Canada: Imprisonment rate

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 Canada

Number of prisoners per 100,000 people

 Latest value 104
 Year 2016
 Measure prisoners per 100,000 people
 Data availability 2003 - 2016
 Average 113
 Min - Max 104 - 118
 Source The UN office on drugs and crime
For that indicator, we provide data for Canada from 2003 to 2016. The average value for Canada during that period was 113 prisoners per 100,000 people with a minimum of 104 prisoners per 100,000 people in 2016 and a maximum of 118 prisoners per 100,000 people in 2011. The latest value from 2016 is 104 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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Recent values chart
Canada - Imprisonment rate - Recent values chart

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Canada - Imprisonment rate - historical chart - 2003-2016




Definition: Number of prisoners per 100,000 people.


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