Vottem, Liege

Centre pour illégaux de Vottem (CIV)

Status

In use

2020

Type: Immigration detention centre (Administrative)

Custodial Authority: Office des Etrangers (Immigration Office), Office des étrangers

Management: Office des Etrangers (Governmental)

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

Capacity Reported population Deaths at facility
60
36

2020

No Data
Belgium

7,105

Immigration detainees (2017)

609

Estimated detention capacity (2017)

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MANAGEMENT & BUDGET

GDP facility typology

Category Filter Administrative

Type Immigration detention centre

2010
National typology

Name Centre pour Illégaux de Vottem (CIV)

2019

Name Centre pour illégaux/centre fermé

2017
Operating Period

Year of Entry 1999

Year Ceased

Center Status

Status In use

2020

Status In use

2019

Status In use

2017

Status In use

2015

Status In use

2010
Management

Name Office des Etrangers

Type Governmental

2019

Name l’Office belge des Etrangers

Type Governmental

2015
Custodial Authorities

Agency Office des Etrangers (Immigration Office)

Ministry Home and Security

Ministry Typology Internal or Public Security

2019

Agency Office des étrangers

Ministry Service Public Fédéral Intérieur

Ministry Typology Interior or Home Affairs

2010

STATISTICS & DATA

Demographics

Name Adult men

2018
Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2018

Name Asylum seekers (administrative)

2018

Name Asylum seekers (administrative)

2010

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2010
Capacity (specialised immigration facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 60

2020

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 160

2019

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 160

2006
Total Detainees/Stock & Flow (year)

Number 1004

2018

Number 1156

2012

Number 1449

2011

Number 1249

2010

Number 1343

2008

Number 1252

2007

Number 1268

2006

Number 1000

2005

Number 927

2003
Average Daily Population (year)

Number 106.1

2004

Number 110.05

2003
Reported Population (day)

Number 36

2020
Detention Timeframe (long, medium, short)

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2019

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2010
Overstays

Reported Overstays Yes

2017
Average Days in Detention

Number of Days 48

2017

Number of Days 40

2014

Number of Days 35.8

2008

Number of Days 39.4

2007

Number of Days 37.7

2006

Number of Days 41.1

2005

Number of Days 43.9

2004

Number of Days 41.2

2003
Reports of Suicide Attempts

Suicides Reported Yes

2018

CONDITIONS & REGIME

External Security Regime

Security Level Secure

2019

Security Level Secure

2010
Gender Segregation

Gender Segregation Not Applicable

2018
Legal Segregation

Legal Segregation Not Applicable

2019

Legal Segregation Not Applicable

2010
Family Segregation

Family Segregation Not Applicable

2018

Family Segregation Yes

2010
Family Access

Family Access Yes

2019