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)
10
average for 2015 (Danish national prison administration - the average was actually 9.5 prisoners)
Prison population rate (per 100,000 of national population)
19
based on an estimated national population of 48,935 at mid-2015 (from Statistics Faeroe Islands figures)
Pre-trial detainees / remand prisoners (percentage of prison population)
18.9%
(average, 2015)
Female prisoners (percentage of prison population)
1.6%
(2013)
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
1998 8 18
2000 9 20
2003 13 27
2006 12 24
2008 12 25
2010 10 20
2012 10 21
2014 11 22
Prison population total
Prison population rate