World Prison Brief

Institute for Criminal Policy Research

Uzbekistan

CountryUzbekistan
Ministry responsible
Ministry of Internal Affairs
Prison administration
Central Penal Correction Department
Telephone
+998 71 191 60 46
Head of prison administration (and title)
Abdukarim A. Shodiev
Head of Prison Service
Prison population total (including pre-trial detainees / remand prisoners)
Circa
43 900
at 2014 (government of Uzbekistan)
Prison population rate (per 100,000 of national population)
Circa
150
based on an estimated national population of 29.33 million at mid-2014 (from United Nations figures)
Pre-trial detainees / remand prisoners (percentage of prison population)
Circa
10.0%
(2007)
Number of establishments / institutions
58
(2014)
Official capacity of prison system
Circa
54 875
(2014)
Occupancy level (based on official capacity)
Circa
80.0%
(2014)
Prison population trend
(year, prison population total, prison population rate)
1996 c 60,000 c 257
2000 63,900 257
2003 48,000 188
2007 c 34,000 c 127
2009 c 42,000 c 153
2012 c 42,000 c 148
2014 c 43,900 c 150
1996 c 60,000 c 257
2000 63,900 257
2003 48,000 188
2007 c 34,000 c 127
2009 c 42,000 c 153
2012 c 42,000 c 148
2014 c 43,900 c 150
Prison population total
Prison population rate