Cuba

CountryCuba
Ministry responsible
Ministry of the Interior
Prison administration
Direccion de Carceles y Prisiones
Contact address
Plaza de la Revolución, La Habana (Havana), Cuba
Telephone
+53 7 301566
Prison population total (including pre-trial detainees / remand prisoners)
57 337
at May 2012 (El diario oficial Granma)
Prison population rate (per 100,000 of national population)
510
based on an estimated national population of 11.25 million at May 2012 (from United Nations figures)
Number of establishments / institutions
200
(June 2013 - 5 maximum security prisons, 195 other penitentiary institutions)
Prison population trend
(year, prison population total, prison population rate)
2003 c 55,000 c 487
2006 c 60,000 c 531
2012 57,337 510
2003 c 55,000 c 487
2006 c 60,000 c 531
2012 57,337 510
Prison population total
Prison population rate