Number of prisoners reached 1,555 persons in 2015 in Fiji, according to the United Nations. This is 0.974 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, number of prisoners in Fiji reached an all time high of 1,555 persons in 2015 and an all time low of 919 persons in 2008. When compared to Fiji's main peers, number of prisoners in Estonia amounted to 2,823 persons and 5,543 persons in Sweden in 2015.
Fiji has been ranked 91st within the group of 105 countries we follow in terms of number of prisoners, 30 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
The prison population is defined as the total number of adult and juvenile prisoners (including pre-trial detainees), including offenders held in Prison Administration facilities, other facilities, institutions for juvenile offenders and for drug addicts and psychiatric or other hospitals.
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