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06. Criminal Justice System Personnel & Capacity
6.4.1 Prison Staff
“Prison Staff" means all individuals (Males & Females) employed in Prisons, Penal Institutions or Correctional Institutions as at 31 December, including management, treatment, custodial and other (maintenance, food service etc.) personnel.

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


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Antigua and Barbuda------ 
Argentina201952,922 
Bahamas2019700 
Barbados2019376 
Belize2019243 
Bolivia20131,429 
Brazil------ 
Canada201828,874 
Chile201922,410 
Colombia20191,404 
Costa Rica20191,407 
Dominica201968 
Dominican Republic2011288 
Ecuador20131,558 
El Salvador20193,798 
Grenada2019160 
Guatemala201942,263 
Guyana2017510 
Haiti20091,130 
Honduras20192,370 
Jamaica20152,183 
Mexico201740,512 
Nicaragua20192,249 
Panama20191,620 
Paraguay20191,880 
Peru20179,784 
Saint Kitts and Nevis201050 
Saint Lucia2019208 
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines2019139 
Suriname------ 
Trinidad and Tobago20152,781 
United States2006689,001 
Uruguay20123,004 
Venezuela------ 
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02. Caribbean------ 
03. Central America------ 
04. North America------ 
05. South America------ 
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