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.
"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."