey, according to the United Nations. This is 12.1 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, male adults held in prisons, penal or correctional institutions in Turkey reached an all time high of 169,292 persons in 2015 and an all time low of 87,127 persons in 2007. When compared to Turkey's main peers, male adults held in prisons, penal or correctional institutions in Bulgaria amounted to 7,117 persons and 8,985 persons in Greece in 2015.

Turkey has been ranked 6th 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
Albania persons 4,466 4,461 4,454 4,439 4,802
Bulgaria persons 8,708 9,015 9,507 9,111 8,493
Greece persons 10,300 11,204 11,330 11,318 11,593
Iran persons ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Iraq persons ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Kuwait persons ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Macedonia persons ... ... 2,160 2,160 2,162 ... ... ... ...
Pakistan persons ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Romania persons 25,052 26,538 28,889 29,968 31,383
Saudi Arabia persons ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Serbia persons 10,297 10,535 10,371 9,754 9,389
Syria persons ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Turkey persons 109,648 114,551 121,731 129,181 138,344
Turkmenistan persons ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...