Male Adults Held in Prisons, Penal or Correctional Institutions rose 4.66% to 68,468 persons in Argentina in 2015

Male Adults Held in Prisons, Penal or Correctional Institutions (persons)
Law & Crime | Argentina | December 30, 2018
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Male adults held in prisons, penal or correctional institutions reached 68,468 persons in 2015 in Argentina, according to the United Nations. This is 4.66 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, male adults held in prisons, penal or correctional institutions in Argentina reached an all time high of 68,468 persons in 2015 and an all time low of 41,517 persons in 2005. When compared to Argentina's main peers, male adults held in prisons, penal or correctional institutions in Chile amounted to 42,768 persons and 12,070 persons in Paraguay in 2015.

Argentina has been ranked 11th 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
Argentina persons 52,125 56,198 57,195 58,338 61,270
Bolivia persons ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Brazil persons 442,225 461,444 480,524 514,563 547,383
Chile persons 53,406 55,077 54,089 51,476 47,196
Paraguay persons 6,318 5,869 6,714 7,374 8,581
Peru persons ... ... ... ... ... 57,511 63,360
Uruguay persons ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...