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Guyana Immigration Detention

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International migrants (2015): 15,400

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2,113

Criminal prison population

2016

  • Criminal prison population
NumberObservation Date
2,1132016
1,9622011
2,1222010
2,1712007
1,2802004
1,5072001
1,6971998
1,5311995
1,4041992


1.5

Percentage of foreign prisoners

2013

  • Percentage of foreign prisoners
PercentageObservation Date
1.52013
2.52010


278

Prison population rate (per 100,000 of national population)

2016

  • Prison population rate (per 100,000 of national population)
NumberObservation Date
2782016
2602011
2812010
2892007
1722004
2052001
2321998
2101995
1941992



767,000

Population

2015

  • Population
NumberObservation Date
767,0002015


15,400

International migrants

2015

  • International migrants
NumberObservation Date
15,4002015


2

International migrants as a percentage of the population

2015

  • International migrants as a percentage of the population
PercentageObservation Date
22015


7

Refugees

2016

  • Refugees
NumberObservation Date
72016


0.01

Ratio of refugees per 1000 inhabitants

2014

  • Ratio of refugees per 1000 inhabitants
NumberObservation Date
0.012014


0

Total number of new asylum applications

2014

  • Total number of new asylum applications
NumberObservation Date
02014


0

Stateless persons

2015

  • Stateless persons
NumberObservation Date
02015

International Law Expand all

Ratio of relevant international treaties ratified
  10/19
International treaty reservations Show sources
NameReservation YearObservation Date
ICCPR Article 1419771977
Individual complaints procedure Show sources
NameAcceptance Year
ICCPR, First Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, 19661999
Ratio of complaints procedures accepted Show sources
NumberObservation Date
1/8
1/8

Regional legal instruments Show sources
NameYear of Ratification (Treaty) / Transposed (Directive) / Adoption (Regulation)
CBDP, Inter-American Convention on the Prevention, Punishment and Eradication of Violence against Women (Convention of Belem do Para)1996

Visits by special procedures of the Human Rights Council Show sources
NameYear of VisitObservation Date
Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance20032015
Relevant recommendations of the UN Universal Periodic Review Show sources
Recomendation IssuedYear IssuedObservation Date
No20102017
No2015

Socio Economic Data Expand all

Gross Domestic Product per capita (in USD) Show sources
Gross Domestic Product per capita (in USD)Observation Date
4,0532014
Remittances to the country Show sources
Remittances to the country (in millions USD)Observation Date
3402014
Unemployment Rate Show sources
Unemployment RateObservation Date
11.12014
Net official development assistance (ODA) (in millions USD) Show sources
Net official development assistance (ODA) (in USD)Observation Date
159.32014
Human Development Index Ranking (UNDP) Show sources
Human Development Index Ranking (UNDP)UNDP four-tiered rankingObservation Date
124Medium2015

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Additional Resources


Immigration Detention through the Lens of International Human Rights: Lessons from South America – Global Detention Project Working Paper No. 23

Why hasn’t South America witnessed the same growth in immigration detention regimes that has occurred in the rest of the world? This Global Detention Project Working Paper discusses developments across the region through the lens of international human rights standards.

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