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Statistics Norway

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Location: Norway

Norway:

Prison Populations: 3,649

Rate per 100,000: 72

Number of Children Separated from:

Imprisoned Father: 4,743

Imprisoned Mother: 271

Percentage of Population

Men: 67.8%

Women: 5.8%

Age Limits for Children Living in Prisons: 9 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: Mothers and children and housed in a separate institution until 9 months. Source: Library of Congress, accessed 4 October 2016

Number of Visits Allowed: Prisoners are entitled to a private visit from a partner or friend for two hours, twice a week. Source: Atkinson, Loraine (May 6, 2014). “Sex in Prison”. Criminal Law & Justice Weekly, accessed 14 October 2016