India: Imprisonment rate

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 India

Number of prisoners per 100,000 people

 Latest value 32
 Year 2015
 Measure prisoners per 100,000 people
 Data availability 2002 - 2015
 Average 31
 Min - Max 28 - 32
 Source The UN office on drugs and crime
For that indicator, we provide data for India from 2002 to 2015. The average value for India during that period was 31 prisoners per 100,000 people with a minimum of 28 prisoners per 100,000 people in 2002 and a maximum of 32 prisoners per 100,000 people in 2005. The latest value from 2015 is 32 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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Recent values chart
India - Imprisonment rate - Recent values chart

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India - Imprisonment rate - historical chart - 2002-2015




Definition: Number of prisoners per 100,000 people.


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