Kowloon, Hong Kong

Ma Tau Kok Detention Centre

Status

In use

2022

Type: Immigration detention centre (Administrative)

Custodial Authority: Immigration Department, Immigration Department, Immigration Department, Immigration Department

Management: Immigration Department (Governmental)

Detains: Adult men, Adult women, Undocumented migrants (administrative)

Capacity Deaths at facility Reported population
87
Yes
No Data
Hong Kong (China)

5,549

Migration Detainee Entries

52,506

Apprehensions of Non-Citizens

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FACILITY NAMES
Ma Tau Kok Detention Centre
Location

Country: Hong Kong (China)

City & Region: Kowloon, Hong Kong, Asia-Pacific

Latitude, Longitude: 22.32293, 114.187553

Contact Information

3/F & 5/F, Ma Tau Kok Road Govt Offices, 1 Ma Tau Kok Road, Kowloon


MANAGEMENT & BUDGET

Center Status

Status In use

2022

Status In use

2021

Status Last documented use

2018

Status In use

2014

Status In use

2013

Status In use

2011

Status In use

2009
Facility type

Category Filter Administrative

Type Immigration detention centre

2018

Category Filter Administrative

Type Immigration detention centre

2014

Category Filter Administrative

Type Immigration detention centre

2013

Category Filter Administrative

Type Immigration detention centre

2011

Category Filter Administrative

Type Immigration detention centre

2009
Management

Name Immigration Department

Type Governmental

2018

Name Immigration Department

Type Governmental

2014

Name Immigration Department

Type Governmental

2013

Name Immigration Department

Type Governmental

2011

Name Immigration Department

Type Governmental

2009
Custodial Authorities

Agency Immigration Department

Ministry Security Bureau

Ministry Typology Internal or Public Security

2014

Agency Immigration Department

Ministry Security Bureau

Ministry Typology Internal or Public Security

2013

Agency Immigration Department

Ministry Security Bureau

Ministry Typology Internal or Public Security

2011

Agency Immigration Department

Ministry Security Bureau

Ministry Typology Internal or Public Security

2009
Facility owner

State or Privately Owned Government

Name of Owner Immigration Department

2023
Estimated annual facility budget (in USD)

Amount in U.S. Dollars 3,022,015

Staffing Yes

Food Yes

2023

Amount in U.S. Dollars 2,853,297

Staffing Yes

Food Yes

2022

Amount in U.S. Dollars 2,800,057

Staffing Yes

Food Yes

2021

Amount in U.S. Dollars 2,576,281

Staffing Yes

Food Yes

2020

Amount in U.S. Dollars 2,507,337

Staffing Yes

Food Yes

2019

Amount in U.S. Dollars 2,470,303

Staffing Yes

Food Yes

2018

Amount in U.S. Dollars 2,364,142

Staffing Yes

Food Yes

2017
Operating Period

Year of Entry 1998

DETAINEES

Demographics

Name Adult men

2024

Name Adult women

2024
Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2013

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2011

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2009
Countries of Origin

Country #1 China

Country #2 Indonesia

Country #3 Philippines

Country #4 Vietnam

Country #5 India

2022

SIZE & POPULATION

Capacity (specialised migration-related facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 87

2018

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 87

2013

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 87

2011

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 87

2008
Facility Average Daily Population (year)

Number 54

2022

Number 59

2021

Number 41

2020

Number 33

2019

Number 42

2018

Number 48

2017

Number 43

2016

Number 37

2015

Number 39

2014

Number 47

2013

Number 45

2012

Number 38

2011

Number 50

2010
Total Migration Detainees: Entries + Remaining from Previous Year

Number 15437

2018

Number 17752

2017

Number 15680

2016

Number 13683

2015

Number 14150

2014

Number 17143

2013

Number 16673

2012

Number 13800

2011

LENGTH OF DETENTION

Detention Timeframe (long, medium, short)

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2014

OUTCOMES

CONDITIONS

CARCERAL INDICATORS

External Security Regime

Secure

2014

Secure

2013

Secure

2011

Secure

2009

STAFF

SEGREGATION

Gender Segregation

Yes

2024

CELLS

COMMUNAL SPACE & ACTIVITIES

Possibility to Prepare Own Meals

No

2023

HEALTH

Reports of Deaths

Yes

Dinh Thi Tan

2019

2019
Reports of self-harming

Yes

2019

2019

MONITORING & ACCESS

Lawyer Access

Infrequently

2023
Family Access

Yes

2023

TELECOMMUNICATIONS

Access to Telephones

Yes

2023
Free Outgoing Local Calls

Yes

2023