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More than two million criminals are in prisons across the United States, making it the country with the largest prison population in the world — even larger than China’s. The United States also has the highest incarceration rate in the world.What country has the most prisoners?
Half of the world's prison population of about nine million is held in the US, China or Russia. Prison rates in the US are the world's highest, at 724 people per 100,000. In Russia the rate is 581. At 145 per 100,000, the imprisonment rate of England and Wales is at about the midpoint worldwide.What percent of prisoners black?
The racial and ethnic makeup of U.S. prisons continues to look substantially different from the demographics of the country as a whole. In 2018, black Americans represented 33% of the sentenced prison population, nearly triple their 12% share of the U.S. adult population.