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5. Prisons
5.4.1 Mortality of persons held in Prisons, Penal Institutions or Correctional Institutions: total number of deaths
Total number of deaths of persons held in Prisons, Penal institutions or Correctional institutions. Total number of deaths corresponds to the sum of Deaths due to external causes + Deaths due to natural causes, according to the definitions provided by the United Nations Survey on Crime Trends and Operations of Criminal Justice Systems (UN-CTS).

Data are provided by Member States also through the very same UN-CTS.


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Antigua and Barbuda20200 
Argentina2020360 
Bahamas20205 
Barbados20200 
Belize20191 
Bolivia------ 
Brazil2016867 
Canada2019106 
Chile2020160 
Colombia2020129 
Costa Rica201633 
Dominica20201 
Dominican Republic202072 
Ecuador2020152 
El Salvador201874 
Grenada20181 
Guatemala------ 
Guyana202010 
Haiti------ 
Honduras201844 
Jamaica202013 
Mexico20201,106 
Nicaragua------ 
Panama201825 
Paraguay202047 
Peru2017269 
Saint Kitts and Nevis------ 
Saint Lucia20201 
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines20200 
Suriname20202 
Trinidad and Tobago201515 
United States20195,443 
Uruguay201837 
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).