The Guilfordian

U.S. Incarceration Rate Second Highest in World

Madison Ward and Roman Raies

December 7, 2018


Filed under In Print, World & Nation

The U.S. has the one of the highest rates of incarceration in the world. According to the 2015 World Prison Population List from the Institute for Criminal Policy Research, the U.S. incarcerates 698 people per 100,000, a rate higher than every other country other than Seychelles. In 2015, the U.S....