SDG 16 · Indicator
per 100,000 persons
Ratings provide a visual representation of a country’s performance on the indicator.
Significant challenges remain
Major challenges remain
As per UN-CTS definition, prison population is composed of Persons Held in Prisons, Penal Institutions or Correctional Institutions. It refers to persons held on a specified day and it should exclude non-criminal prisoners held for administrative purposes, for example, persons held pending investigation into their immigration status or foreign citizens without a legal right to stay. Latest year available (2013-2018)
The long-term objective for this indicator is a value of .
UNDP (Human Development Data)/UNODC