Bahamas: Imprisonment rate

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 Bahamas

Number of prisoners per 100,000 people

 Latest value 442
 Year 2016
 Measure prisoners per 100,000 people
 Data availability 2004 - 2016
 Average 501
 Min - Max 352 - 880
 Source The UN office on drugs and crime
For that indicator, we provide data for the Bahamas from 2004 to 2016. The average value for the Bahamas during that period was 501 prisoners per 100,000 people with a minimum of 352 prisoners per 100,000 people in 2009 and a maximum of 880 prisoners per 100,000 people in 2005. The latest value from 2016 is 442 prisoners per 100,000 people. For comparison, the world average in 2016 based on 89 countries is 197 prisoners per 100,000 people. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Bahamas - Imprisonment rate - Recent values chart

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Bahamas - Imprisonment rate - historical chart - 2004-2016




Definition: Number of prisoners per 100,000 people.


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