Which Country Has the Highest Capacity of Juvenile Prisons?

Official Capacity of Juvenile Prisons, Penal or Correctional Institutions, 2012 or latest
Law & Crime | February 22, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 38 countries in 2012, Russia ranked the highest in official capacity of juvenile prisons, penal or correctional institutions with 14,791 followed by Mexico and Japan. On the other end of the scale was Montenegro with 16.0, Malta with 33.0 and Bosnia and Herzegovina with 36.0.

Data for more countries are available at Official Capacity of Juvenile Prisons, Penal or Correctional Institutions indicator page.

Official Capacity of Juvenile Prisons, Penal or Correctional Institutions Unit 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Algeria ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 1,055 1,055 ... 1,255
Chile ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 1,886 1,954 1,960 1,984
Colombia ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 442 762 1,017 ... ...
France ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 1,181 1,157 1,048 1,087 ...
Hungary ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 1,020 1,002 1,002 1,002 1,002
Italy ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 849 782 777 765 769
Japan ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 5,832 5,268 5,268 5,268 5,268
Kenya ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 637 637 637 637 ... ...
Mexico ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 6,563 8,753
Netherlands ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 2,674 2,768 2,207 1,882 1,318
Poland ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 1,937 1,937 1,937 1,901 1,903
Romania ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 2,079 1,328 1,307 1,268 1,264
Russia ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 21,769 22,307 21,657 21,276 19,964 ...
Turkey ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 744 744 1,694 1,694 1,694 ...
Ukraine ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 3,274 2,914 2,895 2,785 2,415 ...