World Prison Population List|Tenth edition
By Walmsley, Roy.
International Centre for Prison Studies (ICPS) (London, England).
"This tenth edition of the World Prison Population List gives details of the number of prisoners held in 222 independent countries and dependent territories. It shows the differences in the level of imprisonment across the world and makes possible an estimate of the world prison population total. The information is the latest available at the beginning of October" (p. 1). There are more than 10.2 million people incarcerated throughout the world. The U.S. has the highest prison population rate in... Read More