Hong Kong: Imprisonment rate

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 Hong Kong

Number of prisoners per 100,000 people

 Latest value 113
 Year 2017
 Measure prisoners per 100,000 people
 Data availability 2003 - 2017
 Average 150
 Min - Max 113 - 190
 Source The UN office on drugs and crime
For that indicator, we provide data for Hong Kong from 2003 to 2017. The average value for Hong Kong during that period was 150 prisoners per 100,000 people with a minimum of 113 prisoners per 100,000 people in 2017 and a maximum of 190 prisoners per 100,000 people in 2003. The latest value from 2017 is 113 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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Recent values chart
Hong Kong - Imprisonment rate - recent values

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Hong Kong - Imprisonment rate - historical chart - 2003-2017




Definition: Number of prisoners per 100,000 people.


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