According to the latest figures released by the Council of Europe, as of January 2020, 1% of Turkey's population is in prison or has a suspended sentence.
The population of Turkey is about 85 million people, ermenihaber.am reported.
The report compiled for the CoE noted that, as of January 31, 2020, 984 out of every 100,000 people in Turkey are in prisons. In Europe, this figure is three times lower. Of every 100,000 people in Europe, an average of 265 are in prisons.
The report also says that in 2020, compared to 2019, the number of people who are conditionally at large increased by 6.1%.