Malawi: Imprisonment rate

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 Malawi

Number of prisoners per 100,000 people

 Latest value 79
 Year 2017
 Measure prisoners per 100,000 people
 Data availability 2003 - 2017
 Average 76
 Min - Max 70 - 80
 Source The UN office on drugs and crime
For that indicator, we provide data for Malawi from 2003 to 2017. The average value for Malawi during that period was 76 prisoners per 100,000 people with a minimum of 70 prisoners per 100,000 people in 2015 and a maximum of 80 prisoners per 100,000 people in 2007. The latest value from 2017 is 79 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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Definition: Number of prisoners per 100,000 people.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Imprisonment rate 79 2017 prisoners per 100,000 people
 Homicide rate 1.7 2012 homicides per 100,000 people
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