Highest to Lowest - Occupancy level (based on official capacity)

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Data shown in the highest to lowest lists are the most recent available but not necessarily from the same date. Please click on each individual country to see the date to which the data refer. As it is not possible to obtain meaningful comparative data on numbers of children in custody in different countries, we do not include juvenile imprisonment data in the highest to lowest lists.

Ranking Title Occupancy Level (%)
  France 122.2
  Iceland 80.0
  Portugal 95.0
  Austria 105.3
  United Kingdom: Scotland 97.4
  United Kingdom: Northern Ireland 77.8
  United Kingdom: England & Wales 109.8
  Slovenia 133.5
  Slovakia 84.1
  Poland 87.1
  Norway 80.7
  Italy 117.6
  Ireland, Republic of 105.1
  Guernsey (United Kingdom) 79.1
  Georgia 78.4
  Czech Republic 96.4
  Albania 88.2
  Romania 120.6
  Kosovo/Kosova 97.1
  Estonia 61.9
  Croatia 100.7
  Spain 74.1
  North Macedonia 98.1
  Liechtenstein 30.0
  Bulgaria 67.6
  Bosnia and Herzegovina: Republika Srpska 39.7
  Andorra 40.5
  Sweden 105.0
  Germany 77.6
  Azerbaijan 96.2
  Serbia 90.2
  Luxembourg 77.5
  Latvia 67.0
  Finland 94.9
  Armenia 52.5
  Netherlands 90.6
  Turkey 117.8
  San Marino 25.0
  Montenegro 77.0
  Monaco 31.0
  Moldova (Republic of) 91.9
  Malta 58.7
  Greece 103.4
  Cyprus (Republic of) 173.8
  Belgium 116.1
  Faeroe Islands (Denmark) 87.9
  Lithuania 74.5
  Russian Federation 67.0
  Ukraine 54.4
  Denmark 97.4
  Hungary 107.5
  Switzerland 89.6
  Isle of Man (United Kingdom) 65.2
  Jersey (United Kingdom) 69.5
  Gibraltar (United Kingdom) 93.9
  Bosnia and Herzegovina: Federation 98.3
  Belarus 83.4