Nicaragua: Imprisonment rate

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 Nicaragua

Number of prisoners per 100,000 people

 Latest value 176
 Year 2014
 Measure prisoners per 100,000 people
 Data availability 2004 - 2014
 Average 122
 Min - Max 103 - 176
 Source The UN office on drugs and crime
For that indicator, we provide data for Nicaragua from 2004 to 2014. The average value for Nicaragua during that period was 122 prisoners per 100,000 people with a minimum of 103 prisoners per 100,000 people in 2005 and a maximum of 176 prisoners per 100,000 people in 2014. The latest value from 2014 is 176 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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Nicaragua - Imprisonment rate - Recent values chart

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Nicaragua - Imprisonment rate - historical chart - 2004-2014




Definition: Number of prisoners per 100,000 people.


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 Homicide rate 7.4 2016 homicides per 100,000 people
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