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5. Prisons
5.3.2.1 Number of persons held in Prisons, Penal Institutions or Correctional Institutions, UNSENTENCED, for LESS than 12 months, of which: LESS than 6 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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Brazil201919,010 
Canada201884,752 
Chile20199,237 
Colombia201910,881 
Costa Rica20192,821 
Dominica2019100 
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El Salvador2019436 
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Guatemala20193,471 
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Mexico201827,801 
Nicaragua20192,402 
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Peru20198,645 
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Saint Lucia2019123 
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines2019204 
Suriname201947 
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