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06. Prison System
41. Official capacity of juvenile Prisons, Penal institutions or Correctional institutions
"OFFICIAL CAPACITY OF JUVENILE PRISONS, PENAL INSTITUTIONS OR CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTIONS" means the intended number of places available at juvenile Prisons, Penal institutions or Correctional institutions as at 31 December without overcrowding, excluding places/capacity used for detention of persons on the basis of immigration status.
[Source: United Nations Survey on Crime Trends and Operations of Criminal Justice Systems (UN-CTS) 2016]


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Countries
 
    
Antigua and Barbuda------ 
Argentina------ 
Bahamas20121,180 
Barbados201480 
Belize20061,500 
Bolivia------ 
Brazil201220,095 
Canada------ 
Chile20142,187 
Colombia20101,017 
Costa Rica2014388 
Dominica------ 
Dominican Republic2006448 
Ecuador2014554 
El Salvador2013560 
Grenada------ 
Guatemala2010571 
Guyana2008180 
Haiti------ 
Honduras2011224 
Jamaica20141,004 
Mexico20148,024 
Nicaragua------ 
Panama2009326 
Paraguay2008500 
Peru------ 
Saint Kitts and Nevis201330 
Saint Lucia------ 
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines20120 
Suriname------ 
Trinidad and Tobago2014225 
United States------ 
Uruguay2012360 
Venezuela------ 
Regions
 
    
01. Americas------ 
02. Caribbean------ 
03. Central America------ 
04. North America------ 
05. South America------ 
* Alertamerica adopts the use of commas to indicate figures un the thousands (1,000) while points signal decimals (10.5).