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Statistics France

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Location: France

France:

Prison Populations: 62,443

Rate per 100,000: 98

Number of Children Separated from:

Imprisoned Father: 81,175

Imprisoned Mother: 3,134

Percentage of Population

Men: 66.6%

Women: 3.4%

Age Limits for Children Living in Prisons: 18 months

Number of Visits Allowed per Month: 8

Prison populations and rate per 100,000 from Children of Prisoners Europe based on International Centre for Prison Studies data: World Prison population list (10th edition 2013). accessed 4 October 2016
Number of Children Separated: 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
Percentage of Populations: Source: World Prison Brief, Institute for Criminal Policy Research, accessed 10 October 2016
Percentage of Men: Data calculated by excluding remand prisoners (or pretrial detainees), women and juveniles. Source: World Prison Brief, Institute for Criminal Policy Research. accessed 10 October 2016
Age Limits: Special commission to increase age limit case by case. Source: Library of Congress. accessed 4 October 2016

Number of Visits Allowed: 1 to 2 visits per week after sentencing, 2 visits per week during remand. Source: Information Pack for British Prisoners in France. (n.d.). accessed 13 October 2016