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5. Prisons
5.3.1 Number of persons held in Prisons, Penal Institutions or Correctional Institutions, UNSENTENCED, for MORE than 12 months
5.3.1 Number of persons held in Prisons, Penal Institutions or Correctional Institutions, UNSENTENCED, for MORE than 12 months

"PERSONS HELD UNSENTENCED" 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).]




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Antigua and Barbuda------ 
Argentina202024,842 
Bahamas------ 
Barbados2016306 
Belize2019155 
Bolivia------ 
Brazil2019321,211 
Canada20181,458 
Chile20191,452 
Colombia201920,660 
Costa Rica20191,447 
Dominica201968 
Dominican Republic------ 
Ecuador------ 
El Salvador20193,073 
Grenada------ 
Guatemala201919,539 
Guyana2019467 
Haiti------ 
Honduras------ 
Jamaica------ 
Mexico201818,566 
Nicaragua2019207 
Panama------ 
Paraguay------ 
Peru201919,312 
Saint Kitts and Nevis------ 
Saint Lucia2019174 
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines201985 
Suriname201992 
Trinidad and Tobago------ 
United States------ 
Uruguay------ 
Venezuela------ 
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01. Americas------ 
02. Caribbean------ 
03. Central America------ 
04. North America------ 
05. South America------ 
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