Which Country Has the Most Persons Prosecuted?

Total Persons Prosecuted (All Crimes), 2012 or latest
Law & Crime | December 30, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 47 countries in 2012, Turkey ranked the highest in persons prosecuted with 2,887,798 followed by India and United Kingdom. On the other end of the scale was Philippines with 248, Azerbaijan with 1,459 and Malta with 1,571.

Data for more countries are available at Total Persons Prosecuted (All Crimes) indicator page.

Total Persons Prosecuted (All Crimes) Unit 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Austria ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 294,001 306,647 303,762 285,550 278,848
Canada ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 411,225 424,085 428,419 437,074 433,133 ...
China ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Colombia ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 867,790 791,501 667,054 936,392 820,678 ...
Denmark ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 564,475 561,012 599,556 628,782
Germany ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 932,352 1,111,577 1,087,842 1,056,809 1,018,006 ...
India ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 2,490,168 2,611,470 2,730,310 2,658,788 2,763,762 ... ...
Italy ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 541,528 556,565 563,948 601,921 608,052 ...
Mexico ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 205,715 211,553 211,898 233,161 212,092
Netherlands ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 257,254 263,718 252,119 224,007 203,364
Poland ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 627,647 584,310 555,091 557,119 549,815
South Korea ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 1,094,113 1,217,284 1,316,987 1,196,776 1,014,849
Turkey ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 2,116,896 2,413,600 2,311,297 2,709,403 2,881,643 ...
Ukraine ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 214,507 214,093 207,740 ... 226,385 ... ...
United Kingdom ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 1,840,245 1,793,894 1,699,442 1,749,314 1,751,252