SDG 16 · Indicator

Unsentenced detainees

% of prison population

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Unsentenced prisoners as a percentage of overall prison population. Persons held unsentenced or pre-trial refers to persons held in prisons, penal institutions or correctional institutions who are untried, pre-trial or awaiting a first instance decision on their case from a competent authority regarding their conviction or acquittal.

Long-Term Objective

The long-term objective for this indicator is a value of .



Unsentenced detainees