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Lithuania has EU’s highest incarceration rate

Friday, April 9, 2021

Lithuania has the highest incarceration rate among EU countries, according to a Council of Europe report. With 220 prison inmates per 100,000 people, Lithuania is fourth among all Council of Europe members, behind only Turkey (357), Russia (356) and Georgia (264). “On 31st January 2020, there were 1,528,343 inmates in the penal institutions of the Council of Europe member states for which data are available. This corresponds to a European…