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Statistics Switzerland

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Location: Switzerland

Switzerland:

Prison Population: 6,599

Rate per 100,000: 82

Number of Children Separated from:

Imprisoned Father: 8,570

Imprisoned Mother: 421

Percentage of Population

Men: 54.7%

Women: 4.7%

Age Limits for Children Living in Prisons: 3 years

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: 
In practice. Source: Library of Congress, accessed 4 October 2016
Number of Visits Allowed: Determined by each prison. Source: Information Pack for British Prisoners in Switzerland and Lichtenstein. (n.d.), accessed 13 October 2016