World Prison Brief

Institute for Criminal Policy Research

Mayotte (France)

CountryMayotte (France)
Ministry responsible
French Ministry of Justice
Prison administration
Service Pénitentiaire d'Insertion et de Probation (SPIP)
Contact address
Place de la maison d'arrêt, BP 360, Kaweni-Mamoudzou, 97600 Mamoudzou, Mayotte
Telephone
269 620122
Fax
269 610951
Head of prison administration (and title)
Pascal Bruneau
Directeur de la maison d'arrêt
Prison population total (including pre-trial detainees / remand prisoners)
266
at 1.10.2016 (French Ministry of Justice)
Prison population rate (per 100,000 of national population)
110
based on an estimated national population of 241,500 at beginning of October 2016 (from United Nations figures)
Pre-trial detainees / remand prisoners (percentage of prison population)
46.6%
(1.10.2016)
Female prisoners (percentage of prison population)
1.1%
(1.10.2016)
Juveniles / minors / young prisoners incl. definition (percentage of prison population)
9.8%
(1.10.2016 - under 18)
Number of establishments / institutions
1
(2016 - Maison d'arrêt de Majicavo)
Official capacity of prison system
278
(1.10.2016)
Occupancy level (based on official capacity)
95.7%
(1.10.2016)
Prison population trend
(year, prison population total, prison population rate)
1998 123 88
2003 163 100
2005 107 61
2007 155 83
2009 216 111
2011 211 101
2013 188 84
2015 177 75
2016 266 110
1998 123 88
2003 163 100
2005 107 61
2007 155 83
2009 216 111
2011 211 101
2013 188 84
2015 177 75
2016 266 110
Prison population total
Prison population rate