Central African Republic

CountryCentral African Republic
Ministry responsible
Ministere de la Justice
Prison administration
Administration Penitentiaire
Contact address
BP 371, Bangui, Central Africa (Centre Afrique)
Telephone
+236 61 21 92
Fax
+236 61 15 79
Head of prison administration (and title)
Etienne Koyague
Directeur
Prison population total (including pre-trial detainees / remand prisoners)
764
at 2015 (United Nations Mission - MINUSCA)
Prison population rate (per 100,000 of national population)
16
based on an estimated national population of 4.8 million at mid-2015 (from United Nations figures)
Pre-trial detainees / remand prisoners (percentage of prison population)
70.2%
(in the two prisons in the capital Bangui, which hold 65% of the total prison population, November 2011)
Female prisoners (percentage of prison population)
8.2%
(November 2011)
Number of establishments / institutions
12
(2016)
Prison population trend
(year, prison population total, prison population rate)
2005 c 1,000 c 25
2007 c 1,233 c 29
2009 2,145 49
2011 845 19
2005 c 1,000 c 25
2007 c 1,233 c 29
2009 2,145 49
2011 845 19

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