Number of Prisoners rose 0.974% to 1,555 persons in Fiji in 2015

Number of Prisoners (persons)
Law & Crime | Fiji | December 30, 2018
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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.

Number of Prisoners Unit 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
China persons 1,623,394 1,646,593 1,656,773 1,641,931 1,680,000 ...
Denmark persons 3,721 3,944 3,947 3,829 4,091
Estonia persons 3,555 3,393 3,400 3,286 3,112
Fiji persons ... ... 1,097 ... 1,397 ...
Finland persons 3,589 3,364 3,268 3,306 3,295
Germany persons 72,295 70,827 69,543 68,533 66,221
Iceland persons 148 167 150 153 152 ... ...
Japan persons 75,250 72,975 69,876 67,008 62,971 ...
Latvia persons 7,055 6,780 6,561 6,117 5,136
Lithuania persons 8,655 9,139 9,920 9,729 9,261
Norway persons 3,340 3,564 3,866 4,052 3,869 ...
Russia persons 863,899 818,037 755,648 701,909 677,287 ...
Sweden persons 7,286 6,846 6,669 6,296 5,723
USA persons 2,297,700 2,279,100 2,252,500 2,231,400 2,231,400