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05. Prisons
5.4.3 Mortality of persons held in Prisons, Penal Institutions or Correctional Institutions: Deaths due to natural causes
Total number of deaths due to natural causes, of persons held in Prisons, Penal institutions or Correctional institutions. Death due to natural causes is defined as death by causes that are primarily attributable to an illness or an internal malfunction of the body not directly influenced by external forces, for example death from age-associated diseases, heart attacks or complications from virus infections.

[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------ 
Argentina------ 
Bahamas20165 
Barbados20181 
Belize20180 
Bolivia------ 
Brazil2016494 
Canada------ 
Chile201851 
Colombia201899 
Costa Rica------ 
Dominica------ 
Dominican Republic20166 
Ecuador------ 
El Salvador201864 
Grenada20181 
Guatemala------ 
Guyana------ 
Haiti------ 
Honduras201832 
Jamaica201610 
Mexico2018386 
Nicaragua------ 
Panama201821 
Paraguay201636 
Peru2016229 
Saint Kitts and Nevis------ 
Saint Lucia20151 
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines20161 
Suriname20171 
Trinidad and Tobago------ 
United States20163,725 
Uruguay201810 
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).