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South America (2019)

Country
Argentina
Bolivia
Brazil
Chile
Colombia
Ecuador
French Guiana-Guyane (France)
Guyana
Paraguay
Peru
Suriname
Uruguay
Venezuela
TOTAL
Prisoners
92,161
18,195
746,532
44,559
125,037
40,006
769
2,216
13,607
90,934
1
10,243
57,096
Female Prisoners
4,147
1,492
51,511
4,010
8,878
2,960
94
78
884
5,092
28
543
3,026
Male Prisoners
88,014
16,703
695,021
40,549
116,159
37,046
675
2,138
12,723
85,842
972
9,700
54,070
Total Fertility Rate
2.3
2.8
1.7
1.7
1.8
2.5
2.98
2.5
2.5
2.3
2.4
2
2.3
Children with Imprisoned Fathers
202,432
46,768
1,181,536
68,933
209,086
92,615
2,012
5,345
31,808
197,437
2,333
19,400
124,361
2,184,066
Children with Imprisoned Mothers
9,538
4,178
87,569
6,817
15,980
7,400
280
195
2,210
11,712
67
1,086
6,960
153,992
Children with an Imprisoned Parent
211,97
50,946
1,269,105
75,750
225,066
100,015
2,292
5,540
34,018
209,149
2,400
20,486
131,321
2,338,058
Total Number of Children in the Country
13,005,759
4,138,216
58,432,679
4,397,649
14,143,965
5,587,754
122,612
279,474
2,411,922
10,417,090
174,528
888,641
10,417,992
124,418,281
% Children with an Imprisoned Parent
1.63
1.23
2.17
1.72
1.59
1.79
1.87
1.98
1.41
2.01
1.38
2.31
1.26
1.88