America, the home of the…incarcerated.


From nationmaster.com is the following data regarding prisoners per capita in the world by country…Is there something wrong with this picture???  No country is even close to the U.S..

Rank Countries  Amount 
# 1   United States: 715 per 100,000 people
# 2   Russia: 584 per 100,000 people
# 3   Belarus: 554 per 100,000 people
# 4   Palau: 523 per 100,000 people
# 5   Belize: 459 per 100,000 people
# 6   Suriname: 437 per 100,000 people
# 7   Dominica: 420 per 100,000 people
# 8   Ukraine: 416 per 100,000 people
# 9   Bahamas, The: 410 per 100,000 people
# 10   South Africa: 402 per 100,000 people
# 11   Kyrgyzstan: 390 per 100,000 people
# 12   Singapore: 388 per 100,000 people
# 13   Kazakhstan: 386 per 100,000 people
# 14   Barbados: 367 per 100,000 people
# 15   Panama: 354 per 100,000 people
# 16   Trinidad and Tobago: 351 per 100,000 people
# 17   Thailand: 340 per 100,000 people
= 18   Latvia: 339 per 100,000 people
= 18   Estonia: 339 per 100,000 people
# 20   Saint Kitts and Nevis: 338 per 100,000 people
# 21   Grenada: 333 per 100,000 people
# 22   Botswana: 327 per 100,000 people
# 23   Swaziland: 324 per 100,000 people
# 24   Mongolia: 303 per 100,000 people
# 25   Antigua and Barbuda: 278 per 100,000 people
# 26   Saint Vincent and the Grenadines: 270 per 100,000 people
# 27   Namibia: 267 per 100,000 people
# 28   Tunisia: 253 per 100,000 people
# 29   Taiwan: 250 per 100,000 people
# 30   Saint Lucia: 243 per 100,000 people
# 31   Lithuania: 234 per 100,000 people
# 32   Costa Rica: 229 per 100,000 people
# 33   Iran: 226 per 100,000 people
# 34   Mauritius: 214 per 100,000 people
# 35   Poland: 210 per 100,000 people
# 36   Uruguay: 209 per 100,000 people
# 37   Seychelles: 207 per 100,000 people
# 38   Chile: 204 per 100,000 people
# 39   Azerbaijan: 198 per 100,000 people
# 40   Romania: 193 per 100,000 people
# 41   Uzbekistan: 184 per 100,000 people
# 42   Czech Republic: 178 per 100,000 people
= 43   Jamaica: 176 per 100,000 people
= 43   Morocco: 176 per 100,000 people
# 45   Guyana: 175 per 100,000 people
# 46   Israel: 174 per 100,000 people
# 47   Libya: 173 per 100,000 people
# 48   Honduras: 172 per 100,000 people
= 49   Brazil: 169 per 100,000 people
= 49   Mexico: 169 per 100,000 people
= 51   Hungary: 165 per 100,000 people
= 51   Slovakia: 165 per 100,000 people
= 53   Malaysia: 161 per 100,000 people
= 53   Tajikistan: 161 per 100,000 people
# 55   New Zealand: 160 per 100,000 people
# 56   El Salvador: 158 per 100,000 people
# 57   Dominican Republic: 157 per 100,000 people
# 58   Bahrain: 155 per 100,000 people
# 59   Georgia: 148 per 100,000 people
# 60   Lebanon: 146 per 100,000 people
# 61   Spain: 144 per 100,000 people
= 62   Nicaragua: 143 per 100,000 people
= 62   Lesotho: 143 per 100,000 people
= 64   Portugal: 130 per 100,000 people
= 64   Madagascar: 130 per 100,000 people
= 66   Burundi: 129 per 100,000 people
= 66   Cameroon: 129 per 100,000 people
# 68   Bulgaria: 127 per 100,000 people
# 69   Colombia: 126 per 100,000 people
# 70   Zambia: 121 per 100,000 people
# 71   China: 119 per 100,000 people
# 72   Fiji: 117 per 100,000 people
= 73   Australia: 116 per 100,000 people
= 73   Canada: 116 per 100,000 people
= 73   Tanzania: 116 per 100,000 people
# 76   Netherlands: 112 per 100,000 people
= 77   Kenya: 111 per 100,000 people
= 77   Luxembourg: 111 per 100,000 people
= 79   Central African Republic: 110 per 100,000 people
= 79   Saudi Arabia: 110 per 100,000 people
= 79   Algeria: 110 per 100,000 people
