Equatorial Guinea

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CountryEquatorial Guinea
Ministry responsible
Ministerio de Justicia, Culto e Instituciones Penitenciarias
Head of prison administration (and title)
Pascasio Efa Obama Nchama
Director General de Instituciones Penitenciarias
Prison population total (including pre-trial detainees / remand prisoners)
at 2015 (via US State Department human rights report)
Prison population rate (per 100,000 of national population)
based on an estimated national population of 799,000 at mid-2015 (from United Nations figures)
Female prisoners (percentage of prison population)
Number of establishments / institutions
(2022 - three prisons, in Bata, Evinayong and Malabo (Black Beach), and twelve detention centres)
Occupancy level (based on official capacity)
No official figures have been traced but according to the U.S. State Department human rights report for 2020 the physical conditions in the prisons and detention centres are life-threatening.