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Prison Brief (Netherlands)

Prison population total (including pre-trial detainees / remand prisoners)
13 749
at 30.9.2012 (national prison administration – the total includes 967 illegal aliens)
Prison population rate (per 100,000 of national population)
82
based on an estimated national population of 16.79 million at end of September 2012 (from Eurostat figures)
Pre-trial detainees / remand prisoners (percentage of prison population)
40.9%
(30.9.2012)

Further Information

Female prisoners (percentage of prison population)
5.8%
(30.9.2012)
Juveniles / minors / young prisoners incl. definition (percentage of prison population)
1.7%
(30.9.2012 – under 18)
Foreign prisoners (percentage of prison population)
24.6%
(30.9.2012)
Number of establishments / institutions
85
(2012 – 57 prisons for adults, 11 institutions for juveniles, 4 for illegal aliens and 13 TBS clinics)
Official capacity of prison system
16 484
(30.9.2012)
Occupancy level (based on official capacity)
83.4%
(30.9.2012)

 

 

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