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Prison Brief (Sweden)

 

Prison population total (including pre-trial detainees / remand prisoners)
6 364
at 1.10.2012 (national prison administration)
Prison population rate (per 100,000 of national population)
67
based on an estimated national population of 9.53 million at beginning of October 2012 (from Eurostat figures)
Pre-trial detainees / remand prisoners (percentage of prison population)
23.8%
(1.10.2012)

Further Information

Female prisoners (percentage of prison population)
5.8%
(1.10.2012)
Juveniles / minors / young prisoners incl. definition (percentage of prison population)
0.2%
(1.10.2012 – under 18)
Foreign prisoners (percentage of prison population)
30.5%
(of sentenced prisoners, 1.10.2012)
Number of establishments / institutions
82
(2012 – 50 prisons and 32 remand prisons)
Official capacity of prison system
7 046
(1.10.2012)
Occupancy level (based on official capacity)
90.3%
(1.10.2012)

 

 

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