American Samoa (USA)

CountryAmerican Samoa (USA)
Ministry responsible
Department of Public Safety
Prison administration
Corrections Agency
Contact address
P.O.Box 1086, Pago Pago, American Samoa 96799
Fax
+1 684 633 7296
Head of prison administration (and title)
Save Liuato Tuitele
Commissioner
Prison population total (including pre-trial detainees / remand prisoners)
201
at September 2014 (American Samoa Statistical Yearbook)
Prison population rate (per 100,000 of national population)
380
based on an estimated national population of 55,000 at September 2014 (from United Nations figures)
Pre-trial detainees / remand prisoners (percentage of prison population)
14.9%
(31.12.2005 - American Samoa Statistical Yearbook)
Female prisoners (percentage of prison population)
7.2%
(2014)
Foreign prisoners (percentage of prison population)
52.9%
(2014)
Number of establishments / institutions
1
(2016 - Tafuna Correctional Facility)
Official capacity of prison system
142
(31.12.2007 - rated capacity)
Occupancy level (based on official capacity)
166.2%
(31.12.2007)
Prison population trend
(year, prison population total, prison population rate)
2000 140 241
2002 169 286
2004 258 437
2006 210 359
2008 132 234
2010 188 337
2012 192 349
2000 140 241
2002 169 286
2004 258 437
2006 210 359
2008 132 234
2010 188 337
2012 192 349
Prison population total
Prison population rate