New Caledonia (France)

CountryNew Caledonia (France)
Prison administration
Service Pénitentiaire d’Insertion et de Probation de Nouvelle-Calédonie
Contact address
11 bis rue Tourville, Quartier Latin, BP 164, 98845 Nouméa
Telephone
+687 23 20 60
Fax
+687 23 20 68
Head of prison administration (and title)
Daniel Waimo
Directeur
Prison population total (including pre-trial detainees / remand prisoners)
501
at 1.1.2017 (French Ministry of Justice)
Prison population rate (per 100,000 of national population)
187
based on an estimated national population of 267,500 at beginning of 2017 (from United Nations figures)
Pre-trial detainees / remand prisoners (percentage of prison population)
14.2%
(1.10.2016)
Female prisoners (percentage of prison population)
1.2%
(1.1.2017)
Juveniles / minors / young prisoners incl. definition (percentage of prison population)
2.2%
(1.1.2017 - under 18)
Number of establishments / institutions
1
(2017 - Nouméa)
Official capacity of prison system
402
(1.1.2017)
Occupancy level (based on official capacity)
124.6%
(1.1.2017)
Prison population trend
(year, prison population total, prison population rate)
1998 303 149
2001 329 154
2003 315 143
2005 251 109
2007 326 138
2011 438 175
2013 402 157
2015 448 170
2016 501 187
1998 303 149
2001 329 154
2003 315 143
2005 251 109
2007 326 138
2011 438 175
2013 402 157
2015 448 170
2016 501 187
Prison population total
Prison population rate