Capital city — Rome
Incarceration rate (per 100,000 inhabit…i2015/ Ministry of Justice
Type of government
Human Development Indexi2016/ UNDP
Name of authority in charge of the pris…
Total number of prisonersi2015/ Ministry of Justice
Prison densityi2015/ Ministry of Justice
Total number of prison facilitiesi2015
An NPM has been established
Number and percentage of female prisone…i2015/ Ministry of Justice
Incarcerated minorsi2015/ Ministry of Justice
Untried prisonersi2015/ Ministry of Justice
Death penalty is abolishedi2015
Improve the physical condition of prison buildings and reduce prison overcrowding. Encourage prisoner self-responsibility by introducing new models of open detention and dynamic surveillance.
Provide effective access to education, professional training, and/or work for all detainees.
Improve the penitentiary health system by increasing medical facilities and staff. Close all OPGs immediately, as required by law.
Give more attention to the specific needs and requirements of minorities, in particular foreigners and LGBTI prisoners.
Acknowledge prisoners’ right to conjugal visits.