Prison stock on 1st January 2020

CountryTotal number of inmates (including pre-trial detainees) 01.01.2020Total capacity of penal institutions 01.01.2020Prison density per 100 places, 01.01.2020Prison Population Rate per 100,000 inhabitants, 01.01.2020 (based on Eurostat population's projections)
Albania5 3126 10687.0186.7
Andorra4914234.563.2
Armenia2 2215 34641.575.0
Austria9 0608 883102.0101.8
Azerbaijan20 97225 40082.6208.3
Belgium10 8839 279117.394.2
BH: BiH (Total)
BH: BiH (state level)
BH: Fed. BiH
BH: Rep. Srpska7431 49849.664.7
Bulgaria7 3669 34178.9106.0
Croatia3 5333 91990.287.1
Cyprus762566134.685.8
Czech Republic21 05620 096104.8196.9
Denmark3 9554 01198.667.9
Estonia2 4503 09779.1184.4
Finland2 6672 87892.748.3
France70 65161 080115.7105.3
Georgia9 74512 18580.0262.2
Germany50 58973 21869.160.8
Greece10 89110 055108.3101.7
Hungary16 30814 829108.3166.9
Iceland16017690.943.9
Ireland3 9504 28592.279.6
Italy60 76950 688119.9100.9
Latvia3 4144 82270.8179.0
Liechtenstein122060.031.0
Lithuania6 1387 23684.8219.7
Luxembourg60871185.597.1
Malta75487885.9146.5
Moldova6 7166 73599.7167.1
Monaco138415.533.3
Montenegro1 0941 33382.1175.9
Netherlands9 98111 63285.857.3
North Macedonia2 2033 02272.9106.1
Norway3 0263 63383.356.4
Poland74 13084 02188.2195.3
Portugal12 63412 93497.7122.7
Romania20 57818 235112.8106.5
Russian Federation523 928753 50969.5364.4
San Marino21216.75.8
Serbia11 04410 323107.0159.4
Slovak Republic10 62511 62591.4194.7
Slovenia1 4491 330108.969.1
Spain (Total)58 52075 07477.9123.6
Spain (State Administration)50 12965 51476.5125.9
Spain (Catalonia)8 3919 56087.8111.5
Sweden6 7196 76999.365.1
Switzerland6 9067 39093.580.2
Turkey291 959233 194125.2351.1
Ukraine
UK: England & Wales82 86885 18897.3140.1
UK: Northern Ireland1 5062 29465.678.9
UK: Scotland8 1428 49995.8148.0

Comments:

Austria
  • Total number of inmates: Among the 9 060 inmates, 8 464 are held in prisons.
Estonia
  • Total number of inmates: In addition on January 1st, there were 27 pre-trial detainees under police custody.
  • Capacity: In addition, there are 237 places in open prisons.
Germany
  • Total number of inmates: Data on 31st March 2019 instead of 1st January 2020.
  • Capacity: Data on 31st March 2019 instead of 1st January 2020.
Italy
  • Total number of inmates: Data on 31st December 2019 instead of 1st January 2020.
  • Capacity: Data on 31st December 2019 instead of 1st January 2020.
Netherlands
  • Data only concern people and places in prisons for adults.
  • Total number of inmates: Data on 31st December 2019 instead of 1st January 2020.
Poland
  • Total number of inmates: Data on 31st December 2019 instead of 1st January 2020.
  • Capacity: Data on 31st December 2019 instead of 1st January 2020.
Romania
  • Capacity: Calculated on the basis of 4 square meters per inmate.
San Marino
  • Capacity: There are 8 cells of which 4 can accommodate two inmates in bunk beds.
Serbia
  • Capacity: Three pavilions are under construction in two prisons with a total of 648 places. The completion of the works and the moving in of persons deprived of liberty is planned by the end of 2020.
Spain (State Administration)
  • Capacity: Calculation based on data for the whole territory of Spain and the Autonomous region of Catalonia .
Sweden
  • Total number of inmates: Data on 1st October 2019 instead of 1st January 2020; Inmates in remand prisons who are detained for other reasons than suspicion of crime, for example inmates taken in custody awaiting deportation, are excluded.
  • Capacity: Data on 1st October 2019 instead of 1st January 2020; Includes capacity for inmates in remand prisons who are detained for other reasons than suspicion of crime, for example inmates taken in custody awaiting deportation.
Switzerland
  • Total number of inmates: Data on 31st January 2020 instead of 1st January 2020.
Turkey
  • Total number of inmates: Data on 2nd January 2020 instead of 1st January 2020.
  • Capacity: Data on 2nd January 2020 instead of 1st January 2020.
UK: England & Wales
  • Total number of inmates: Data on 31st December 2019 instead of 1st January 2020; Data available at https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/offender-management-statistics-quarterly-july-to-september-2019.
  • Capacity: Corresponds to the useable capacity as at Data on 3rd January 2020, instead of 1st January 2020. Data available at https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/prison-population-figures-2020.
UK: Northern Ireland
  • Total number of inmates: Are excluded inmates on temporary release.