Tuen Mun, Hong Kong

Castle Peak Bay Immigration Centre

Status

In use

2024

Type: Immigration detention centre (Administrative)

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

Management: Immigration Department (Governmental)

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

Capacity Reported population Deaths at facility
500
183

2021

Yes

27 May 2023

Hong Kong (China)

5,549

Migration Detainee Entries

52,506

Apprehensions of Non-Citizens

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FACILITY NAMES
Castle Peak Bay Immigration Centre
Location

Country: Hong Kong (China)

City & Region: Tuen Mun, Hong Kong, Asia-Pacific

Contact Information
84 Castle Peak Road - Castle Peak Bay, So Kwun Wat, Hong Kong

MANAGEMENT & BUDGET

Center Status

Status In use

2024

Status In use

2023

Status In use

2022

Status In use

2021

Status In use

2020

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

2023

Category Filter Administrative

Type Immigration detention centre

2020

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

2023

Name Immigration Department

Type Governmental

2020

Name immigration Department. Security Bureau.

Type Governmental

2014

Name Immigration Department. Security Bureau.

Type Governmental

2013

Name immigration Department. Security Bureau.

Type Governmental

2011

Name Correctional Services

Type Governmental

2009
Custodial Authorities

Agency Immigration Department

Ministry Security Bureau

Ministry Typology Internal or Public Security

2020

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
Outsourced services and non-state actors

Provider New Town Medical Group

Service Health care

2020

Provider Asia Pacific Catering Corporation Ltd, 10/F Café De Coral Centre, 5-13 Wo Shui Street, Fotan, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong. Contract (No: SO/SE/C8/2012)

Service Food services

2014

Provider Kinetics Medical & Health Group Co. Ltd of Room 1411-12, 14/F, Hang Shing Building, 363 Nathan Road, Kowloon.

Service Health care

2014

Provider Private lawyers from the list of 145 barristers and 126 solicitors maintained by the Duty Lawyer Service .

Service Legal counselling

2012
Facility owner

State or Privately Owned Government

Name of Owner Hong Kong Government

2020

State or Privately Owned Government

Name of Owner Hong Kong Government

2014
Estimated annual facility budget (in USD)
Amount (USD)
Services Included
Obsv. Date
21,166,294
Building and maintenance Security Staffing Food Medical Other
2023
18,376,038
Building and maintenance Security Staffing Food Medical Other
2022
17,179,451
Building and maintenance Security Staffing Food Medical Other
2021
14,028,584
Building and maintenance Security Staffing Food Medical Other
2020
13,518,056
Building and maintenance Security Staffing Food Medical Other
2019
Detainee Per Diem (USD)

USD 214

2023
Operating Period

Year of Entry 2005

DETAINEES

Demographics

Name Adult women

2023

Name Adult men

2023

Name Adult women

2014

Name Adult men

2014

Name Adult men

2009

Name Adult women

2009
Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2023

Name Asylum seekers (administrative)

2023

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2014

Name Asylum seekers (administrative)

2014

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2009
Countries of Origin

Country #1 China

Country #2 Indonesia

Country #3 Bangladesh

Country #4 Vietnam

Country #5 Pakistan

2023

Country #1 China

Country #2 Indonesia

Country #3 Vietnam

Country #4 India

Country #5 Philippines

2022
At-Risk Populations

At-Risk Population LGBTQI+

2022

At-Risk Population LGBTQI+

2021

At-Risk Population LGBTQI+

2020

At-Risk Population LGBTQI+

2019

At-Risk Population LGBTQI+

2018

At-Risk Population LGBTQI+

2017

SIZE & POPULATION

Capacity (specialised migration-related facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 500

2023

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 400

2020

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 484

2013

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 400

2008
Facility Average Daily Population (year)

Number 261

2022

Number 268

2021

Number 349

2020

Number 385

2019

Number 365

2018

Number 385

2017

Number 382

2016

Number 414

2015

Number 403

2014

Number 407

2013

Number 361

2012

Number 301

2011

Number 235

2009

Number 323

2008

Number 373

2007
Total Migration Detainees: Entries + Remaining from Previous Year

Number 6277

2018

Number 6439

2017

Number 7089

2016

Number 7942

2015

Number 7186

2014

Number 7536

2013

Number 7249

2012

Number 7723

2011
Migration Detainee Entries

Number 5195

2023

Number 2793

2022

Number 3066

2021

Number 3988

2020

Number 5353

2019
Number of men detained (year)

Number of men detained 2756

2023

Number of men detained 1467

2022

Number of men detained 1667

2021

Number of men detained 2392

2020
Number of women detained (year)

Number of women detained 2439

2023

Number of women detained 1326

2022

Number of women detained 1399

2021

Number of women detained 1596

2020
Reported Single-Day Migration Detainee Population at Facility (day)
Number
Date
183
2021
293
31 December 2020
248
31 December 2019
346
31 December 2018
355
31 December 2017
372
31 December 2016
395
31 December 2015
409
31 December 2014
365
31 December 2013
446
31 December 2012
375
31 December 2011
332
31 December 2010
263
31 December 2022
227
31 December 2022
282
31 January 2022
253
28 February 2022
216
31 March 2022
275
30 April 2022
263
31 May 2022
289
30 June 2022
258
31 July 2022
280
31 August 2022
253
30 September 2022
283
31 October 2022
272
30 November
Number of men detained on single day
Number
Date
137
31 December 2022
199
31 December 2021
179
31 December 2020
253
31 December 2019
263
31 December 2017
201
31 December 2018
Number of women detained on single day
Number
Date
90
31 December 2022
94
31 December 2021
69
31 December 2020
93
31 December 2019
109
31 December 2017
152
31 December 2018

LENGTH OF DETENTION

Detention Timeframe (long, medium, short)

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2014
Average Days in Detention

Number of Days 17

2010
Maximum Legal Length of Detention (days)
Days
Year
Unlimited
2021

OUTCOMES

CONDITIONS

Inadequate conditions

Solitary confinement

2017

CARCERAL INDICATORS

External Security Regime

Secure

2014

Secure

2013

Secure

2011

Secure

2009
Armed Internal Personnel

Yes

2024
Armed External Guards

Yes

2018

Yes

2014

STAFF

Mistreatment Reports

Yes

2019

Yes

2018

Yes

2017

Yes

2017

Yes

2016

Yes

2012

SEGREGATION

Gender Segregation

Yes

2014

CELLS

Security/Isolation Cells

Yes

2020
Maximum Time in Security/Isolation Cells (hours)

672

2024

COMMUNAL SPACE & ACTIVITIES

Possibility to Prepare Own Meals

No

2023

HEALTH

Reports of Deaths
Name of deceased individual
Date of death
N.A.
27 May 2023
N.A.
23 February 2022
N.A.
21 December 2021
Reports of self-harming
Self harm reported
Incident/Report date
Yes
2023
Yes
2022
Yes
2021
Reports of Injury/Physical Harm
Injury/physical harm reported
Incident/Report date
Health Impacts
Health Impacts
Obvs. Date
DeathsSelf-harming
2023
DeathsSelf-harming
2022
DeathsSelf-harming
2021

MONITORING & ACCESS

Lawyer Access

Infrequently

2023
Monitors & Civil Society Access
Access?
Type of Institution
Obsv. Date
Yes
Judicial authorities
2012
Family Access

Infrequently

2023

TELECOMMUNICATIONS

Access to Telephones

Limited

2023
Free Outgoing Local Calls

Yes

2023