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NCJ Number: 156505 Find in a Library
Title: Council of Europe Annual Penal Statistics SPACE: 1992 Survey
Journal: Penological Information Bulletin  Issue:18  Dated:(December 1993)  Pages:complete issue
Corporate Author: Council of Europe
Date Published: 1993
Page Count: 45
Sponsoring Agency: Council of Europe
F-67075 Strasbourg, France
Type: Statistics
Format: Article
Language: English; French
Country: France
Annotation: Statistics on prison populations, committal flow, length of imprisonment, and inmate suicide are compiled for several European countries.
Abstract: Data cover prisons, demographic characteristics of prisoners, male versus female prisoners, alien prisoners, and the legal structure of the prison population. Data also reflect the total number of first committals, committal rates per 100,000 inhabitants, first committals with final sentences, average length of imprisonment, average number of prisoners, and legislative or other measures that directly influence trends in the number of prisoners (amnesty and collective pardon). Data are additionally tabulated on the number of suicides in prison, community sanctions and measures, prison sentences, and suspended sentences. References, tables, and figures
Main Term(s): Corrections statistics
Index Term(s): Corrections in foreign countries; Crime in foreign countries; Europe; Foreign crime statistics; Inmate statistics; Inmate suicide; Offender statistics
Note: US Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics, International Crime Statistics Program
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