Togo

CountryTogo
Ministry responsible
Ministère de la Justice
Prison administration
Direction de l'Administration Pénitentiaire
Contact address
Lome, Togo
Telephone
+228 22 15 93
Fax
+228 22 29 06
Head of prison administration (and title)
Mr. Idrissou Akibou
Directeur
Prison population total (including pre-trial detainees / remand prisoners)
4 422
at 2015 (via U.S. State Department human rights report)
Prison population rate (per 100,000 of national population)
62
based on an estimated national population of 7.17 million at mid-2015 (from United Nations figures)
Pre-trial detainees / remand prisoners (percentage of prison population)
65.2%
(2014)
Female prisoners (percentage of prison population)
2.8%
(2015)
Juveniles / minors / young prisoners incl. definition (percentage of prison population)
0.9%
(2015)
Foreign prisoners (percentage of prison population)
5.2%
(2013)
Number of establishments / institutions
12
(2015)
Official capacity of prison system
2 720
(2015)
Occupancy level (based on official capacity)
162.6%
(2015)
Prison population trend
(year, prison population total, prison population rate)
2003 3,200 61
2010 4,116 65
2012 4,060 60
2015 4,422 62
2003 3,200 61
2010 4,116 65
2012 4,060 60
2015 4,422 62
Prison population total
Prison population rate