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5. Prisons
5.1.5.% Foreign citizens held in Prisons, Penal Institutions or Correctional Institutions (percentage)
It refers to the total number of “Foreign Citizens Held” as a PERCENTAGE of the total number of Persons Held in Prisons, Penal institutions or Correctional institutions [(Total Foreign Citizen held *100)/Total Persons held.]
“FOREIGN CITIZENS HELD” means the total number of persons (adults or juveniles) who do not have citizenship of your country (this excludes persons with dual-nationality), and is held in adult or juvenile 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: United Nations Survey on Crime Trends and Operations of Criminal Justice Systems (UN-CTS).]


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Countries
 
    
Antigua and Barbuda200753 
Argentina20196 
Bahamas201917 
Barbados20193 
Belize201925 
Bolivia20194 
Brazil20190 
Canada------ 
Chile20197 
Colombia20192 
Costa Rica201915 
Dominica20194 
Dominican Republic20166 
Ecuador20198 
El Salvador20191 
Grenada20193 
Guatemala20193 
Guyana20192 
Haiti------ 
Honduras20191 
Jamaica20191 
Mexico20181 
Nicaragua20191 
Panama20198 
Paraguay20195 
Peru20192 
Saint Kitts and Nevis20124 
Saint Lucia20194 
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines20193 
Suriname201911 
Trinidad and Tobago20151 
United States20197 
Uruguay20193 
Venezuela20114 
Regions
 
    
01. Americas20120 
02. Caribbean20120 
03. Central America20120 
04. North America20120 
05. South America20120 
* Alertamerica adopts the use of commas to indicate figures un the thousands (1,000) while points signal decimals (10.5).