Cook Islands (New Zealand)

CountryCook Islands (New Zealand)
Ministry responsible
Ministry of Justice
Prison administration
Cook Islands Prison Service
Contact address
P.O.Box 2174, Aroranga, Rarotonga, Cook Islands
Telephone
+682 29457
Fax
+682 29610
Website
Email
prison@oyster.net.ck
Head of prison administration (and title)
Henry Heather
Superintendent
Prison population total (including pre-trial detainees / remand prisoners)
37
at June 2015 (Ministry of Justice)
Prison population rate (per 100,000 of national population)
176
based on an estimated national population of 21,000 at June 2015 (from United Nations figures)
Pre-trial detainees / remand prisoners (percentage of prison population)
21.6%
(June 2015)
Female prisoners (percentage of prison population)
8.1%
(June 2015)
Juveniles / minors / young prisoners incl. definition (percentage of prison population)
3.1%
(June 2013 - under 18)
Foreign prisoners (percentage of prison population)
0.0%
(21.11.2011)
Number of establishments / institutions
1
(2016 - Arorangi prison, Rarotonga)
Official capacity of prison system
50
(21.11.2011)
Occupancy level (based on official capacity)
50.0%
(21.11.2011)
Prison population trend
(year, prison population total, prison population rate)
2000 23 128
2002 24 133
2005 27 142
2007 26 130
2010 40 200
2012 34 162
2014 37 176
2000 23 128
2002 24 133
2005 27 142
2007 26 130
2010 40 200
2012 34 162
2014 37 176
Prison population total
Prison population rate