Chad

CountryChad
Ministry responsible
Ministry of Justice and Human Rights
Prison administration
L'Administration Penitentiaire et de la Reinsertion Sociale
Contact address
BP 426, N'Djamena, Chad (Tchad)
Telephone
+235 52 29 35
Fax
+235 52 21 39
Head of prison administration (and title)
Mahamat El-Hadj Abba Nana
Directeur
Prison population total (including pre-trial detainees / remand prisoners)
4 831
at 31.12.2011 (national prison administration)
Prison population rate (per 100,000 of national population)
39
based on an estimated national population of 12.26 million at end of 2011 (from United Nations figures)
Pre-trial detainees / remand prisoners (percentage of prison population)
63.4%
(31.12.2011)
Female prisoners (percentage of prison population)
2.8%
(31.5.2011 - of prisoners in the main prison in N'Djamena)
Juveniles / minors / young prisoners incl. definition (percentage of prison population)
3.3%
(mid-2002 - of prisoners in the main prison in N'Djamena)
Foreign prisoners (percentage of prison population)
1.3%
(mid-2002 - of prisoners in the main prison in N'Djamena)
Number of establishments / institutions
45
(2016)
Official capacity of prison system
2 080
(31.12.2011)
Occupancy level (based on official capacity)
232.3%
(31.12.2011)
Prison population trend
(year, prison population total, prison population rate)
2000 2,385 29
2002 3,883 43
2005 3,416 34
2010 4,775 41
2000 2,385 29
2002 3,883 43
2005 3,416 34
2010 4,775 41
Prison population total
Prison population rate