Male Adults Held in Prisons, Penal or Correctional Institutions rose 5.06% to 5,771 persons in Albania in 2015

Male Adults Held in Prisons, Penal or Correctional Institutions (persons)
Law & Crime | Albania | December 30, 2018
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Male adults held in prisons, penal or correctional institutions reached 5,771 persons in 2015 in Albania, according to the United Nations. This is 5.06 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, male adults held in prisons, penal or correctional institutions in Albania reached an all time high of 5,771 persons in 2015 and an all time low of 2,240 persons in 2004. When compared to Albania's main peers, male adults held in prisons, penal or correctional institutions in Greece amounted to 8,985 persons, 1,395 persons in Kosovo and 1,091 persons in Montenegro in 2015.

Albania has been ranked 45th within the group of 66 countries we follow in terms of male adults held in prisons, penal or correctional institutions, 3 places above 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
Albania persons 4,466 4,461 4,454 4,439 4,802
Bosnia and Herzegovina persons ... ... ... 2,161 2,193 ... 2,465
Bulgaria persons 8,708 9,015 9,507 9,111 8,493
Croatia persons ... ... ... 4,898 4,784 4,471 4,081
Greece persons 10,300 11,204 11,330 11,318 11,593
Kosovo persons ... ... ... ... 1,395 1,689 1,719
Macedonia persons ... ... 2,160 2,160 2,162 ... ... ... ...
Montenegro persons 1,451 1,391 1,282 1,269 1,043
Serbia persons 10,297 10,535 10,371 9,754 9,389
Turkey persons 109,648 114,551 121,731 129,181 138,344