Christmas Island, Murray Road North West Point Christmas Island, WA

Christmas Island Immigration Detention Centre

Status

In use

2021

Type: Immigration detention centre (Administrative)

Custodial Authority: Department of Immigration and Border Protection

Management: Group 4 Falck Global Solutions Limited Australia (Private For-Profit)

Detains: Adult women, Adult men, Families, Accompanied minors

Capacity Reported population Deaths at facility
500
235

2020

Yes
Australia

9,801

Immigration detainees (2018)

6,252

Estimated detention capacity (2013)

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MANAGEMENT & BUDGET

Facility type

Category Filter Administrative

Type Immigration detention centre

2015
Operating Period

Year of Entry 2019

Year Ceased

2019

Year of Entry 2001

Year Ceased 2018

Center Status

Status In use

2021

Status In use

2019

Status Closed/ceased migrant detention

2018

Status In use

2015
Management

Name Group 4 Falck Global Solutions Limited Australia

Type Private For-Profit

2008

STATISTICS & DATA

Demographics

Name Adult women

2008

Name Adult men

2008

Name Families

2008

Name Accompanied minors

2008
Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2008

Name Asylum seekers (administrative)

2008
Capacity (specialised immigration facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 500

2021

Type Capacity including surge

Capacity 800

2008

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 400

2008
Reported Population (day)

Number 235

2020

Number 183

2016

Number 167

2016

Number 145

2016

Number 93

2015

Number 497

2015

Number 1063

2014

Number 14

2008
Reports of Deaths

Reported deaths? Yes

2015

CONDITIONS & REGIME

External Security Regime

Security Level Secure

2008
Gender Segregation

Gender Segregation Yes

2008
Legal Segregation

Legal Segregation Not Applicable

2008
Family Segregation

Family Segregation Yes

2008
Age Segregation

Age Segregation Yes

2008