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Mauritius: 2.296 inmates behind bars in 2014

The budget of the prison service in Mauritius amounted in 2,014 to 857 million rupees (more than 22.5 million euros). This represents 0.8% of the expenditure of the State of Mauritius.
A prisoner and costs around 700 rupees a day (about 18.5 euros). Eleven prisons were listed in Mauritius last year, with an accommodation capacity of approximately 3030 prisoners.
2296 prisoners were thus identified in Mauritian prisons in 2014, an occupancy rate of around 76%.


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