Year
Contributor(s)Derrick Thulani & Sasha Gear (Just Detention International)

Overview

Incarceration rate (per 100,000 inhabitants)

286

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31/03/2017
/ ICPR

Total number of prisoners

161,054

i
31/03/2017
/ ICPR

Prison density

135 %

i
2017
/ Department of Correctional Services

Name of authority in charge of the prison service

Ministry of Justice

Total number of prison facilities

237

i
2017