Lesotho: Imprisonment rate

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 Lesotho

Number of prisoners per 100,000 people

 Latest value 98
 Year 2014
 Measure prisoners per 100,000 people
 Data availability 2005 - 2014
 Average 128
 Min - Max 98 - 146
 Source The UN office on drugs and crime
For that indicator, we provide data for Lesotho from 2005 to 2014. The average value for Lesotho during that period was 128 prisoners per 100,000 people with a minimum of 98 prisoners per 100,000 people in 2014 and a maximum of 146 prisoners per 100,000 people in 2007. The latest value from 2014 is 98 prisoners per 100,000 people. For comparison, the world average in 2014 based on 160 countries is 180 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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