Brazil: Imprisonment rate

(measure: prisoners per 100,000 people; Source: The UN office on drugs and crime)
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Brazil: Number of prisoners per 100,000 people

, 2003 - 2017: For that indicator, we provide data for Brazil from 2003 to 2017. The average value for Brazil during that period was 260 prisoners per 100,000 people with a minimum of 155 prisoners per 100,000 people in 2003 and a maximum of 350 prisoners per 100,000 people in 2016. The latest value from 2017 is 335 prisoners per 100,000 people. For comparison, the world average in 2017 based on 146 countries is 182 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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Definition: Number of prisoners per 100,000 people.
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