These are the countries with the most prisoners in the world

21 July 2015

More than ten million people are imprisoned in penal institutions throughout the world. The reason for the prison should be the reformation of prisoners, which is not the case everywhere. There are prisons that are considered “church” and others characterized as worse than hell.

Study of statista shows the countries that have the most prisoners. USA have the preeminence as unfortunate in the country are imprisoned more than 2.2 million citizens. China comes second with 1.6 million prisoners and in the third position is Russia where in the prisons live more than 667,000 people.

  • USA – 2.217.000 Prisoners
    These are the countries with the most prisoners in the world-breaking news-people re-el magazineASSOCIATED PRESS
  • China – 1,657,812 prisoners
    These are the countries with the most prisoners in the world-breaking news-people re-el magazineTED ALJIBE via Getty Images
  • Russia – 667,000 prisoners
    These are the countries with the most prisoners in the world-breaking news-people re-el magazineASSOCIATED PRESS
  • Brazil – 607,000 prisoners
    These are the countries with the most prisoners in the world-breaking news-people re-el magazineMario Tama via Getty Images
  • India – 411.992 prisoners
    These are the countries with the most prisoners in the world-breaking news-people re-el magazine
  • Thailand – 304.916 prisoners
    These are the countries with the most prisoners in the world-breaking news-people re-el magazineTaylor Weidman via Getty Images
  • Mexico – 256.941 prisoners
    These are the countries with the most prisoners in the world-breaking news-people re-el magazineYURI CORTEZ via Getty Images
  • Iran – 225.624 prisoners
    These are the countries with the most prisoners in the world-breaking news-people re-el magazine
  • Indonesia – 167.163 prisoners
    These are the countries with the most prisoners in the world-breaking news-people re-el magazine
  • Turkey – 165.033 prisoners
    These are the countries with the most prisoners in the world-breaking news-people re-el magazine

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