Number of Prisoners rose 5.13% to 5,981 persons in Albania in 2015

Number of Prisoners (persons), 2015
Law & Crime | Albania | December 30, 2018
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Number of prisoners rose 5.13% to 5,981 persons in Albania in 2015, according to the United Nations.

Historically, number of prisoners in Albania reached an all time high of 5,981 persons in 2015 and an all time low of 2,321 persons in 2004. When compared to Albania's main peers, number of prisoners in Greece amounted to 9,716 persons, 1,478 persons in Kosovo, 3,427 persons in Macedonia and 1,131 persons in Montenegro in 2015.

Albania has been ranked 68th within the group of 105 countries we follow in terms of number of prisoners, 44 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

Number of Prisoners Unit 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Albania persons ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 4,667 4,657 4,659 4,618 4,998
Bosnia and Herzegovina persons ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 2,743 2,757 2,928 2,898
Bulgaria persons 9,006 9,379 9,885 9,493 8,834
Croatia persons ... ... ... ... ... 4,891 5,165 5,084 4,741 4,352
Greece persons 11,364 12,349 12,479 12,475 12,693
Kosovo persons ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 1,325 1,333 1,441 1,737 1,776
Macedonia persons ... ... 2,516 2,515 2,543 ...
Montenegro persons ... ... ... ... ... 1,499 1,457 1,328 1,331 1,064
Serbia persons ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 10,975 11,211 11,070 10,226 10,031
Turkey persons 115,920 120,194 128,253 136,638 144,098