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India Immigration Detention

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International migrants (2015): 5,241,000
New asylum applications (2016): 8,642

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419,623

Criminal prison population

2015

  • Criminal prison population
NumberObservation Date
419,6232015
385,1352012
372,2962011
376,9692009
376,3962007
358,3682005
326,5192003
313,6352001
281,3801999


1.5

Percentage of foreign prisoners

2015

  • Percentage of foreign prisoners
PercentageObservation Date
1.52015
1.72012


33

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

2015

  • Prison population rate (per 100,000 of national population)
NumberObservation Date
332015
302012
302011
312009
322007
312005
292003
292001
271999



1,311,051,000

Population

2015

  • Population
NumberObservation Date
1,311,051,0002015


5,241,000

International migrants

2015

  • International migrants
NumberObservation Date
5,241,0002015


0.6

International migrants as a percentage of the population

2015

  • International migrants as a percentage of the population
PercentageObservation Date
0.62015


197,823

Refugees

2016

  • Refugees
NumberObservation Date
197,8232016
201,3812015
199,9372014


0.15

Ratio of refugees per 1000 inhabitants

2014

  • Ratio of refugees per 1000 inhabitants
NumberObservation Date
0.152014


8,642

Total number of new asylum applications

2016

  • Total number of new asylum applications
NumberObservation Date
8,6422016
7,4262014


15.5

Refugee recognition rate

2014

  • Refugee recognition rate
NumberObservation Date
15.52014


0

Stateless persons

2016

  • Stateless persons
NumberObservation Date
02016

Domestic Law Expand all

Legal tradition Show sources
NameObservation Date
Common law
Muslim law
Customary law

Constitutional guarantees? Show sources
NameConstitution and ArticlesYear AdoptedLast Year Amended
YesThe Constitution of India, Part III, Fundamental Rights, Articles 14, 21 and 2219491949

International Law Expand all

Ratio of relevant international treaties ratified
  9/19
Ratio of complaints procedures accepted Show sources
NumberObservation Date
02017
Relevant recommendations issued by treaty bodies Show sources
NameRecommendation ExcerptRecommendation Year
Human Rights Committee

§78 [...] (c) Release asylum-seeking and refugee children held in detention and enable them to access the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR); ensure that unaccompanied and separated children, refugee and asylum-seeking children are not detained because of illegal entry/stay in the State party; and grant them the right to seek asylum and to stay in the State party until the completion of asylum procedures;

2014

Relevant recommendations of the UN Universal Periodic Review Show sources
Recomendation IssuedYear IssuedObservation Date
No20082017
No20122017

Institutions Expand all

Custodial authority Show sources
AgencyMinistryMinistry TypologyObservation Date
Foreigners Regional Registration Office2008
Foreigners Regional Registration Office2006
Foreigners Regional Registration Office2006
Detention Facility Management Show sources
Entity NameEntity TypeObservation Date
PoliceGovernmental2009
PoliceGovernmental2008

Socio Economic Data Expand all

Gross Domestic Product per capita (in USD) Show sources
Gross Domestic Product per capita (in USD)Observation Date
1,5812014
Remittances to the country Show sources
Remittances to the country (in millions USD)Observation Date
70,389,0002015
Unemployment Rate Show sources
Unemployment RateObservation Date
3.62014
Net official development assistance (ODA) (in millions USD) Show sources
Net official development assistance (ODA) (in USD)Observation Date
2,983.62014
Human Development Index Ranking (UNDP) Show sources
Human Development Index Ranking (UNDP)UNDP four-tiered rankingObservation Date
130Medium2015

Pew Global Attitudes Poll on Immigration Show sources
% who agree with the statement “We should restrict and control entry of people into our country more than we do now.”Observation Date
842007

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