Mauritania: Imprisonment rate

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 Mauritania

Number of prisoners per 100,000 people

 Latest value 45
 Year 2014
 Measure prisoners per 100,000 people
 Data availability 2003 - 2014
 Average 40
 Min - Max 26 - 47
 Source The UN office on drugs and crime
For that indicator, we provide data for Mauritania from 2003 to 2014. The average value for Mauritania during that period was 40 prisoners per 100,000 people with a minimum of 26 prisoners per 100,000 people in 2005 and a maximum of 47 prisoners per 100,000 people in 2010. The latest value from 2014 is 45 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.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Imprisonment rate 45 2014 prisoners per 100,000 people
 Homicide rate 10.2 2015 homicides per 100,000 people
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