Bar Chart 3 : Imprisonment in Five Different Countries
A breakdown of the information about imprisonment in five different nations during six year period is shown in the bar chart. Overall, while other countries showed a declined trend, Great Britain and United States experienced an upward trend during period.
According to the graph, during 1930 to 1950, Great Britain was appeared a significant proportion in the number of prisoners. In contrasted, Australia and New Zealand had faced a decreased rate of imprisonment during this period. However, both United States and Canada were showed a fluctuated trend. Surprisingly, by 1930, New Zealand and United States had the same proportion in the number of prisoners at 100,000.
A more detailed look at the graph revealed that in 1960-1980, a number of offenders in Great Britain increased gradually. It was also followed by New Zealand prisoners which showed an inclined trend during this time. In contrasted, other states were appeared a fluctuated rate in the proportion of prisoners. Interestingly, by 1970, it had seen that there were three countries experienced the same proportion at about 60,000.