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5. Prisons
5.1.2b Adults Held in Prisons, Penal Institutions or Correctional Institutions (Females)
"FEMALE ADULTS HELD IN PRISONS" means the total number of Female 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: United Nations Survey on Crime Trends and Operations of Criminal Justice Systems (UN-CTS).]

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Antigua and Barbuda201217 
Argentina20203,568 
Bahamas201961 
Barbados201925 
Belize2019182 
Bolivia20191,275 
Brazil201937,197 
Canada20062,126 
Chile20193,998 
Colombia20198,757 
Costa Rica2019288 
Dominica20199 
Dominican Republic2016166 
Ecuador20192,612 
El Salvador20192,908 
Grenada20194 
Guatemala20192,821 
Guyana201955 
Haiti2013852 
Honduras20191,180 
Jamaica2019108 
Mexico201810,047 
Nicaragua2019637 
Panama2019994 
Paraguay2019885 
Peru20195,156 
Saint Kitts and Nevis201934 
Saint Lucia201911 
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines201927 
Suriname201961 
Trinidad and Tobago2015397 
United States2019208,100 
Uruguay2019631 
Venezuela20124,343 
Regions
 
    
01. Americas2012286,223 
02. Caribbean20121,579 
03. Central America20126,626 
04. North America2012213,586 
05. South America201260,308 
* Alertamerica adopts the use of commas to indicate figures un the thousands (1,000) while points signal decimals (10.5).