Guadeloupe (France)



Head of Prison: n/a

Ministry Responsible: French Ministry of Justice

Administration: n/a

Contact Information

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Telephone: n/a

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Total Prison Population: 879 at 1.1.2015 (French Ministry of Justice)

Prison Population Rate: 185 based on an estimated national population of 474,500 at beginning of 2015 (from United Nations figures)

Pre-trial detainees/ remand prisoners: n/a

Female Prisoners: 2.3% (1.10.2007)

Juveniles/minors/ young prisoners: 0.7% (1.1.2015 – under 18)

Foreign Prisoners: n/a

Number of establishments/institutions: 2 (2015 – centre pénitentiaire de Baie-Mahault and maison d’arrêt de Basse-Terre)

Official capacity of prison system: 634 (1.1.2015)

Occupancy level: 138.6% (1.1.2015)

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