Prison stock on 1st January 2012

This table shows the main indicators of stock data for the year 2012. They refer to the situation on 1st January 2012.

Data included in this table are regularly updated.

Country
Population on 1st January 2012 - annual estimates (thousands)
Total number of prisoners (including pre-trial detainees)
Prison population rate per 100 000 inhabitants
Total capacity of penal institutions / prisons
Prison density per 100 places
Albania4 6434 417
105.1
Andorra
Armenia4 5324 395103.1
Austria
Azerbaijan
Belgium
BH: Bosnia and Herzegovina (Total)
BH: Bosnia and Herzegovina (state level)
BH: Fed. Bosnia and Herzegovina
BH: Republika Srpska*1 0451 383
75.6
Bulgaria
Croatia
Cyprus
Czech Republic23 16420 518
112.9
Denmark3 8824 134
93.9
Estonia3 4003 66292.8
Finland3 2143 092
103.9
France
Georgia23 46924 65095.2
Germany*68 09978 529
86.7
Greece
Hungary
Iceland14216188.2
Ireland4 1034 53290.5
Italy66 89745 700146.4
Latvia6 5467 97082.1
Liechtenstein142070.0
Lithuania9 9209 399
105.5
Luxembourg
Malta
Moldova
Monaco217528.0
Montenegro
Netherlands11 35212 23092.8
Norway3 5253 83891.8
Poland
Portugal12 68112 077
105.0
Romania30 69426 618115.3
Russian Federation755 648903 49383.6
San Marino
Serbia (Republic of)
Slovak Republic
Slovenia
Spain: State Administration59 97566 477
90.0
Spain: Catalonia10 5138 295
126.7
Sweden6 3126 823
92.5
Switzerland
the FYRO Macedonia
Turkey
Ukraine154 029148 365103.8
UK: England and Wales86 17289 50396.3
UK: Northern Ireland
UK: Scotland
Mean
Median
Minimum
Maximum

 

Comments

BH: Republika Srpska:
1. As of 30 May 2012, there was a total of 1,045 persons in the penitentiary correctional establishments in Republika Srpska. Out of that total, 926 were sentenced persons and 119 pre-trail detainees. Out of 926 sentenced persons 17 were women, 2 persons were serving juvenile imprisonment and 12 were serving educational measure imposed on juveniles.
2. The total capacity of the penitentiary correctional establishments in Republika Srpska is 1,383 places (256 for pre-trail and 1,127 for sentenced prisoners). Out of 1,127 places for sentenced prisoners: 20 places for Correctional-Educational  Juvenile Facility, 20 places for juvenile imprisonment, 26 for female sentenced prisoners and 1,061 for male sentenced prisoners.

Germany:
Data relates to 30th November 2011 instead of 1st January 2012; data on 1st January 2012 is not available.

Italy:
Data relates to 31st December 2011 instead of 1st January 2012; data on 1st January 2012 is not available.

Liechtenstein:
One prison with a capacity of 16 places for males and 4 places for females.

Monaco:
At 1st January 2012, two cells out of 26 were undergoing renovation.

Netherlands:
Are NOT included in the total stock: juvenile offenders, people in custodial clinics under a hospital order and aliens held under detention and awaiting deportation to their home country.

Norway:
In the total stock are not included 155 persons who were serving a prison sentence in treatment institutions.
On 1st January generally there is a low prison population because of the Christmas period. This is due to three factors:
1- The Christmas amnesty in which some prisoners may be released up to one week before their normal release date if this falls between Christmas Eve and New Years Eve.
2-Fewer are summoned to start serving their sentence in this period.
3-Fewer remands in custody than the average for the rest of the year.

Portugal:
In the total stock are included 148 persons not criminally liable who were placed in psychiatric institutions or in penitentiary hospitals.

Romania:
Capacity:
1. Facilities = 23, 374 places;
2. Facilities for juveniles and young adult offenders = 1,659 places;
3. Penitentiary hospitals = 1,247places;
4. Re-education centres for juveniles = 338 places.

Spain (State Administration):
Overall, there are 46,095 cells, most of them with capacity for two prisoners. The total capacity of penal institution is 66,477 places.

Ukraine:
1. In the total stock are included 142,457 males, 9,480 females and 2,092 juveniles (males and females all together).
2. The number of places available in pre-trial detention institutions is 34,817 places, in penal establishments – 111,684, and in correctional establishments – 1,864 places. Total number of penal establishments and pre-trial institutions is 183, of which for male – 128, for female – 14, for juveniles – 8 (including 1 for girls), and pre-trial institutions – 33.

UK: England and Wales:
1. The stock figure is for 31st January 2011.
2. Total Useable Operational Capacity (Published Figure, 06 January 2012)

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