World Women's Incarceration Rates If Every U.S. State Were A Country

Rates calculated per 100,000 people. Read more about the data.

This graph shows the number of women in state prisons, local jails, and federal prisons from each U.S. state per 100,000 people in that state and the incarceration rate per 100,000 in all countries with at least a half million in total population.

Data Source: For sources see the data section of the full report. (Graph: Aleks Kajstura, 2018)

This graph originally appeared in States of Women's Incarceration: The Global Context 2018.

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