Prison capacity and number of persons held - Actual number of persons held in prison (per 100,000 inhabitants)

Based on a comparison of 33 countries in 2015, Lithuania ranked the highest in Prison capacity and number of persons held - Actual number of persons held in prison (per 100,000 inhabitants) with 252 persons followed by Latvia and Estonia. On the other end of the scale was Iceland with 47.2 persons, Denmark with 56.6 persons and Sweden with 56.9 persons.

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Countries Unit 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Albania persons   147 ... 165 ... ... ... ...
Austria persons   104 102 105 105 105    
Belgium persons   94.2 97.1 100 101 106 ...  
Bosnia and Herzegovina persons ... ... 71.4 71.7 ... ... ... ...
Bulgaria persons   121 126 134 130 121    
Croatia persons   113 120 119 111 102    
Cyprus persons   72.5 77.6 74.1 78.7 63.9    
Czech Republic persons   210 209 221 216 158    
Denmark persons   67.5 71.3 71.0 68.6 73.0    
Estonia persons   266 254 256 248 236    
Finland persons   67.4 62.9 60.8 61.2 60.7    
France persons   94.8 93.6 99.7 102 102    
Germany persons   88.2 86.6 86.7 85.3 82.2    
Hungary persons   154 163 172 173 180    
Iceland persons   46.3 52.6 47.1 47.9 47.2 ... ...
Ireland persons   85.6 94.9 92.2 93.6 89.0    
Italy persons   111 117 115 113 107    
Kosovo persons ... ... ... 80.3 ... ... ... ...
Latvia persons   326 320 316 299 254    
Liechtenstein persons   419 212 196 165 185    
Lithuania persons   272 291 325 324 312    
Luxembourg persons   142 136 124 127 122    
Malta persons   120 141 141 140 146    
Montenegro persons   243 235 214 215 171    
Netherlands persons   87.1 86.7 83.9 80.5 75.8    
Norway persons   69.6 73.4 78.6 81.3 76.6 ... ...
Poland persons   225 217 218 225 211    
Portugal persons   107 112 123 132 139    
Romania persons   131 132 143 158 167    
Serbia persons   150 153 153 142 140    
Slovakia persons   173 186 195 201 180    
Slovenia persons   67.2 66.0 62.1 67.0 66.1    
Spain persons   165 159 151 147 143    
Sweden persons   78.7 73.3 70.8 66.4 59.9    
Switzerland persons   72.8 74.0 71.5 76.7 82.8    
Turkey persons ... 163 167 174 182 192   ...