United Kingdom: Imprisonment rate

(measure: prisoners per 100,000 people; Source: The UN office on drugs and crime)
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United Kingdom: Number of prisoners per 100,000 people, 2003 - 2017:

For that indicator, we provide data for the United Kingdom from 2003 to 2017. The average value for the United Kingdom during that period was 144 prisoners per 100,000 people with a minimum of 113 prisoners per 100,000 people in 2003 and a maximum of 359 prisoners per 100,000 people in 2016. The latest value from 2017 is 143 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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