Liechtenstein

No Data

Immigration detainees

Not Available

Detained children

2017

Overview

Types of facilities used for migration-related detention
Administrative Ad Hoc Criminal Unknown

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IMMIGRATION AND DETENTION-RELATED STATISTICS

Total number of detained minors
Not Available
2017
Number of apprehensions of non-citizens
35
2018
0
2014
5
2013
0
2012
Number of persons removed/returned (voluntary returns and deportations)
20
2018
15
2014
10
2013
5
2012
Percentage of persons removed in relation to total number of people placed in removal procedures
100
2014
Criminal prison population
10
2016
7
2013
Percentage of foreign prisoners
87.5
2015
71.4
2012
Prison population rate (per 100,000 of national population)
27
2016
19
2013
Population
38,000
2015
International migrants
23,500
2015
International migrants as a percentage of the population
62.6
2015
Refugees
156
2016
150
2015
103
2014
Ratio of refugees per 1000 inhabitants
4.31
2016
2.78
2014
Total number of new asylum applications
52
2016
78
2014
Refugee recognition rate
23.8
2014
Stateless persons
0
2016
2
2015
Total number of immigration detainees by year
Number of immigration detainees on a given day
Top nationalities of detainees
Number of persons granted alternatives to immigration detention
Number of detained asylum seekers
Number of detained unaccompanied minors
Number of detained accompanied minors
Number of detained stateless persons
Immigration detainees as a percentage of total international migrant population
Estimated total immigration detention capacity
Number of dedicated long-term immigration detention centres
Estimated capacity of dedicated long-term immigration detention centres
Number of dedicated medium-term immigration detention centres
Number of immigration offices
Number of transit facilities
Number of criminal facilities
Number of ad hoc facilities
Number of deportations/forced returns only
Estimated number of undocumented migrants

SOCIO-ECONOMIC INDICATORS

Gross Domestic Product per capita (in USD)
149,160
2012
Human Development Index Ranking (UNDP)
13 (Very high)
2015
Remittances to the country
Remittances from the country
Unemployment Rate
Unemployment rate amongst migrants
Net official development assistance (ODA) (in millions USD)
Detention for deterrence
Pew Global Attitudes Poll on Immigration
Immigration Index Score
World Bank Rule of Law Index
Domestic Opinion Polls on Immigration

DOMESTIC LAWS AND POLICIES

Legal tradition
Civil law
2017
Types of non-custodial measures
Release on bail (No) No
2015
Designated non-secure housing (Yes) Yes
2014
Supervised release and/or reporting (No) No
2014
Registration (deposit of documents) (Yes) Yes
2014
Electronic monitoring (No) No
2014
Constitutional guarantees?
Core pieces of national legislation
Additional legislation
Regulations, standards, guidelines
Immigration-status-related grounds
Non-immigration-status-related grounds providing for administrative detention in immigration legislation.
Does the country provide specific criminal penalties for immigration-related violations?
Grounds for criminal immigration-related detention/incarceration and maximum potential duration of incarceration
Has the country decriminalized immigration-related violations?
Maximum length for administrative immigration detention in law.
Longest recorded instance of immigration detention.
Maximum length of time in custody prior to issuance of a detention order
Average length of detention
Maximum length of detention for asylum-seekers
Maximum length of detention for persons detained upon arrival at ports of entry
Provision of basic procedural standards
Impact of alternatives
Is the detention of vulnerable persons provided in law? Are they detained in practice?
Mandatory detention
Expedited/fast track removal
Re-entry ban

INTERNATIONAL LAW

International treaty reservations
Reservation Year
Observation Date
ICCPR Article 14 1998
1998
1998
ICCPR Article 26 1998
1998
1998
Individual complaints procedure
Acceptance Year
ICERD, declaration under article 14 of the Convention 2004
2004
ICCPR, First Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, 1966 1998
1998
CEDAW, Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women, 1999 2001
2001
CAT, declaration under article 22 of the Convention 1990
1990
Ratio of complaints procedures accepted
Observation Date
4/6
2017
Regional legal instruments
Year of Ratification (Treaty) / Transposed (Directive) / Adoption (Regulation)
CPCSE, Convention on the Protection of Children against Sexual Exploitation and Sexual Abuse 2015
2015
ECPT, European Convention for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment of Punishment 1991
1991
CATHB, Convention on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings 2016
2016
ECHRP1, Protocol 1 to the European Convention on Human Rights (amended by protocol 11) 1995
1995
ECHRP7, Protocol 7 to the European Convention on Human Rights (amended by protocol 11) 2005
2005
ECHR, Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms (commonly known as the European Convention on Human Rights 1982
1982
Relevant recommendations of the UN Universal Periodic Review
Observation Date
No 2009
2017
Yes 2013
2017
Ratio of relevant international treaties ratified
Treaty bodies decisions on individual complaints
Relevant recommendations issued by treaty bodies
Regional treaty reservations
Regional judicial decisions on individual complaints
Recommendations issued by regional human rights mechanisms
Bilateral/multilateral agreements linked to readmission
Visits by special procedures of the Human Rights Council
Relevant recommendations by UN Special Procedures

INSTITUTIONAL INDICATORS

Custodial authority
()
Federal or centralized governing system
Centralized or decentralized immigration authority
Apprehending authorities
Detention Facility Management
Formally designated detention estate?
Types of detention facilities used in practice
Authorized monitoring institutions
Is the national human rights institution (NHRI) recognized as independent?
Does NHRI carry out visits?
Does NHRI have capacity to receive complaints?
Does NHRI publicly release reports on immigration detention?
Does national preventive mechanism (NPM) carry out visits?
Does NPM have capacity to receive complaints?
Does NPM publicly release reports on immigration detention?
Do NGOs carry out visits?
NGO capacity to receive complaints?
Do NGOs publish reports on immigration detention?
Do parliamentary organs carry out visits?
Do parliamentary organs have capacity to receive complaints?
Do parliamentary organs publicly report on their detention findings?
Do internal inspection agencies (IIAs) carry out visits?
Do IIAs have capacity to receive complaints?
Do IIAs publicly report their findings from detention inspections?
Do international and/or regional bodies (IRBs) visit immigration-related detention facilities?
Do IRBs publicly report their findings from inspections?
Types of privatisation/outsourcing
Detention contractors and other non-state entities
Estimated annual budget for detention operations
Estimated annual budgets for particular detention-related activities
Estimated cost per detainees day (in USD)
Estimated annual budget for non-custodial measures (in USD)
Estimated costs of non-custodial measures (in USD)
Does the country receive external sources of funding?
Description of foreign assistance