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06. Prison System
24. Persons sentenced for Homicide (Males, percentage)
"PERSONS SENTENCED FOR HOMICIDE (MALES, PERCENTAGE)" means the total of Male persons who received a sentence for Homicide and is held in adult and/or juvenile prisons, penal institutions or correctional institutions, for that sentence, as a PERCENTAGE of the total of sentenced Male persons held [(Male persons sentenced for Homicide * 100) / Total of sentenced Male persons held].
"SENTENCED MALE PERSONS HELD" refers to Male persons held in adult and/or juvenile Prisons, Penal institutions or Correctional institutions after a first instance decision or a final decision on their case has been made by a competent authority. This includes sentenced Male persons with a final decision, Male persons held who are awaiting the outcome of an appeal in respect of verdict or sentence or who are within the statutory limits for appealing, and Male persons held who have been convicted but who have not received a sentence yet.
[Source: United Nations Survey on Crime Trends and Operations of Criminal Justice Systems (UN-CTS) 2016]


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Countries
 
    
Antigua and Barbuda------ 
Argentina20031 
Bahamas------ 
Barbados20122 
Belize------ 
Bolivia------ 
Brazil201212 
Canada------ 
Chile20147 
Colombia201419 
Costa Rica20121 
Dominica------ 
Dominican Republic------ 
Ecuador20149 
El Salvador20140 
Grenada------ 
Guatemala------ 
Guyana------ 
Haiti------ 
Honduras------ 
Jamaica------ 
Mexico20122 
Nicaragua------ 
Panama201222 
Paraguay20128 
Peru20142 
Saint Kitts and Nevis------ 
Saint Lucia------ 
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines------ 
Suriname------ 
Trinidad and Tobago20140 
United States20138 
Uruguay201012 
Venezuela------ 
Regions
 
    
01. Americas20120 
02. Caribbean20120 
03. Central America20120 
04. North America20120 
05. South America20120 
* Alertamerica adopts the use of commas to indicate figures un the thousands (1,000) while points signal decimals (10.5).