Mozambique: Imprisonment rate

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 Mozambique

Number of prisoners per 100,000 people

 Latest value 61
 Year 2017
 Measure prisoners per 100,000 people
 Data availability 2004 - 2017
 Average 83
 Min - Max 57 - 149
 Source The UN office on drugs and crime
For that indicator, we provide data for Mozambique from 2004 to 2017. The average value for Mozambique during that period was 83 prisoners per 100,000 people with a minimum of 57 prisoners per 100,000 people in 2014 and a maximum of 149 prisoners per 100,000 people in 2009. The latest value from 2017 is 61 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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Mozambique - Imprisonment rate - Recent values chart

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Mozambique - Imprisonment rate - historical chart - 2004-2017




Definition: Number of prisoners per 100,000 people.

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