Switzerland: Imprisonment rate

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 Switzerland

Number of prisoners per 100,000 people

 Latest value 77
 Year 2017
 Measure prisoners per 100,000 people
 Data availability 2003 - 2017
 Average 76
 Min - Max 69 - 83
 Source The UN office on drugs and crime
For that indicator, we provide data for Switzerland from 2003 to 2017. The average value for Switzerland during that period was 76 prisoners per 100,000 people with a minimum of 69 prisoners per 100,000 people in 2008 and a maximum of 83 prisoners per 100,000 people in 2005. The latest value from 2017 is 77 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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Recent values chart
Switzerland - Imprisonment rate - recent values

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Switzerland - Imprisonment rate - historical chart - 2003-2017




Definition: Number of prisoners per 100,000 people.


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 Homicide rate 0.5 2017 homicides per 100,000 people
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