Thursday, August 15, 2013

Huffington Post's Nick Wing: The U.S. Leads All Nations in Incarceration Rates

The Huffington Post's Nick Wing reports on a recent rankings of worldwide incarceration rates, a list topped by the United States of America.  Per Wing, the U.S. incarcerates 716 people per 100,000 in the general population.

The study was conducted by the International Centre for Prison Studies.

Nick Wing's article is linked below.

Huffington Post: The United States Has the World's Highest Incarceration Rate

"No country incarcerates a higher percentage of its population than the United States. At 716 per 100,000 people, according to the International Centre for Prison Studies, the U.S. tops every other nation in the world."
---Nick Wing, The Huffington Post 

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