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Definition
Prisons, Penal Institutions or Correctional Institutions refers to all public and privately financed institutions where persons are deprived of their liberty. The institutions may include, but are not limited to, penal, correctional, and psychiatric facilities under the prison administration. Official Capacity refers to the intended number of places available as at 31 December without overcrowding, excluding places/capacity used for detention of persons on the basis of immigration status.

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Total persons held in prisons Intentional homicide - Female victims Total persons held in prisons, per 100k pop Intentional homicide

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