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Singapore Immigration Detention

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International migrants (2015): 2,543,600

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12,722

Criminal prison population

2016

  • Criminal prison population
NumberObservation Date
12,7222016
13,3462013
12,8522010
11,6132007
16,8352004
14,7042001
10,8291998
8,5001995
5,4131992


9.9

Percentage of foreign prisoners

2016

  • Percentage of foreign prisoners
PercentageObservation Date
9.92016


222

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

2016

  • Prison population rate (per 100,000 of national population)
NumberObservation Date
2222016
2422013
2492010
2482007
3922004
3692001
2881998
2971995
1671992



5,604,000

Population

2015

  • Population
NumberObservation Date
5,604,0002015


2,543,600

International migrants

2015

  • International migrants
NumberObservation Date
2,543,6002015


45.4

International migrants as a percentage of the population

2015

  • International migrants as a percentage of the population
PercentageObservation Date
45.42015


0

Refugees

2016

  • Refugees
NumberObservation Date
02016
02015
32014


0

Total number of new asylum applications

2016

  • Total number of new asylum applications
NumberObservation Date
02016
22014


100

Refugee recognition rate

2014

  • Refugee recognition rate
NumberObservation Date
1002014


0

Stateless persons

2016

  • Stateless persons
NumberObservation Date
02016
02015

International Law Expand all

Ratio of relevant international treaties ratified
  5/19
International treaty reservations Show sources
NameReservation YearObservation Date
CRC Article 1919951995
CRC Article 3719951995
CRC Article 2819951995
Ratio of complaints procedures accepted Show sources
NumberObservation Date
0/32017

Regional legal instruments Show sources
NameYear of Ratification (Treaty) / Transposed (Directive) / Adoption (Regulation)
ASEAN CATPWC Convention Against Trafficking in Persons, Especially Women and Children2016

Relevant recommendations of the UN Universal Periodic Review Show sources
Recomendation IssuedYear IssuedObservation Date
Yes20112017
No20162017

Institutions Expand all

Custodial authority
AgencyMinistryMinistry TypologyObservation Date
Detention Facility Management Show sources
Entity NameEntity TypeObservation Date
Ministry of Interior/Singapore Prison ServiceGovernmental2005
Ministry of Interior/Singapore Prison ServiceGovernmental1999

Socio Economic Data Expand all

Gross Domestic Product per capita (in USD) Show sources
Gross Domestic Product per capita (in USD)Observation Date
56,2842014
Unemployment Rate Show sources
Unemployment RateObservation Date
32014
Human Development Index Ranking (UNDP) Show sources
Human Development Index Ranking (UNDP)UNDP four-tiered rankingObservation Date
11Very high2015

Country Links

 

Government Agencies

Ministry of Home Affairs: https://www.mha.gov.sg/
Immigration and Checkpoints Authority: https://www.ica.gov.sg/
Singapore Prison Service: http://www.sps.gov.sg/

International Organisations

UNHCR Singapore Country Information Page: http://www.unhcr.org/singapore.html 

Media

Strait Times: http://www.straitstimes.com/global
Singapore News: http://www.singaporenews.net/

NGOs and Research Institutions

Migrant Workers Centre: http://www.mwc.org.sg/wps/portal/mwc/home

Humanitarian Organization for Migration Economics (HOME): http://www.home.org.sg/

 


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