Year2021

Overview

Name of authority in charge of the prison service

Ministry of Justice, Administration and Local Government

Budget of the prison service

71,404,890

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2020
/ Council of Europe, SPACE I – Report 2020, p. 131.

Total number of prisoners

3,413

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Variation in the number of prisoners

25.64% decrease

(between 2008 and 2018)

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Number of people serving non-custodial sentences

3,675

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31/01/2020
/ Council of Europe, SPACE II – Report 2020, p. 30.

Variation in the number of people serving non-custodial sentences

2.34 % decrease

i
2019
/ Council of Europe, SPACE II – Report 2020, p. 30.

Incarceration rate (per 100,000 inhabitants)

87

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31/01/2020
/ Council of Europe, SPACE I – Report 2020, p. 34.

Variation in the incarceration rate

27.5% decrease

(between 2010 and 2020)

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2020
/ Council of Europe, SPACE I – Report 2020, p. 35.

Number of admissions

9,384

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2019
/ Council of Europe, SPACE I – Report 2020, p. 97.

Number of releases

8,750

i
2019
/ Council of Europe, SPACE I – Report 2020, p. 104.

Average length of imprisonment (in months)

Data not disclosed

i
2020
/ Council of Europe, SPACE I – Report 2020, p. 125.

Prison density

87 %

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Total number of prison facilities

23

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Total official capacity of the prison facilities

3,919

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Number of prison guards (FTE)

1,553

i
2020
/ Council of Europe, SPACE I – Report 2020, p. 83.

Guard to prisoner ratio

1 : 2.3

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31/01/2020
/ Council of Europe, SPACE I – Report 2020, p. 87.

Number of socio-educational workers (FTE)

459

i
2020
/ Council of Europe, SPACE I – Report 2020, p. 83.

Percentage of socio-educational workers in relation to the entire prison staff

17 %

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2020
/ Council of Europe, SPACE I – Report 2020, p.84.