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Statistics Ireland

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Location: Ireland

Ireland:

Prison Populations: 4,068

Rate per 100,000: 88

Number of Children Separated from:

Imprisoned Father: 5,288

Imprisoned Mother: 204

Percentage of Population

Men: 80.6%

Women: 3.9%

Age Limits for Children Living in Prisons: 1 year

Number of Visits Allowed per Month: 4

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: Source: Library of Congress, accessed 4 October 2016
Number of Visits Allowed: Up to 3 adults are allowed during a single visit and there is no maximum number of children allowed as long as safety is not a concern Source: Information Pack for British Prisoners in Ireland. (n.d.). accessed 13 October 2016