Prison stock on 1st January 2021

CountryTotal number of inmates (including pre-trial detainees) 01.01.2021Total capacity of penal institutions 01.01.2021Prison density per 100 places, 01.01.2021Prison Population Rate per 100,000 inhabitants, 01.01.2021
Albania4 9196 15080.0173.8
Andorra4914434.063.3
Armenia1 9675 34636.866.4
Austria8 4888 86995.795.0
Azerbaijan21 69425 50185.1214.4
Belgium10 2849 545107.788.9
BH: BiH (state level)
BH: BiH (Total)
BH: Fed. BiH
BH: Rep. Srpska5561 32142.148.9
Bulgaria6 2514 918127.190.4
Croatia3 5313 91990.187.5
Cyprus601547109.967.1
Czech Republic19 28319 93996.7180.2
Denmark3 9624 12896.067.8
Estonia2 3413 09775.6176.0
Finland2 5462 99785.046.0
France62 67360 583103.492.9
Georgia9 15311 65678.5229.9
Germany58 00472 38580.169.8
Greece11 37910 175111.8106.5
Hungary16 71817 40296.1171.8
Iceland14117580.638.2
Ireland
Italy53 36450 562105.590.1
Latvia3 1044 82264.4164.0
Liechtenstein122060.030.7
Lithuania5 3207 32672.6190.3
Luxembourg54871077.286.3
Malta
Moldova6 4296 73595.5159.8
Monaco148516.535.0
Montenegro1 0901 33381.8175.6
Netherlands
North Macedonia2 1813 13269.6105.4
Norway3 0093 53185.255.8
Poland67 89484 32880.5179.4
Portugal11 25312 92387.1109.3
Romania21 75318 235119.3113.4
Russian Federation482 851714 25367.6330.9
San Marino7887.520.6
Serbia10 54011 07995.1153.4
Slovak Republic10 50411 62590.4192.4
Slovenia1 1751 33088.355.7
Spain (Total)55 18274 35574.2116.4
Spain (State Administration)47 30064 42173.4120.6
Spain (Catalonia)7 8829 93479.396.5
Sweden7 3177 198101.770.5
Switzerland6 3167 39785.472.9
Turkey
Ukraine49 823111 86144.5120.3
UK: England & Wales78 18081 13896.4129.3
UK: Northern Ireland1 39181 13867.872.6
UK: Scotland7 4657 67197.3135.3

Comments:

Czech Republic
  • Total number of inmates:  Data on 6th January 2021 instead of 1st January 2021.
  • Capacity: Data on 6th January 2021 instead of 1st January 2021.
Estonia
  • Total number of inmates:  In addition, there were 7 pre-trial detainees under police custody.
  • Capacity: In addition, there are 237 places in open prisons.
Italy
  • Total number of inmates: Data on 31st December 2020 instead of 1st January 2021.
  • Capacity: Data on 31st December 2020 instead of 1st January 2021.
Norway
  • Capacity:  Due to infection control measures related to the COVID-19 pandemic, all cells with multiple beds have been converted to single cells. The capacity is therefore reduced compared to previous years.
Poland
  • Total number of inmates: Data on 31st December 2020 instead of 1st January 2021.
  • Capacity: Data on 31st December 2020 instead of 1st January 2021.
Serbia
  • Total number of inmates: Data on 31st December 2020 instead of 1st January 2021.
Spain (State Administration)
  • Capacity: Data correspond to the total number of residential posts. The total number of residential and auxiliary posts (no cells) is 72 903 .
Sweden
  • Total number of inmates:  Provisional data.
Switzerland
  • Total number of inmates: Data on 31st January 2021 instead of 1st January 2021.
UK: England & Wales
  • Total number of inmates: Data on 31st December 2020 instead of 1st January 2021.
  • Capacity: Corresponds to the useable capacity as at Data on 8th January 2021, instead of 1st January 2021.
UK: Northern Ireland
  • Capacity:  The capacity of prisons in Northern Ireland has been adjusted during 2020/21 in response to COVID-19.