Year

Introduction

Prison Insider’s 2020 country profile presents the legislative framework, the latest available data and events during that year. Prison Insider relies on its network of correspondents and other informants to publish information based on observations, scientific reports or identified events. This fact sheet is designed to be evolutive and to document both the legal principles and their implementation. Completing the report calls for everyone’s participation. Please share any relevant information with our editorial board.
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Country population

83,090,000

i
06/2019
/ Institute for Criminal Policy Research – World Prison Brief

Type of government

Federal parliamentary democracy

Human Development Index

0.936

(5/188)

i
2017
/ UNDP

Homicide rate (per 100,000 inhabitants)

1.2

i
2017
/ UNDP