U.S. Leads World in Prison Population

PRISON IS THE ANSWER. WHAT IS THE QUESTION?

25% of all prisoners in the entire world are in U.S. prisons.

The U.S. has 5% of the world population.

Why? The U.S. puts more people in prison for theft, forgery, bad checks, drug possession then any other nation in the world.

USA: 751 people in prison for every 100,000 in population.

If you count only adults in the U.S. one in every 100 is in jail or prison.

Only Russia comes closes with 627 for every 100,000 people.