August 3, 2020

China, Russia, USA Among Countries With Highest Prison Population

Below is a visualization of the prison population (total and per capita) in a number of countries. (Source: International Center for Prison Studies)

Source: International Center for Prison Studies
CountryPrison PopulationPrisoners RateJail Occupancy
India33211230139%
Nigeria4044430101.50%
Japan7905262105.90%
Norway30486692.10%
Finland395475112.40%
Sweden745082102.70%
Switzerland61118393.40%
France5200985109.90%
Turkey654589177.40%
Belgium959791110.60%
Germany771669496.50%
Italy61721104131.50%
Austria8766105107.20%
China15484981180%
Portugal12765120103.70%
Australia25790125105.90%
Netherlands2101312895.60%
Kenya47036130284.30%
Spain63991144129.50%
United Kingdom80002148112.70%
Brazil371482193150.90%
Mexico214450196133.90%
Poland89546235124.40%
South Africa158501334138.60%
Ukraine162602350101.30%
Russia87416161579.50%
United States2193798737107.60%

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