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05. Prisons
5.5.1.2 Total number of persons entering prisons, of which: UNSENTENCED
All persons entering Prisons, Penal institutions or Correctional institutions DURING THE COURSE OF THE YEAR, that are held untried, pre-trial or awaiting a first instance decision on their case from a competent authority regarding their conviction or acquittal. This includes persons entering Prisons, Penal institutions or Correctional institutions that occurred after the revocation, suspension or annulment of a conditional release or probation and entries that occurred due to transfers from a foreign country, that are held untried, pre-trial or awaiting a first instance decision. Entry following a period of authorised absence or temporary prison leave 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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Countries
 
    
Antigua and Barbuda------ 
Argentina------ 
Bahamas20191,458 
Barbados2017655 
Belize20191,049 
Bolivia------ 
Brazil2019229,823 
Canada20181,379 
Chile201939,940 
Colombia201914,155 
Costa Rica20194,733 
Dominica2019242 
Dominican Republic------ 
Ecuador------ 
El Salvador20158,063 
Grenada2019348 
Guatemala201911,529 
Guyana20191,987 
Haiti------ 
Honduras20178,303 
Jamaica2015738 
Mexico------ 
Nicaragua20195,799 
Panama------ 
Paraguay201911,440 
Peru201915,103 
Saint Kitts and Nevis------ 
Saint Lucia2019347 
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines2019473 
Suriname2019100 
Trinidad and Tobago------ 
United States201910,300,000 
Uruguay------ 
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).