Micronesia, Federated States of

CountryMicronesia, Federated States of
Ministry responsible
Department of Justice
Prison administration
Prisons administered by each of the four states: Chuuk, Kosrae, Pohnpei and Yap
Contact address
(Pohnpei) Department of Public Safety, Pohnpei State Government, Pohnpei, FM 96941, Federated States of Micronesia
Telephone
(Pohnpei) +961 320 3010
Fax
(Pohnpei) +961 320 3195
Email
publicsafety@mail.fm
Head of prison administration (and title)
(Pohnpei) Watson N. Pelep
(Pohnpei) Chief, Division of Corrections and Rehabilitation
Prison population total (including pre-trial detainees / remand prisoners)
132
at 31.12.2014 (via U.S. State Department human rights report)
Prison population rate (per 100,000 of national population)
127
based on an estimated national population of 104,000 at end of 2014 (from United Nations figures)
Pre-trial detainees / remand prisoners (percentage of prison population)
16.7%
(31.12.2014)
Female prisoners (percentage of prison population)
0.0%
(31.12.2014)
Juveniles / minors / young prisoners incl. definition (percentage of prison population)
0.9%
(31.12.2013 - juveniles)
Number of establishments / institutions
4
(2013 - one for each State, located on each of the main islands)
Official capacity of prison system
150
(31.12.2014)
Occupancy level (based on official capacity)
88.0%
(31.12.2014)
Prison population trend
(year, prison population total, prison population rate)
2000 91 85
2002 97 91
2004 86 80
2006 103 97
2009 76 73
2011 95 92
2013 107 103
2015 132 127
2000 91 85
2002 97 91
2004 86 80
2006 103 97
2009 76 73
2011 95 92
2013 107 103
2015 132 127
Prison population total
Prison population rate