China: Imprisonment rate

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 China

Number of prisoners per 100,000 people

 Latest value 111
 Year 2016
 Measure prisoners per 100,000 people
 Data availability 2003 - 2016
 Average 120
 Min - Max 111 - 123
 Source The UN office on drugs and crime
For that indicator, we provide data for China from 2003 to 2016. The average value for China during that period was 120 prisoners per 100,000 people with a minimum of 111 prisoners per 100,000 people in 2016 and a maximum of 123 prisoners per 100,000 people in 2010. The latest value from 2016 is 111 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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Definition: Number of prisoners per 100,000 people.

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