World Prison Brief

Institute for Criminal Policy Research

Equatorial Guinea

CountryEquatorial Guinea
Ministry responsible
Ministerio de Justicia, Culto e Instituciones Penitenciarias
Head of prison administration (and title)
Lucas Ela Mañe Bilingung
Director General de Instituciones Penitenciarias
Prison population total (including pre-trial detainees / remand prisoners)
Circa
500
at 2015 (via US State Department human rights report)
Prison population rate (per 100,000 of national population)
Circa
63
based on an estimated national population of 799,000 at mid-2015 (from United Nations figures)
Female prisoners (percentage of prison population)
Circa
5.0%
(2015)
Number of establishments / institutions
15
(2015 - three prisons, in Bata, Evinayong and Malabo (Black Beach), and twelve detention centres)