Year2021

Overview

Name of authority in charge of the prison service

Ministry of Justice, Transparency and Human Rights

Budget of the prison service

117,915,887.34

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2020
/ Council of Europe, SPACE I – Report 2020, p. 130.

Total number of prisoners

11,459

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Variation in the number of prisoners

26.94% decrease

(between 2008 and 2018)

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Number of people serving non-custodial sentences

17,453

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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

14.75% decrease

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

Incarceration rate (per 100,000 inhabitants)

102.4

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

Variation in the incarceration rate

0.2% increase

(between 2010 and 2020)

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

Number of admissions

7,840

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

Number of releases

7,555

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

Average length of imprisonment (in months)

16.2

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2019
/ Council of Europe, SPACE I – Report 2020, p. 124.

Prison density

113 %

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Total number of prison facilities

34

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Total official capacity of the prison facilities

10,175

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Number of prison guards (FTE)

3,429

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31/01/2020
/ Council of Europe, SPACE I – Report 2020, p. 82.

Guard to prisoner ratio

1 : 6.8

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31/01/2020
/ Council of Europe, SPACE I – Report 2020, p. 86.

Number of socio-educational workers (FTE)

66

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31/01/2020
/ Council of Europe, SPACE I – Report 2020, p. 82.

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

1.6 %

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31/01/2020
/ Council of Europe, SPACE I – Report 2020, p.84.