# 82   Rwanda: 109 per 100,000 people
# 83   Argentina: 107 per 100,000 people
= 84   Tonga: 106 per 100,000 people
= 84   Jordan: 106 per 100,000 people
= 86   Sri Lanka: 105 per 100,000 people
= 86   Albania: 105 per 100,000 people
# 88   Peru: 104 per 100,000 people
= 89   Bolivia: 102 per 100,000 people
= 89   Kuwait: 102 per 100,000 people
= 91   Italy: 100 per 100,000 people
= 91   Austria: 100 per 100,000 people
# 93   Germany: 96 per 100,000 people
= 94   France: 95 per 100,000 people
= 94   Qatar: 95 per 100,000 people
# 96   Philippines: 94 per 100,000 people
# 97   Syria: 93 per 100,000 people
= 98   Armenia: 92 per 100,000 people
= 98   Turkey: 92 per 100,000 people
# 100   Andorra: 90 per 100,000 people
# 101   Belgium: 88 per 100,000 people
= 102   Yemen: 83 per 100,000 people
= 102   Greece: 83 per 100,000 people
= 104   Oman: 81 per 100,000 people
= 104   Benin: 81 per 100,000 people
# 106   Sao Tome and Principe: 79 per 100,000 people
# 107   Venezuela: 76 per 100,000 people
= 108   Sweden: 75 per 100,000 people
= 108   Paraguay: 75 per 100,000 people
= 110   Switzerland: 72 per 100,000 people
= 110   Malta: 72 per 100,000 people
= 110   Denmark: 72 per 100,000 people
= 113   Vietnam: 71 per 100,000 people
= 113   Finland: 71 per 100,000 people
# 115   Malawi: 70 per 100,000 people
# 116   Guatemala: 68 per 100,000 people
# 117   Papua New Guinea: 66 per 100,000 people
= 118   Croatia: 64 per 100,000 people
= 118   Norway: 64 per 100,000 people
# 120   Djibouti: 61 per 100,000 people
= 121   Slovenia: 59 per 100,000 people
= 121   Pakistan: 59 per 100,000 people
= 121   Ecuador: 59 per 100,000 people
= 124   Tuvalu: 56 per 100,000 people
= 124   Kiribati: 56 per 100,000 people
= 126   Japan: 54 per 100,000 people
= 126   Senegal: 54 per 100,000 people
= 128   Liechtenstein: 53 per 100,000 people
= 128   Haiti: 53 per 100,000 people
# 130   Ghana: 52 per 100,000 people
= 131   Bangladesh: 50 per 100,000 people
= 131   Mozambique: 50 per 100,000 people
= 131   Cyprus: 50 per 100,000 people
= 134   Mauritania: 48 per 100,000 people
= 134   Nauru: 48 per 100,000 people
= 136   Chad: 46 per 100,000 people
= 136   Togo: 46 per 100,000 people
# 138   Cambodia: 45 per 100,000 people
= 139   Marshall Islands: 44 per 100,000 people
= 139   Angola: 44 per 100,000 people
= 139   Vanuatu: 44 per 100,000 people
# 142   Iceland: 40 per 100,000 people
# 143   Monaco: 39 per 100,000 people
= 144   Congo, Democratic Republic of the: 38 per 100,000 people
= 144   Indonesia: 38 per 100,000 people
# 146   Guinea: 37 per 100,000 people
= 147   Mali: 34 per 100,000 people
= 147   Micronesia, Federated States of: 34 per 100,000 people
# 149   Nigeria: 33 per 100,000 people
# 150   Gambia, The: 32 per 100,000 people
# 151   Solomon Islands: 31 per 100,000 people
= 152   Nepal: 29 per 100,000 people
= 152   India: 29 per 100,000 people
# 154   Burkina Faso: 23 per 100,000 people
= 155   United Arab Emirates: 0 per 100,000 people
= 155   Comoros: 0 per 100,000 people
= 155   Ethiopia: 0 per 100,000 people
= 155   Uganda: 0 per 100,000 people
= 155   Egypt: 0 per 100,000 people
= 155   Sudan: 0 per 100,000 people
= 155   Cuba: 0 per 100,000 people
= 155   Turkmenistan: 0 per 100,000 people
= 155   Niger: 0 per 100,000 people
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One response to “America, the home of the…incarcerated.”

  1. chetmolandes says :

    Reblogged this on The Socialist News and commented:
    So sad…..CM

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