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05. 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 Barbuda------ 
Argentina2016267 
Bahamas20165 
Barbados20181 
Belize20180 
Bolivia------ 
Brazil2016867 
Canada2017111 
Chile2018122 
Colombia2018185 
Costa Rica201633 
Dominica------ 
Dominican Republic201674 
Ecuador------ 
El Salvador201871 
Grenada20181 
Guatemala------ 
Guyana20158 
Haiti------ 
Honduras201844 
Jamaica201614 
Mexico2018616 
Nicaragua------ 
Panama201825 
Paraguay201651 
Peru2017269 
Saint Kitts and Nevis------ 
Saint Lucia------ 
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines20161 
Suriname20162 
Trinidad and Tobago201515 
United States20165,188 
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).