Tajikistan

CountryTajikistan
Ministry responsible
Ministry of Justice
Prison administration
Central Prison Administration
Contact address
44 Telman Street, district of Ismail Somoni, Dushanbe, Tajikistan
Telephone
+7 10 992 372 2248792
Fax
+7 10 992 21 80 66
Head of prison administration (and title)
Izatullo Sharipovich Sharipov
Director General
Prison population total (including pre-trial detainees / remand prisoners)
9 317
at December 2010 (national prison administration)
Prison population rate (per 100,000 of national population)
121
based on an estimated national population of 7.7 million at December 2010 (from United Nations figures)
Pre-trial detainees / remand prisoners (percentage of prison population)
15.0%
(1.1.2008)
Female prisoners (percentage of prison population)
1.6%
(1.1.2008)
Juveniles / minors / young prisoners incl. definition (percentage of prison population)
1.0%
(1.1.2008 - juveniles)
Foreign prisoners (percentage of prison population)
4.9%
(of sentenced prisoners, 1.1.2008)
Number of establishments / institutions
22
(2016 - 12 pre-trial institutions, 10 prisons)
Official capacity of prison system
11 950
(1.1.2008 - 2,500 in pre-trial institutions, 9,450 in prisons)
Occupancy level (based on official capacity)
61.5%
(1.1.2008 - 44.0% in pre-trial institutions, 66.1% in prisons)
Prison population trend
(year, prison population total, prison population rate)
2001 c 11,000 c 175
2003 c 10,000 c 152
2006 10,804 157
2008 7,350 102
2010 9,317 121
2001 c 11,000 c 175
2003 c 10,000 c 152
2006 10,804 157
2008 7,350 102
2010 9,317 121
Prison population total
Prison population rate