Sao Tome and Principe

Not Available

Immigration detainees

2019

Not Available

Detained children

2017

2,174

International migrants

2019

200,000

Population

2020

Overview

Types of facilities used for migration-related detention
Administrative Ad Hoc Criminal Unknown
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IMMIGRATION AND DETENTION-RELATED STATISTICS

Total number of immigration detainees by year
Not Available
2019
Total number of detained minors
Not Available
2017
Criminal prison population
178
2016
185
2011
240
2009
155
2005
130
2002
99
1994
87
1992
Percentage of foreign prisoners
0.8
2002
Prison population rate (per 100,000 of national population)
85
2016
101
2011
139
2009
99
2005
90
2002
77
1994
71
1992
Population
200,000
2020
International migrants
2,174
2019

SOCIO-ECONOMIC INDICATORS

DOMESTIC LAWS AND POLICIES

Legal tradition
Civil law
2017
Customary law
2017
Is the detention of vulnerable persons provided in law? Are they detained in practice?
Accompanied minors (Not mentioned) No
2015
Unaccompanied minors (Not mentioned) No
2015

INTERNATIONAL LAW

Individual complaints procedure
Acceptance Year
ICCPR, First Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, 1966 2017
2017
CEDAW, Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women, 1999 2017
2017
Ratio of complaints procedures accepted
Observation Date
2/8
2017
Regional legal instruments
Year of Ratification (Treaty) / Transposed (Directive) / Adoption (Regulation)
ACHPR, African Charter on Human and Peoples Rights 1986
1986
Relevant recommendations of the UN Universal Periodic Review
Observation Date
No 2011
2017
No 2015
2017

INSTITUTIONAL INDICATORS