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In 2001 the incarceration rate in China
was 111 per 100,000
(sentenced prisoners only).
also has a low incarceration rate with a total of 3774 inmates in the country.
Denmark has 59 people in prison for every 100,000 citizens.
62 violent crimes such as rape, murder, robbery, and aggravated assault
There were 322 Property Crimes reported.[when?]
England and Wales
Main article: Prison population of England and Wales
In 2006 the incarceration rate in England
was 139 persons imprisoned per 100,000
In 2006 the incarceration rate in Norway
, was 59 inmates per 100,000
In 2006 the incarceration rate in Australia
, was 163 prisoners per 100,000
The rate imprisonment in New Zealand in 2011 was 198 per 100,000
has one of the lowest incarceration rates with 281,000 prisoners in their jails.
This is a rate of just under 25 per 100,000; given a total population, 1,129,866,154.
India reported 1,764,630 crimes in 2007.
There were 236,313 assaults and 111,296 burglaries
. However most of the criminals are easily granted bail after committing crime and most of the cases are verdict pending. It would be number one if verdict is pronounced in all the pending cases.
Main articles: United States incarceration rate
and Incarceration in the United States
The United States' incarceration rate
is, according to 2009 figures, 743 persons imprisoned per 100,000
(as of 2009). The United States has 5% of the world's population and 25% of the world's incarcerated population