Prison population rates in Central America, by country

Prison population rates in Central America as of 2018, by country (in number of prisoners per 100,000 inhabitants)

Prison population rates in Central America, by country This statistic shows a ranking of Central American countries based on prison population rates as of 2018. The Central American nation with the highest prison population rate was El Salvador, with 614 prisoners per 100,000 inhabitants, followed by Panama with 390 prisoners per 100,000 people.
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Prison population rates in Central America as of 2018, by country (in number of prisoners per 100,000 inhabitants)

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Prisoners per 100,000 inhabitants
El Salvador614
Panama390
Costa Rica374
Belize356
Nicaragua238
Honduras208
Guatemala136
Prisoners per 100,000 inhabitants
El Salvador614
Panama390
Costa Rica374
Belize356
Nicaragua238
Honduras208
Guatemala136
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This statistic shows a ranking of Central American countries based on prison population rates as of 2018. The Central American nation with the highest prison population rate was El Salvador, with 614 prisoners per 100,000 inhabitants, followed by Panama with 390 prisoners per 100,000 people.
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