Laos

CountryLaos
Ministry responsible
Ministry of Public Security
Prison administration
Department of Prisons and Rehabilitation
Contact address
Nongbone Road, Xaysettha district, Vientiane muncipality, Laos
Head of prison administration (and title)
(Colonel) Savaeng Phomaly
Director
Prison population total (including pre-trial detainees / remand prisoners)
8 201
at early 2016 (via Thai Criminology)
Prison population rate (per 100,000 of national population)
119
based on an estimated national population of 6.88 million at early 2016 (from United Nations figures)
Pre-trial detainees / remand prisoners (percentage of prison population)
1.0%
(mid-2004)
Female prisoners (percentage of prison population)
18.3%
(early 2016)
Number of establishments / institutions
19
(2016)