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Statistics Sweden

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Location: Sweden

Sweden:

Prison Populations: 6,364

Rate per 100,000: 67

Number of Children Separated from:

Imprisoned Father: 8,273

Imprisoned Mother: 507

Percentage of Population

Men: 68.9%

Women: 5.6%

Age Limits for Children Living in Prisons: 1 year

Number of Visits Allowed per Month: N/A

 

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: 
Generally under 1 year. Special exceptions are made between 1 and 3 years old. Board determines what is best for the child. Source: Library of Congress, accessed 4 October 2016
Number of Visits Allowed: Determined by individual evaluation. Source: Information Pack for British Prisoners in Sweden. (n.d.), accessed 13 October 2016