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06. Prison System
10. Persons Held Unsentenced or in Pre-trial detention
"PERSONS HELD UNSENTENCED OR IN PRE-TRIAL DETENTION" refers to persons held in adult and/or juvenile Prisons, Penal institutions or Correctional institutions who are untried, pre-trial or awaiting a first instance decision on their case from a competent authority regarding their conviction or acquittal.
INCLUSIONS: Persons held before and during the trial should be included.
EXCLUSIONS: Sentenced persons held awaiting the outcome of an appeal in respect of verdict or sentence or who are within the statutory limits for appealing their sentence should be excluded.
[Source: United Nations Survey on Crime Trends and Operations of Criminal Justice Systems (UN-CTS) 2016]


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Countries
 
    
Antigua and Barbuda2012198 
Argentina201331,961 
Bahamas2011611 
Barbados2014363 
Belize2012531 
Bolivia201312,304 
Brazil2012195,036 
Canada201312,033 
Chile201411,978 
Colombia201438,097 
Costa Rica20142,942 
Dominica201270 
Dominican Republic201213,040 
Ecuador20149,518 
El Salvador20145,785 
Grenada201478 
Guatemala20139,035 
Guyana2013711 
Haiti20137,190 
Honduras20146,948 
Jamaica2014804 
Mexico2014112,524 
Nicaragua20101,434 
Panama20129,629 
Paraguay20148,182 
Peru201437,109 
Saint Kitts and Nevis201394 
Saint Lucia2012232 
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines2012126 
Suriname2009458 
Trinidad and Tobago20142,025 
United States2014467,500 
Uruguay20146,254 
Venezuela201231,852 
Regions
 
    
01. Americas2012947,554 
02. Caribbean201221,576 
03. Central America201237,608 
04. North America2012558,681 
05. South America2012329,689 
* Alertamerica adopts the use of commas to indicate figures un the thousands (1,000) while points signal decimals (10.5).