Thursday, August 09, 2007

Worldwide Prison Population Rate

Worldwide statistics from Feb. 2005 show the prison population rate of the U.S. is 25% higher than the next highest rated countries of Russia, Belarus and Bermuda (UK)...Bermuda??? They were tied for

Thanks to MetaFilter by shothotbot for inspiring post and helpful links to prison statistics.
Thanks to Many-Eyes for the visualization capabilities and to King's College London; International Centre for Prison Studies for the data source.

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