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5. Prisons
5.1.2 Adults held in Prisons, Penal Institutions or Correctional Institutions
"ADULTS HELD IN PRISONS" means the total number of adults held in Prisons, Penal Institutions or Correctional Institutions on a specified day, and should exclude non-criminal prisoners held for administrative purposes, including persons held pending investigation into their immigration status or foreign citizens without a legal right to stay.

[Source: Data are provided by Member States through the United Nations Survey on Crime Trends and Operations of Criminal Justice Systems (UN-CTS).]

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Countries
 
    
Antigua and Barbuda2020472 
Argentina202094,944 
Bahamas20201,431 
Barbados2020857 
Belize20201,823 
Bolivia201918,208 
Brazil2019755,274 
Canada201937,916 
Chile202041,945 
Colombia202096,285 
Costa Rica202015,495 
Dominica2020350 
Dominican Republic202027,056 
Ecuador202038,729 
El Salvador201938,115 
Grenada2020354 
Guatemala201925,436 
Guyana20201,867 
Haiti20139,904 
Honduras201921,625 
Jamaica20203,526 
Mexico2020209,768 
Nicaragua201917,723 
Panama202017,697 
Paraguay202013,833 
Peru202086,955 
Saint Kitts and Nevis2020195 
Saint Lucia2020508 
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines2020708 
Suriname2020803 
Trinidad and Tobago20157,299 
United States20201,672,700 
Uruguay202013,039 
Venezuela201248,262 
Regions
 
    
01. Americas20123,637,066 
02. Caribbean201246,582 
03. Central America201293,009 
04. North America20122,593,044 
05. South America2012901,219 
* Alertamerica adopts the use of commas to indicate figures un the thousands (1,000) while points signal decimals (10.5).