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5. Prisons
5.2.1.% Persons held in Prisons, Penal Institutions or Correctional Institutions, UNSENTENCED (Males and Females) (percentage)
Total number of "Persons Held Unsentenced" as a PERCENTAGE of the total number or persons held in Prisons, Penal Institutions or Correctional Institutions [Persons Held Unsentenced (%) = TNPU*100 /TNPH, where TNPU= total number of persons held unsentenced, and TNPH= total number or persons held in Prisons, Penal Institutions or Correctional Institutions.]

"PERSONS HELD UNSENTENCED" refers to persons held in adult and/or juvenile Prisons, Penal institutions or Correctional institutions who are untried, pre-trial or awaiting a first instance decision on their case from a competent authority regarding their conviction or acquittal.
INCLUSIONS: Persons held before and during the trial should be included.
EXCLUSIONS: Sentenced persons held awaiting the outcome of an appeal in respect of verdict or sentence or who are within the statutory limits for appealing their sentence should be excluded.

[Source: United Nations Survey on Crime Trends and Operations of Criminal Justice Systems (UN-CTS).]


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Antigua and Barbuda201255 
Argentina201943 
Bahamas201959 
Barbados201994 
Belize201953 
Bolivia201964 
Brazil201930 
Canada201840 
Chile201933 
Colombia201933 
Costa Rica201922 
Dominica201959 
Dominican Republic201666 
Ecuador201937 
El Salvador201927 
Grenada201922 
Guatemala201945 
Guyana201936 
Haiti201373 
Honduras201956 
Jamaica201929 
Mexico201836 
Nicaragua201921 
Panama201942 
Paraguay201975 
Peru201937 
Saint Kitts and Nevis201949 
Saint Lucia201966 
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines201957 
Suriname201927 
Trinidad and Tobago201570 
United States201924 
Uruguay201922 
Venezuela201266 
Regions
 
    
01. Americas201226 
02. Caribbean201246 
03. Central America201240 
04. North America201222 
05. South America201237 
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