My da|ra Login

Detailed view

metadata language: English

Long-Run Incarceration Rates for Australia, Canada, England & Wales, New Zealand and the United States

Version
V0
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • Leigh, Andrew (Parliament of Australia)
Publication Date
2020-03-09
Free Keywords
incarceration; imprisonment; prison; jail
Description
  • Abstract

    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
Temporal Coverage
  • 1850-01-01 / 2018-12-31
    Time Period: Tue Jan 01 00:00:00 EST 1850--Mon Dec 31 00:00:00 EST 2018
Geographic Coverage
  • england
  • canada
  • united states
  • australia
  • new zealand
Sampled Universe
imprisonment rate per 100,000 adults
imprisonment rate per 100,000 persons
adult population
total population
prisoner count.
Availability
Download
Publications
  • Leigh, Andrew. “Estimating Long-Run Incarceration Rates for Australia, Canada, England & Wales, New Zealand and the United States.” Australian Economic History Review, n.d.
  • Leigh, Andrew. “The Second Convict Age: Explaining the Return of Mass Imprisonment in Australia.” Economic Record, n.d.

Update Metadata: 2020-04-02 | Issue Number: 2 | Registration Date: 2020-03-09

Leigh, Andrew (2020): Long-Run Incarceration Rates for Australia, Canada, England & Wales, New Zealand and the United States. Version: V0. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.3886/E118144