Palau

CountryPalau
Ministry responsible
Ministry of Justice
Prison administration
Division of Corrections
Contact address
P.O. Box 1365, Koror, Palau 96940.
Telephone
+680 488 2654
Fax
+680 488 3075
Email
BPSfire@palaunet.com
Head of prison administration (and title)
Julio Ometei Ringang
Chief, Division of Corrections
Prison population total (including pre-trial detainees / remand prisoners)
72
at 2015 (Palau Statistical Yearbook)
Prison population rate (per 100,000 of national population)
343
based on an estimated national population of 21,000 at mid-2015 (United Nations)
Pre-trial detainees / remand prisoners (percentage of prison population)
4.1%
(30.4.2005)
Female prisoners (percentage of prison population)
4.2%
(2015)
Juveniles / minors / young prisoners incl. definition (percentage of prison population)
5.6%
(2014 - under 18)
Foreign prisoners (percentage of prison population)
6.5%
(30.4.2005)
Number of establishments / institutions
1
(2014 - Koror jail)
Official capacity of prison system
58
(2014)
Occupancy level (based on official capacity)
124.1%
(2014)
Prison population trend
(year, prison population total, prison population rate)
2001 70 368
2003 101 505
2005 97 485
2007 111 555
2009 132 660
2011 92 438
2013 103 490
2001 70 368
2003 101 505
2005 97 485
2007 111 555
2009 132 660
2011 92 438
2013 103 490
Prison population total
Prison population rate