Data Source: "Table 5.8. Sentencing, mean 1995-2000 percentages of total adults sentenced; life imprisonment per 100,000" in Kauko Aromaa and Markku Heiskanen (eds.) Crime and Criminal Justice Systems in Europe and North America 1995-2004. (Graph: Peter Wagner, 2018)
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