America's Prison Population, In Perspective


by SavvyRoo on Aug 5, 2015 | Views: 132 | Score: 0
Rest of the worldAmerica
% of total global population95.64.4
% of total global prison population78.421.6
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SavvyRoo
SavvyRoo on Aug 5, 2015 7:56 PM said:

America has the unfortunate record of having the highest rate of incarceration among developed nations. But how large, exactly, is our prison population in comparison to the rest of the world? Despite America containing less than five percent of the world's citizens, more than one in five prisoners are located in American prisons.