Number of prisoners in the European Union

Prison population in European Union countries including pre-trial detainees and remand prisoners


Austria 8 273
at 1.1.2013 (national prison administration, not including persons on electronic surveillance outside the prisons)
Belgium 12 126
1.1.2013 (Council of Europe)
Bulgaria 10 996
at October 2012 (U.S. State Department human rights report – 9,904 in prisons, 1,092 in detention centres)
Croatia 4 741
at 1.1.2013 (Council of Europe)
Cyprus 905
at 1.9.2011 (Council of Europe Annual Penal Statistics – including 217 pre-trial detainees held in police facilities. Trend data below is for the prison only.)
Czech Republic 16 568
at 13.11.2013 (national prison administration)
Denmark 4 091
at 1.9.2013 (national prison administration)
Estonia 3 036
at 30.12.2013 (national prison administration)
Finland 3 134
at 1.1.2013 (national prison administration – not including remand prisoners in police establishments)
France 67 050
at 1.11.2013 (national prison administration – including French overseas departments and territories; excluding 11,202 persons not detained in penal institutions (écrouées non détenues).)
Germany 63 317
at 31.8.2013 (Federal Statistical Office)
Greece 12 479
at 1.1.2012 (national prison administration)
Hungary 18 388
at 13.6.2013 (national prison administration)
Ireland 152
at 1.9.2013 (national prison administration)
Italy 64 047
at 30.11.2013 (Ministry of Justice – not including those in institutions for minors, of whom there were 456 at 31.12.2012)
Latvia 6 117
at 1.1.2013 (Council of Europe)
Lithuania 9 729
at 1.1.2013 (national prison administration)
Luxembourg 717
at 1.9.2013 (national prison administration)
Malta 610
at 1.7.2013 (Minister for Home Affairs)
Netherlands 13 749
at 30.9.2012 (national prison administration – the total includes 967 illegal aliens)
Poland 80 482
at 30.11.2013 (national prison administration)
Portugal 14 324
at 1.12.2013 (national prison administration – includes 154 in psychiatric institutions)
Romania 33 510
at 17.12.2013 (national prison administration)
Slovakia 9 981
at 30.11.2013 (national prison administration)
Slovenia 1 357
at 1.9.2013 (national prison administration)
Spain 66 995
at 27.12.2013 (national prison administration – including 9,844 in Catalonia)
Sweden 6 364
at 1.10.2012 (national prison administration)
United Kingdom – England and Wales 84 392
at 27.12.2013 (Ministry of Justice – not including juveniles in Secure Training Centres and Local Authority Secure Children’s Homes, of which there were 383 at 31.3.2013)
United Kingdom – Northern Ireland 1 866
at 13.12.2013 (national prison administration)
United Kingdom – Scotland 7 808
at 29.11.2013 (national prison administration)

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