Ushiku City, Ibaragi Prefecture

Higashi-Nihon Immigration Detention Centre

Status

In use

2024

Type: Immigration detention centre (Administrative)

Custodial Authority: Immigration Bureau

Management: Not Available

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

Capacity Reported population Deaths at facility
700
308

1 January 2014

Yes

3 March 2017

Japan

10,673

Migration Detainees

10,549

Migration Detainee Entries

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FACILITY NAMES
Higashi-Nihon Immigration Detention Centre

Alternative Names: 東日本入国管理センター (Higashi-Nihon Immigration Detention Centre)

Location

Country: Japan

City & Region: Ushiku City, Ibaragi Prefecture, Asia-Pacific

Latitude, Longitude: 35.965752, 140.134567

Contact Information
300-1288 Kuno-cho, Ushiku City
Ibaragi Prefecture
300-1288
Tel: +81 (0)29 875 1291

MANAGEMENT & BUDGET

Center Status

Status In use

2024

Status In use

2021

Status Last documented use

2012
Facility type

Category Filter Administrative

Type Immigration detention centre

2012
Custodial Authorities

Agency Immigration Bureau

Ministry Ministry of Justice

Ministry Typology Justice

2012
Estimated annual facility budget (in USD)
Amount (USD)
Services Included
Obsv. Date
11,935,400
Building and maintenance Security Staffing
2016
14,054,400
Building and maintenance Security Staffing
2015
14,740,000
Building and maintenance Security Staffing
2014
Detainee Per Diem (USD)

USD 17

2023

DETAINEES

Demographics

Name Adult men

2022

Name Adult women

2017

Name Adult men

2017

Name Adult men

2016

Name Adult women

2016

Name Adult men

2012

Name Adult women

2012

Name Accompanied minors

2012
Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2012

Name Asylum seekers (administrative)

2012
Countries of Origin

Country #1 Vietnam

Country #2 Iran

Country #3 China

Country #4 Brazil

Country #5 Peru

2022

Country #1 Sri Lanka

Country #2 Iran

Country #3 Nigeria

Country #4 Pakistan

Country #5 Philippines

2020

Country #1 Iran

Country #2 Sri Lanka

Country #3 Philippines

Country #4 China

Country #5 Brazil

2018

Country #1 Sri Lanka

Country #2 Nepal

Country #3 Iran

Country #4 China

Country #5 Turkey

2016
At-Risk Populations

At-Risk Population Asylum seekers

2023

At-Risk Population LGBTQI+

2021

SIZE & POPULATION

Capacity (specialised migration-related facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 700

2012
Total Migration Detainees: Entries + Remaining from Previous Year

Number 135

2022

Number 118

2021

Number 398

2020

Number 517

2019

Number 548

2018

Number 802

2017

Number 881

2016

Number 839

2015

Number 748

2014

Number 846

2013

Number 857

2012

Number 1141

2011

Number 2732

2010

Number 3911

2009

Number 6160

2008

Number 6423

2007
Migration Detainee Entries

Number 114

2022

Number 26

2021

Number 161

2020

Number 192

2019

Number 204

2018

Number 505

2017

Number 578

2016

Number 552

2015

Number 440

2014

Number 470

2013

Number 544

2012

Number 766

2011

Number 2227

2010

Number 3422

2009

Number 5682

2008

Number 5919

2007

Number 8573

2006
Number of women detained (year)

Number of women detained 21

2022

Number of women detained 60

2021

Number of women detained 58

2020

Number of women detained 53

2019

Number of women detained 92

2018

Number of women detained 133

2017

Number of women detained 563

2016

Number of women detained 1019

2015

Number of women detained 1794

2014

Number of women detained 2412

2013

Number of women detained 3796

2011
Reported Single-Day Migration Detainee Population at Facility (day)
Number
Date
308
1 January 2014
375
6 November 2012
297
31 December 2016
344
31 December 2017
325
31 December 2018
237
31 December 2019
92
31 December 2020
23
30 September 2021
316
30 June 2019
287
31 December 2014
303
31 December 2015
235
12 February 2020
42
21 November 2022
46
31 December 2022
58
28 February 2024
253
14 September 2016
257
31 October 2013
246
31 October 2014
267
1 November 2015
342
23 October 2017
342
26 February 2018
504
31 December 2006
478
31 December 2007
489
31 December 2008
505
31 December 2009
375
31 December 2010
313
31 December 2011
376
31 December 2012
308
31 December 2013
21
31 December 2021
Number of men detained on single day
Number
Date
228
14 September 2016
342
26 February 2018
Number of women detained on single day
Number
Date
25
14 September 2016

LENGTH OF DETENTION

Detention Timeframe (long, medium, short)

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2012
Average Days in Detention

Number of Days 149

2017

Number of Days 145

2016

Number of Days 90

2014

OUTCOMES

Percentage of Detainees Released (year)

Percentage 78

2022

Percentage 373

2021

Percentage 190

2020

Percentage 146

2019

Percentage 109

2018

Percentage 91

2017

Percentage 101

2016

Percentage 97

2015

Percentage 105

2014

Percentage 114

2013

Percentage 88

2012

Percentage 108

2011

Percentage 106

2010

Percentage 100

2009

Percentage 100

2008

Percentage 100

2007

Percentage 100

2006

CONDITIONS

CARCERAL INDICATORS

External Security Regime

Secure

2012

STAFF

Number of Staff

175

2023

171

2022

171

2021

146

2017

145

2016

145

2015

143

2014

145

2013

SEGREGATION

Gender Segregation

Yes

2012
Age Segregation

Yes

2012
Legal Segregation

Not Applicable

2012
Family Segregation

No

2012

CELLS

At Least Three Square Meters Per Detainee

Yes

2020
Security/Isolation Cells

Yes

2020

Yes

2017
Detainees Per Cell

5

2020

COMMUNAL SPACE & ACTIVITIES

Outdoor Space

Yes

2016
Hours Outdoor Space Accessible

1

2016
Skills Development for Adults

No

2020
Possibility to Prepare Own Meals

No

2020

HEALTH

Doctor on Duty

Daily

2023

Daily

2018
Nurse on Duty

Daily

2023

Daily

2018
Psychologist Visits

At least once a week

2023

Infrequent

2018
Reports of Deaths
Name of deceased individual
Date of death
Nguyen The Hung
3 March 2017
N.A.
2 January 2014
N.A.
2018
N.A.
29 March 2014
N.A.
30 March 2014
Reports of self-harming
Self harm reported
Incident/Report date
Yes
2017
Yes
2018
Yes
2019
Yes
2016
Yes
2015
Yes
2013
Yes
2014
Yes
2020
Reports of Injury/Physical Harm
Injury/physical harm reported
Incident/Report date
28 August
Health Impacts
Health Impacts
Obvs. Date
Self-harming
2020
Self-harming
2019
DeathsSelf-harming
2018
DeathsSelf-harming
2017
Self-harming
2016
Self-harming
2015
DeathsSelf-harming
2014
Self-harming
2013

MONITORING & ACCESS

Lawyer Access

Yes

2023
Monitors & Civil Society Access
Access?
Type of Institution
Obsv. Date
Yes
Bar associations or similar
2014
Yes
National ombudsman or human rights institution
2013
Family Access

Yes

2019
Consular Access

Yes

2023

TELECOMMUNICATIONS

Access to Telephones

Yes

2023