Which Country Has the Most Females Held in Prisons?

Female 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 59 countries in 2012, USA ranked the highest in female adults held in prisons, penal or correctional institutions with 198,400 followed by China and Russia. On the other end of the scale was Iceland with 13.0, Luxembourg with 36.0 and Montenegro with 37.0.

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