Malaysia: Imprisonment rate

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 Malaysia

Number of prisoners per 100,000 people

 Latest value 175
 Year 2017
 Measure prisoners per 100,000 people
 Data availability 2004 - 2017
 Average 159
 Min - Max 133 - 188
 Source The UN office on drugs and crime
For that indicator, we provide data for Malaysia from 2004 to 2017. The average value for Malaysia during that period was 159 prisoners per 100,000 people with a minimum of 133 prisoners per 100,000 people in 2013 and a maximum of 188 prisoners per 100,000 people in 2007. The latest value from 2017 is 175 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.

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