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06. Prison System
25. Persons sentenced for Homicide (Females)
"PERSONS SENTENCED FOR HOMICIDE (FEMALES)" means the total number of Female persons who received a sentence for Homicide and is held in adult and/or juvenile Prisons, Penal institutions or Correctional institutions, for that sentence.
“SENTENCED FEMALE PERSONS HELD" refers to Female 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 Female persons with a final decision and Female 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 Female 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------ 
Argentina2011406 
Bahamas------ 
Barbados20120 
Belize------ 
Bolivia------ 
Brazil20121,699 
Canada------ 
Chile2014136 
Colombia2014715 
Costa Rica201210 
Dominica------ 
Dominican Republic------ 
Ecuador201480 
El Salvador201310 
Grenada------ 
Guatemala------ 
Guyana------ 
Haiti------ 
Honduras------ 
Jamaica------ 
Mexico2012180 
Nicaragua------ 
Panama2012103 
Paraguay201255 
Peru201479 
Saint Kitts and Nevis------ 
Saint Lucia------ 
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines------ 
Suriname------ 
Trinidad and Tobago20140 
United States201310,300 
Uruguay2010139 
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).