10 Countries with Highest Number of Prisoners in the World 

Welcome to Legitexplore, today we bring to you the list of 10 Countries with Highest Number of Prisoners in the World. Since 2000, the world’s prison population has matched the growth of the overall population. 

Another way to examine countries’ criminal justice systems is to consider how many prisoners a country has as a percentage of the nation’s overall population.

Countries with Highest Number of Prisoners in the World 

The list of countries with highest number of prisoners in the world that you might be interested in, are listed below, there are:

  1. United States

Total Number of Prisoners: 2,068,800

  1. China

Total Number of Prisoners: 1,690,000

  1. Brazil
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Total Number of Prisoners: 811,707

  1. India

Total Number of Prisoners: 554,034

  1. Russia

Total Number of Prisoners: 471,490

  1. Thailand 

Total Number of Prisoners: 309,282

  1. Turkey

Total Number of Prisoners: 291,198

  1. Indonesia

Total Number of Prisoners: 266,259

  1. Mexico

Total Number of Prisoners: 220,866

  1. Iran

Total Number of Prisoners: 189,000

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