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)
22 900
at August 2020 (Ministry of the Interior)
Prison population rate (per 100,000 of national population)
68
based on an estimated national population of 33.53 million at August 2020 (from United Nations figures)
Pre-trial detainees / remand prisoners (percentage of prison population)
Circa
10.0%
(2007)
Number of establishments / institutions
54
(2020 - 43 prisons, 11 pre-trial detention centres)
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 258
2000 63,900 258
2003 48,000 186
2007 c 34,000 c 125
2009 c 42,000 c 150
2012 c 42,000 c 143
2014 c 43,900 c 144
1996 c 60,000 c 258
2000 63,900 258
2003 48,000 186
2007 c 34,000 c 125
2009 c 42,000 c 150
2012 c 42,000 c 143
2014 c 43,900 c 144

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