Denmark: Imprisonment rate

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 Denmark

Number of prisoners per 100,000 people

 Latest value 63
 Year 2017
 Measure prisoners per 100,000 people
 Data availability 2003 - 2017
 Average 67
 Min - Max 57 - 75
 Source The UN office on drugs and crime
For that indicator, we provide data for Denmark from 2003 to 2017. The average value for Denmark during that period was 67 prisoners per 100,000 people with a minimum of 57 prisoners per 100,000 people in 2015 and a maximum of 75 prisoners per 100,000 people in 2005. The latest value from 2017 is 63 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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Denmark - Imprisonment rate - recent values

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Denmark - Imprisonment rate - historical chart - 2003-2017




Definition: Number of prisoners per 100,000 people.


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