Cameroon: Imprisonment rate

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 Cameroon

Number of prisoners per 100,000 people

 Latest value 114
 Year 2015
 Measure prisoners per 100,000 people
 Data availability 2002 - 2015
 Average 115
 Min - Max 106 - 125
 Source The UN office on drugs and crime
For that indicator, we provide data for Cameroon from 2002 to 2015. The average value for Cameroon during that period was 115 prisoners per 100,000 people with a minimum of 106 prisoners per 100,000 people in 2012 and a maximum of 125 prisoners per 100,000 people in 2005. The latest value from 2015 is 114 prisoners per 100,000 people. For comparison, the world average in 2015 based on 122 countries is 162 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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Cameroon - Imprisonment rate - recent values

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Cameroon - Imprisonment rate - historical chart - 2002-2015




Definition: Number of prisoners per 100,000 people.


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