Central America: prison population rates 2019, by country

Prison population rates in Central America as of 2019, by country (in number of prisoners per 100,000 inhabitants)

by Marina Pasquali, last edited May 29, 2019
Central America: prison population rates 2019, by country This statistic shows a ranking of Central American countries based on prison population rates as of 2019. The Central American nation with the highest prison population rate was El Salvador, with 618 prisoners per 100,000 inhabitants, followed by Panama with 395 prisoners per 100,000 people.
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Prison population rates in Central America as of 2019, by country (in number of prisoners per 100,000 inhabitants)

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Prisoners per 100,000 inhabitants
El Salvador618
Panama395
Costa Rica374
Belize356
Nicaragua276
Honduras216
Guatemala143
Prisoners per 100,000 inhabitants
El Salvador618
Panama395
Costa Rica374
Belize356
Nicaragua276
Honduras216
Guatemala143
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by Marina Pasquali, last edited May 29, 2019
This statistic shows a ranking of Central American countries based on prison population rates as of 2019. The Central American nation with the highest prison population rate was El Salvador, with 618 prisoners per 100,000 inhabitants, followed by Panama with 395 prisoners per 100,000 people.
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