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Marseille Centre de Rétention Administrative


Center status Show sources
Status Observation date
In use 2018
In use 2016
In use 2008

GDP facility typology Show sources
Category Filter Type Observation date
Administrative Immigration detention centre 2017
Administrative Immigration detention centre 2016
National typology Show sources
Name Observation date
Centre de rétention administrative (CRA) 2017
Centre de rétention administrative (CRA) 2016

Operating Period
Operating period Show sources
Year of Entry Year Ceased

Contact Information

City and region
Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhone

Address & contact
Boulevard des Peintures 13014 Marseille Tel: 00 33 4 91 53 62 07


Management and Services
Management Show sources
Name Type Observation date
Police aux frontières Governmental 2017
Police aux frontières Governmental 2016
Police nationale / Police des Airs et Frontières PAF Governmental 2008
Outsourced services and non-state actors Show sources
Provider Service Observation date
VINCI Facility maintenance 2017
VINCI Food services 2017
VINCI (sub-contractors Défi restauration and Elior) Food services 2016
VINCI (sub-contractors Défi restauration and Elior) Facility maintenance 2016

Security Regime Show sources
Security Level Observation date
Secure 2017
Secure 2016
Secure 2008

Detention timeframe
Maximum official detention period at facility Show sources
Length Observation date
Long-term (more than 20 days) 2017
Long-term (more than 20 days) 2016
Estimated average detention period (days) Show sources
Number of Days Observation date
19 2018
17 2017
18 2016
15 2014
13.8 2013
10.9 2008

Demographics Show sources
Name Observation date
Adult men 2017
Adult women 2017
Adult women 2016
Adult men 2016
Unaccompanied minors 2016
Families 2008
Accompanied minors 2008

Categories of detainees
Categories of detainees Show sources
Name Observation date
Undocumented migrants (administrative) 2017
Trafficked persons (administrative) 2017
Asylum seekers (administrative) 2017
Asylum seekers-Dublin procedure (administrative) 2017
Asylum seekers (administrative) 2016
Undocumented migrants (administrative) 2016
Asylum seekers-Dublin procedure (administrative) 2016
Undocumented migrants (administrative) 2013
Undocumented migrants (administrative) 2008
Asylum seekers (administrative) 2008

Gender segregation Show sources
Gender Segregation Observation date
Yes 2017
Yes 2016
Legal segregation Show sources
Legal Segregation Observation date
Not Applicable 2017
Family segregation Show sources
Family Segregation Observation date
Yes 2013
Yes 2008

Size and population
Estimated capacity (administrative immigration detention facility) Show sources
Type Capacity Observation date
Standard capacity 96 2018
Standard capacity 136 2017
Standard capacity 136 2016
Standard capacity 136 2013
Standard capacity 137 2007
Total number of detainees (year) Show sources
Number Observation date
1173 2018
1289 2017
1401 2016
1769 2015
1831 2014
3132 2007
Reported population at a specific time Show sources
Number Observation date
71 2018
Reported overpopulation Show sources
Reported Overpopulation Observation date
No 2018

Reports of adequate or inadequate conditions Show sources
Adequate or Inadequate? Detention centre conditions Observation date
Inadequate State of repair 2018
Inadequate Temperature 2018
Inadequate Food provision 2018
Inadequate Hygiene 2018
Inadequate Outdoor exercise 2018
Inadequate Temperature 2017
Inadequate Access to clean drinking water 2017
Inadequate Temperature 2016
Inadequate State of repair 2016
Inadequate Access to telephones 2016
Inadequate Food provision 2014
Inadequate Recreation 2013
Inadequate Freedom of movement within facility 2013

Access by international organizations, civil society, national institutions Show sources
Yes or No Type of institution Observation date
Yes National non-governmental groups 2017
Yes National non-governmental groups 2016
Family access Show sources
Family Access Observation date
Yes 2017
Infrequently 2016

Reports of attempted or successful suicides at this facility Show sources
Suicides Reported Observation date
Yes 2018
Yes 2017
Yes 2014


Custodial authority
Custodial authority Show sources
Agency Ministry Ministry Typology Observation date
Police aux frontières Ministère de l'Intérieur Interior or Home Affairs 2017
Police aux frontières Ministère de l'Intérieur Interior or Home Affairs 2016
Ministère de l’Intérieur de l’Outre-mer et des Collectivités Territoriales Interior or Home Affairs 2008

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