graphic comparing the incarceration rates of the founding NATO members with the incarceration rates of the United States and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The incarceration rate of 698 per 100,000 for the United States and 798 for Virgin Islands is much higher than any of the founding NATO members

(Graph: Peter Wagner and Wendy Sawyer, June 2018)

This graph is a part of the Prison Policy Initiative report, States of Incarceration: The Global Context 2018.



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