Oman

CountryOman
Ministry responsible
Royal Oman Police
Prison administration
Directorate General of Prisons
Telephone
+968 550877 or 551168
Fax
+968 551159
Website
Prison population total (including pre-trial detainees / remand prisoners)
1 300
at 2013 (government of Oman)
Prison population rate (per 100,000 of national population)
36
based on an estimated national population of 3.63 million at mid-2013 (from United Nations figures)
Pre-trial detainees / remand prisoners (percentage of prison population)
5.6%
(2002)
Female prisoners (percentage of prison population)
4.5%
(2002)
Juveniles / minors / young prisoners incl. definition (percentage of prison population)
3.8%
(2002 - juveniles)
Foreign prisoners (percentage of prison population)
30.3%
(2002)
Number of establishments / institutions
3
(2000 - 2 adult institutions and one for juveniles)
Prison population trend
(year, prison population total, prison population rate)
1998 1,906 88
2000 2,020 92
2002 1,403 61
1998 1,906 88
2000 2,020 92
2002 1,403 61

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