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Reunion: A less dense prison population than in metropolitan France




Reunion: A less dense prison population than in metropolitan France
The number of Inmates held in prisons of Reunion, from 1 January 2013, stood at 1,202 prisoners according to the latest figures provided by the prison administration.
 
31 women make up the prison population in Reunion and 132 prisoners behind bars on remand.
 
901 prisoners serving their sentences after being convicted by a criminal court and 169 people are imprisoned for the crime.
 
In France, 75,901 people of which 2,706 women in prison.
 
The closure of the prison rue Juliette Dodu Saint-Denis has decongested the prison population density at Reunion.
 
The current rate is 92 inmates for 100 seats, against 116 prisoners, for the same number in France.



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