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 2014 (via U.S. State Department human rights report)
Prison population rate (per 100,000 of national population)
343
based on an estimated national population of 21,000 at mid-2014 (United Nations)
Pre-trial detainees / remand prisoners (percentage of prison population)
4.1%
(30.4.2005)
Female prisoners (percentage of prison population)
5.6%
(2014)
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 103 515
2005 97 485
2009 87 435
2011 73 348
2013 51 243
2001 70 368
2003 103 515
2005 97 485
2009 87 435
2011 73 348
2013 51 243
Prison population total
Prison population rate