Prison Insider presents its country profile on prisons in South Africa. This publication is the result of work carried out in collaboration with various actors and civil society organisations. What can be found in a country profile? A country profile gathers answers to over 350 questions. What is the total number of prisoners? What is the percentage of untried prisoners? Who runs the prisons? Is drinking water free and accessible to prisoners? This publication is one of the most extensive overviews of prisons in South Africa. Find the key facts and figures here.