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06. Prison System
13. Foreign Citizens held
“FOREIGN CITIZENS HELD” means the total number of persons (adults or juveniles) who do not have citizenship of your country and is held in adult or juvenile Prisons, Penal institutions or Correctional institutions on a specified day, and should exclude non-criminal prisoners held for administrative purposes, including persons held pending investigation into their immigration status or foreign citizens without a legal right to stay.
[Source: United Nations Survey on Crime Trends and Operations of Criminal Justice Systems (UN-CTS) 2016]

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Countries
 
    
Antigua and Barbuda2007114 
Argentina20133,436 
Bahamas2010281 
Barbados2014133 
Belize2012124 
Bolivia2012817 
Brazil20123,284 
Canada------ 
Chile20141,884 
Colombia2014703 
Costa Rica20131,989 
Dominica20121 
Dominican Republic20121,683 
Ecuador20141,809 
El Salvador2014435 
Grenada201416 
Guatemala------ 
Guyana201329 
Haiti------ 
Honduras2014167 
Jamaica201448 
Mexico20142,252 
Nicaragua2009230 
Panama20121,439 
Paraguay2014457 
Peru20141,832 
Saint Kitts and Nevis201215 
Saint Lucia201217 
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines201245 
Suriname------ 
Trinidad and Tobago201452 
United States2014115,000 
Uruguay2013239 
Venezuela20111,850 
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).