Saint Kitts and Nevis

Not Available

Immigration detainees

2019

Not Available

Detained children

2017

7,587

International migrants

2019

53,821

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
219
2016
330
2013
Percentage of foreign prisoners
2.1
2013
Prison population rate (per 100,000 of national population)
391
2016
611
2013
Population
53,821
2020
56,000
2015
International migrants
7,587
2019
7,400
2015
International migrants as a percentage of the population
13.4
2015
Refugees
1
2015
1
2014
Total number of new asylum applications
5
2016
Stateless persons
0
2015

SOCIO-ECONOMIC INDICATORS

Gross Domestic Product per capita (in USD)
15,510
2014
Remittances to the country
51
2014
Human Development Index Ranking (UNDP)
77 (High)
2015

DOMESTIC LAWS AND POLICIES

Legal tradition
Common law
2017

INTERNATIONAL LAW

Individual complaints procedure
Acceptance Year
CEDAW, Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women, 1999 2006
2006
Ratio of complaints procedures accepted
Observation Date
1/3
1/3
Regional legal instruments
Year 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) 1995
1995
Relevant recommendations of the UN Universal Periodic Review
Observation Date
No 2015
2017
No 2011

INSTITUTIONAL INDICATORS