French Polynesia (France)

CountryFrench Polynesia (France)
Prison administration
La Direction des Etablissements Pénitentiaires de Polynésie Française.
Website
Head of prison administration (and title)
Yannick Massard
Directeur
Prison population total (including pre-trial detainees / remand prisoners)
436
at 1.9.2017 (French Ministry of Justice)
Prison population rate (per 100,000 of national population)
150
based on an estimated national population of 290,000 at beginning of September 2017 (from United Nations figures)
Pre-trial detainees / remand prisoners (percentage of prison population)
14.4%
(1.10.2016)
Female prisoners (percentage of prison population)
3.9%
(1.9.2017)
Juveniles / minors / young prisoners incl. definition (percentage of prison population)
0.2%
(1.9.2017 - under 18)
Number of establishments / institutions
4
(2017 - Faa'a Nuutania, Taiohae-Marquises, Uturoa-Raiatea and Papcari)
Official capacity of prison system
600
(1.9.2017)
Occupancy level (based on official capacity)
72.7%
(1.9.2017)
Prison population trend
(year, prison population total, prison population rate)
2001 275 114
2003 291 117
2005 314 123
2007 404 155
2012 426 155
2014 429 153
2016 397 138
2001 275 114
2003 291 117
2005 314 123
2007 404 155
2012 426 155
2014 429 153
2016 397 138
Prison population total
Prison population rate