Faeroe Islands (Denmark)

CountryFaeroe Islands (Denmark)
Ministry responsible
Ministry of Justice, Denmark
Prison administration
Department of Prisons and Probation, Denmark
Contact address
Strandgade 100, DK-1401 Copenhagen K, Denmark
Telephone
+45 32 68 4000
Fax
+45 32 68 4050
Website
Head of prison administration (and title)
Johan Reimann
Director General
Prison population total (including pre-trial detainees / remand prisoners)
6
at 1.9.2017 (Danish national prison administration)
Prison population rate (per 100,000 of national population)
12
based on an estimated national population of 50,345 at beginning of September 2017 (from Statistics Faeroe Islands figures)
Pre-trial detainees / remand prisoners (percentage of prison population)
26.8%
(average, 2016)
Female prisoners (percentage of prison population)
0.0%
(1.9.2017)
Number of establishments / institutions
1
(2015)
Official capacity of prison system
11
(average, 2015)
Occupancy level (based on official capacity)
86.4%
(average, 2015)
Prison population trend
(year, prison population total, prison population rate)
1998 8 18
2000 9 20
2003 13 27
2006 12 24
2008 12 25
2010 10 20
2012 10 21
2014 11 22
2016 8 17
1998 8 18
2000 9 20
2003 13 27
2006 12 24
2008 12 25
2010 10 20
2012 10 21
2014 11 22
2016 8 17
Prison population total
Prison population rate