South America: prison population rates 2019, by country

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

by Marina Pasquali, last edited May 29, 2019
South America: prison population rates 2019, by country This statistic shows a ranking of South American countries based on prison population rates as of 2019. The South American nation with the highest prison population rate was Brazil, with 333 prisoners per 100,000 inhabitants, followed by Uruguay, with 321 prisoners per 100,000 people.
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Prison population rates in South America as of 2019, by country (in number of prisoners per 100,000 inhabitants)

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