Hannover, Lower Saxony

Hannover-Langenhagen detention centre

Status

In use

2020

Type: Immigration detention centre (Administrative)

Custodial Authority: Lower Saxony Ministry of Justice, Lower Saxony Ministry of Interior and Sport, Regional Interior Ministry

Management: Lower Saxony Ministry of Justice (Government-local)

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

Capacity Reported population Conditions complaints?
68
7

2013

No Data
Germany

2,777

Immigration detainees (2018)

833

Estimated detention capacity (2019)

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GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS

Contact Information
Benkendorffstrasse 32, 30855 Hannover
Center status

Status In use

2020

Status In use

2019

Status In use

2013

Status In use

2004
GDP facility typology

Category Filter Administrative

Type Immigration detention centre

2017

Category Filter Criminal

Type Prison or pretrial detention centre

2013
Operating period

Year of Entry 2016

Year Ceased

Year of Entry 2000

Year Ceased 2016

OPERATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Management

Name Lower Saxony Ministry of Justice

Type Government-local

2014

Name Prison services on behalf of regional interior ministry

Type Government-local

2007
Security Regime

Security Level Secure

2019
Maximum official detention period at facility

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2016

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2013
Demographics

Name Adult women

2013

Name Adult men

2013
Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2016

Name Asylum seekers (administrative)

2016
Gender segregation

Gender Segregation Yes

2013
Legal segregation

Legal Segregation Yes

2013
Estimated capacity (administrative immigration detention facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 68

2019

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 30

2016
Capacity reserved for immigration detainees (criminal facility)

Number 64

2013

Number 200

2004
Total number of detainees (year)

Number 284

2011
Reported population at a specific time

Number 7

2013

BUREAUCRATIC CHARACTERISTICS

Estimated cost per detainee day at facility (in USD)

Number 507

2014

Number 265

2013

Number 118

2013

Number 237

2012
Estimated annual facility budget (in USD)

Amount in U.S. Dollars 1,008,748

Building and maintenance

Security

Staffing

Food

Medical

Other

2014

Amount in U.S. Dollars 729,431

Building and maintenance

Security

Staffing

Food

Medical

Other

2013

Amount in U.S. Dollars 1,184,128

Building and maintenance

Security

Staffing

Food

Medical

Other

2012