By Walmsley, Roy.
King's College London. International Centre for Prison Studies (London, England).
The number of prisoners held in 218 independent countries and dependent territories is reported. Over 10.1 million people are incarcerated, with 23% held in the Unites States. The U.S. has the highest prison population rate of 743 per 100,000 of its national population followed by Rwanda (595 per 100,000). Rates below 150 per 100,000 are experienced by 54% of the countries reviewed.... Read More