Which Country Has the Most Adults Held in Prisons?

Adults Held in Prisons, Penal or Correctional Institutions, 2012 or latest
Law & Crime | February 22, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 60 countries in 2012, USA ranked the highest in adults held in prisons, penal or correctional institutions with 2,221,600 followed by China and Russia. On the other end of the scale was Iceland with 152, Malta with 553 and Luxembourg with 630.

Data for more countries are available at Adults Held in Prisons, Penal or Correctional Institutions indicator page.