Barcelona

Centro de Internamiento de Extranjeros-Barcelona ("Centro de Zona Franca")

Status

Temporarily closed

2020

Type: Administrative (Immigration detention centre)

Authority: Governmental

Detains: Asylum seekers, Undocumented migrants

Capacity

236

2012

Reported Population

Not available

2020

Inadequate Conditions

Yes

2017

Spain

7,855

Immigration detainees

769

Detained asylum seekers

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GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS

Contact Information
Carreter E, Zona Franca, 40 Zona Franca- port Sants-Montjuïc 08040 Barcelona Web: http://www.policia.es Telephone: 932903926 Fax: 932903927
Center status

Status Temporarily closed

2020

Status In use

2018

Status In use

2017

Status In use

2016

Status Temporarily closed

2015

Status In use

2013

Status

GDP facility typology

Category Filter Administrative

Type Immigration detention centre

2018

Category Filter Administrative

Type Immigration detention centre

2013
National typology

Name Centros de Internamiento de Extranjeros

2019
Operating period

Year of Entry 2006

Year Ceased

OPERATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Management

Name Ministerio del Interior / Dirección General de Policía

Type Governmental

2017

Name Ministerio del Interior/Direccion General de la Policia

Type Governmental

2013

Name Comisión General de Extranjería y Fronteras

Type Governmental

2013
Security Regime

Security Level Secure

2013
Maximum official detention period at facility

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2017

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2013
Estimated average detention period (days)

Number of Days 31

2018

Number of Days 33

2017

Number of Days 26

2015

Number of Days 25

2012
Demographics

Name Adult men

2017

Name Unaccompanied minors

2017

Name Adult men

2012
Categories of detainees

Name Asylum seekers (administrative)

2017

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2016

Name Asylum seekers (administrative)

2016

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2013
Gender segregation

Gender Segregation Not Applicable

2017

Gender Segregation Not Applicable

2013
Legal segregation

Legal Segregation Not Applicable

2017
Age segregation

Age Segregation Not Available

2017

Age Segregation Not Applicable

2013
Estimated capacity (administrative immigration detention facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 236

2012
Total number of detainees (year)

Number 1797

2017

Number 1660

2011
Reports of adequate or inadequate conditions

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Access to clean drinking water

2017

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Cell space

2017

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Ventilation

2017

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Temperature

2017

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Showers and toilets

2017
Mistreatment complaints

Mistreatment Complaints Yes

2017
Access by international organizations, civil society, national institutions

Yes or No Yes

Type of institution National Preventive Mechanism under OPCAT

2018

Yes or No Yes

Type of institution National non-governmental groups

2017

Yes or No Yes

Type of institution National Preventive Mechanism under OPCAT

2017
Reported deaths at this facility

Reported deaths? Yes

2013

Reported deaths? Yes

2012

Reported deaths? Yes

2010
Reports of attempted or successful suicides at this facility

Suicides Reported Yes

2013

Suicides Reported Yes

2010
Outsourced services and non-state actors
Armed guards
Reported overstays at facility
Family segregation
Capacity reserved for immigration detainees (criminal facility)
Occupancy rate
Average daily population
Reported population at a specific time
Reported overpopulation
Inspection grade
Specially trained personnel
Family access
Consular access

BUREAUCRATIC CHARACTERISTICS

Custodial authority

Agency Cuerpo Nacional de Policía

Ministry Ministerio del Interior

Ministry Typology Interior or Home Affairs

2013
Facility owner
Estimated cost per detainee day at facility (in USD)
Estimated annual facility budget (in USD)
Area of authority or operations