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Prison Brief (Germany)

Prison population total (including pre-trial detainees / remand prisoners)
63 317
at 31.8.2013 (Federal Statistical Office)
Prison population rate (per 100,000 of national population)
77
based on an estimated national population of 82.0 million at end of August 2013 (from Federal Statistical Office figures)
Pre-trial detainees / remand prisoners (percentage of prison population)
16.7%
(31.8.2013)

Further Information

Female prisoners (percentage of prison population)
5.8%
(31.8.2013)
Juveniles / minors / young prisoners incl. definition (percentage of prison population)
3.0%
(of pre-trial prisoners only, 31.8.2013 – under 18)
Foreign prisoners (percentage of prison population)
27.1%
(31.3.2011)
Number of establishments / institutions
186
(2013)
Official capacity of prison system
76 843
(31.8.2013)
Occupancy level (based on official capacity)
82.4%
(31.8.2013)

 

 

 

 

 

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