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06. Prison System
04. Adults Held in Prisons (Females)
FEMALE ADULTS HELD IN PRISONS" means the total number of Female Adults held in 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 Barbuda201217 
Argentina20132,939 
Bahamas201296 
Barbados201435 
Belize201242 
Bolivia20121,724 
Brazil201235,039 
Canada20062,126 
Chile20143,607 
Colombia20147,948 
Costa Rica2014755 
Dominica20124 
Dominican Republic2012668 
Ecuador20141,626 
El Salvador20142,714 
Grenada20141 
Guatemala20131,293 
Guyana201370 
Haiti2013852 
Honduras2014578 
Jamaica2014140 
Mexico201411,925 
Nicaragua2011329 
Panama20141,051 
Paraguay2014778 
Peru20144,372 
Saint Kitts and Nevis20132 
Saint Lucia20128 
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines201212 
Suriname------ 
Trinidad and Tobago201489 
United States2014213,000 
Uruguay2014565 
Venezuela20124,343 
Regions
 
    
01. Americas2012286,223 
02. Caribbean20121,579 
03. Central America20126,626 
04. North America2012213,586 
05. South America201260,308 
* Alertamerica adopts the use of commas to indicate figures un the thousands (1,000) while points signal decimals (10.5).