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05. Prisons
5.4.2 Mortality of persons held in Prisons, Penal Institutions or Correctional Institutions:
Total number of deaths due to external causes, of persons held in Prisons, Penal institutions or Correctional institutions. Death due to external causes is defined as death caused by environmental events or by circumstances suggestive of environmental causes, including death due to intentional injury, such as homicide or suicide, and death caused by unintentional injury in an accidental manner. Deaths due to acute alcohol or drugs intoxication should be included. Persons sentenced to death by a competent authority and who were executed on the basis of a legal ruling while in prison should be excluded.

[Source: Definitions are 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 
Bahamas20160 
Barbados20180 
Belize20141 
Bolivia------ 
Brazil2016373 
Canada------ 
Chile201871 
Colombia201886 
Costa Rica201626 
Dominica20182 
Dominican Republic201813 
Ecuador------ 
El Salvador20187 
Grenada20180 
Guatemala------ 
Guyana201620 
Haiti------ 
Honduras201812 
Jamaica20152 
Mexico2018230 
Nicaragua------ 
Panama20184 
Paraguay201615 
Peru20169 
Saint Kitts and Nevis------ 
Saint Lucia------ 
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines20160 
Suriname------ 
Trinidad and Tobago20150 
United States20161,033 
Uruguay201827 
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).