Iran: Imprisonment rate

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 Iran

Number of prisoners per 100,000 people

 Latest value 283
 Year 2017
 Measure prisoners per 100,000 people
 Data availability 2004 - 2017
 Average 249
 Min - Max 192 - 293
 Source The UN office on drugs and crime
For that indicator, we provide data for Iran from 2004 to 2017. The average value for Iran during that period was 249 prisoners per 100,000 people with a minimum of 192 prisoners per 100,000 people in 2005 and a maximum of 293 prisoners per 100,000 people in 2011. The latest value from 2017 is 283 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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Iran - Imprisonment rate - Recent values chart

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Iran - Imprisonment rate - historical chart - 2004-2017




Definition: Number of prisoners per 100,000 people.


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 Imprisonment rate 283 2017 prisoners per 100,000 people
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