Female Adults Held in Prisons, Penal or Correctional Institutions fell 5.04% to 245 persons in Bulgaria in 2015

Female Adults Held in Prisons, Penal or Correctional Institutions (persons)
Law & Crime | Bulgaria | December 30, 2018
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Female adults held in prisons, penal or correctional institutions reached 245 persons in 2015 in Bulgaria, according to the United Nations. This is 5.04 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, female adults held in prisons, penal or correctional institutions in Bulgaria reached an all time high of 387 persons in 2005 and an all time low of 240 persons in 2009. When compared to Bulgaria's main peers, female adults held in prisons, penal or correctional institutions in Greece amounted to 488 persons, 1,427 persons in Romania, 357 persons in Serbia and 6,403 persons in Turkey in 2015.

Bulgaria has been ranked 45th within the group of 61 countries we follow in terms of female adults held in prisons, penal or correctional institutions, 16 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.

Female Adults Held in Prisons, Penal or Correctional Institutions Unit 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Albania persons 113 96.0 84.0 82.0 89.0
Bosnia and Herzegovina persons ... ... ... 60.0 38.0 ... 56.0
Bulgaria persons 240 291 289 307 263
Croatia persons ... ... ... 228 245 202 188
Greece persons 554 577 562 557 648
Hungary persons 989 1,009 1,216 1,225 1,336 ...
Iran persons ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Iraq persons ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Macedonia persons ... ... 55.0 -3.00 50.0 ... ... ... ...
Moldova persons 401 387 403 415 429 ...
Romania persons 1,194 1,247 1,355 1,405 1,539
Serbia persons 402 427 423 240 402
Turkey persons 4,013 4,150 4,539 4,838 5,156
Ukraine persons ... ... ... 6,731 6,862 ... ... ... ...