Male Adults Held in Prisons, Penal or Correctional Institutions rose 5.71% to 8,476 persons in New Zealand in 2015

Male Adults Held in Prisons, Penal or Correctional Institutions (persons)
Law & Crime | New Zealand | December 30, 2018
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Male adults held in prisons, penal or correctional institutions reached 8,476 persons in 2015 in New Zealand, according to the United Nations. This is 5.71 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, male adults held in prisons, penal or correctional institutions in New Zealand reached an all time high of 8,476 persons in 2015 and an all time low of 6,869 persons in 2005. When compared to New Zealand's main peers, male adults held in prisons, penal or correctional institutions in Australia amounted to 33,256 persons, 161,372 persons in Indonesia and 85,576 persons in Philippines in 2015.

New Zealand has been ranked 38th within the group of 66 countries we follow in terms of male adults held in prisons, penal or correctional institutions, 1 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
Australia persons 27,192 27,472 27,078 27,182 28,426
Cambodia persons ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
China persons ... ... ... ... ... 1,547,059 ... ...
Indonesia persons ... ... ... ... ... 144,379 146,898
Malaysia persons ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
New Zealand persons 7,679 7,927 7,876 7,918 7,746
Papua New Guinea persons ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Philippines persons 51,874 53,204 57,911 62,649 65,066
Singapore persons 11,423 11,588 11,268 11,191 11,552
Taiwan persons ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Thailand persons ... ... 182,941 ... ... ... ...
Vietnam persons ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...