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Incarceration 1850-2018 (all figures for ER & AEHR) web.xlsx application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.spreadsheetml.sheet 4 MB 03/09/2020 01:33:AM

Project Citation: 

Leigh, Andrew. Long-Run Incarceration Rates for Australia, Canada, England & Wales, New Zealand and the United States. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2020-03-09. https://doi.org/10.3886/E118144V1

Project Description

Summary:  View help for Summary These data contain historical incarceration rates, from the mid-1800 to the present day, for Australia, Canada, England & Wales, New Zealand & the United States
The data are for two papers:
* Andrew Leigh, "Estimating Long-Run Incarceration Rates for Australia, Canada, England & Wales, New Zealand and the United States", Australian Economic History Review, 2020
* Andrew Leigh, "The Second Convict Age: Explaining the Return of Mass Imprisonment in Australia", Economic Record, 2020

Scope of Project

Subject Terms:  View help for Subject Terms incarceration; imprisonment; prison; jail
Geographic Coverage:  View help for Geographic Coverage england , canada, united states, australia, new zealand
Time Period(s):  View help for Time Period(s) 1850 – 2018
Universe:  View help for Universe imprisonment rate per 100,000 adults
imprisonment rate per 100,000 persons
adult population
total population
prisoner count


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