Countries with the largest share of female prisoners as of July 2018

Countries with the largest share of female prisoners as of July 2018

by Erin Duffin, last edited Apr 29, 2019
Countries with the largest share of female prisoners as of July 2018 The statistics show the countries with the largest share of female prisoners as of July 2018. Hong Kong had the largest share of female prisoners with about 20.8 percent of its detainees being women as of July 2018.
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Countries with the largest share of female prisoners as of July 2018

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Percentage of female prisoners
Hong Kong (China)20.8%
Monaco18.8%
Laos18.3%
Qatar14.7%
Macau (China)13.9%
Greenland (Denmark)13.8%
Kuwait13.8%
Thailand13.2%
Andorra12.8%
Liechtenstein12.5%
Myanmar (formerly Burma)12.3%
United Arab Emirates11.7%
French Guiana/Guyane (France)10.9%
South Sudan10.9%
Singapore10.5%
Guatemala10.5%
Vietnam10.1%
United States of America9.8%
El Salvador9.6%
Taiwan8.9%
Percentage of female prisoners
Hong Kong (China)20.8%
Monaco18.8%
Laos18.3%
Qatar14.7%
Macau (China)13.9%
Greenland (Denmark)13.8%
Kuwait13.8%
Thailand13.2%
Andorra12.8%
Liechtenstein12.5%
Myanmar (formerly Burma)12.3%
United Arab Emirates11.7%
French Guiana/Guyane (France)10.9%
South Sudan10.9%
Singapore10.5%
Guatemala10.5%
Vietnam10.1%
United States of America9.8%
El Salvador9.6%
Taiwan8.9%
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by Erin Duffin, last edited Apr 29, 2019
The statistics show the countries with the largest share of female prisoners as of July 2018. Hong Kong had the largest share of female prisoners with about 20.8 percent of its detainees being women as of July 2018.
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