Social Studies


When comparing countries in terms of the percentage of their populations incarcerated in jails and prisons, which statement is true

1 Answer

  • There are a lot of incarceration that often takes place. The true statement is that no Western democracy even approaches the United State's high rates of incarceration.

    • Studies has shown that ¬†at least one out of every 100 people in the United States is in a prison or jail and also about 0.7% of the United States is in a federal or state prison or local jail.

    There is high rate of people going to prison and as such government are working tirelessly to reduce this number.

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