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Number Of Children Separated From Parents

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Location: Europe

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Number of Children Separated from:

Country Imprisoned Father Imprisoned Mother
Belgium 15,763 545
Croatia 6,163 307
Czech Republic 21,134 1,999
Denmark 5,318 232
Finland 4,074 296
France 81,175 3,134
Germany 83,692 3,134
Greece 16,222 720
Ireland 5,288 204
Italy 84,285 3,650
Luxembourg 787 46
Netherlands 17,873 950
Norway 4,743 271
Romania 42,920 1,656
Slovenia 1,764 65
Spain 88,686 6,988
Sweden 8,273 507
Switzerland 8,570 421
United Kingdom: England/Wales 109,759 5,278
United Kingdom: Northern Ireland 2,406 57
United Kingdom: Scotland 10,211 583

Extrapolation. Source: Children of Prisoners Europe based on International Centre for Prison Studies data: World Prison population list (10th edition 2013). accessed 4 October 2016