Barcelona

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

Status

In use

2022

Type: Immigration detention centre (Administrative)

Custodial Authority: Cuerpo Nacional de Policía

Management: Ministerio del Interior / Dirección General de Policía (Governmental)

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

Capacity Deaths at facility Conditions complaints?
236
Yes
YES

2017

Spain

2,082

Migration Detainees

766

Detained Asylum Seekers

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FACILITY NAMES
Centro de Internamiento de Extranjeros-Barcelona ("Centro de Zona Franca")
Location

Country: Spain

City & Region: Barcelona, Europe

Latitude, Longitude: 41.4180150361, 2.2192382813

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

MANAGEMENT & BUDGET

Center Status

Status In use

2022

Status In use

2020

Status Temporarily closed

2020

Status In use

2018

Status In use

2017

Status In use

2016

Status Temporarily closed

2015

Status In use

2013
Facility type

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
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
Custodial Authorities

Agency Cuerpo Nacional de Policía

Ministry Ministerio del Interior

Ministry Typology Interior or Home Affairs

2013
Operating Period

Year of Entry 2006

DETAINEES

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

SIZE & POPULATION

Capacity (specialised migration-related facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 236

2012
Total Migration Detainees: Entries + Remaining from Previous Year

Number 1797

2017

Number 1660

2011

LENGTH OF DETENTION

Detention Timeframe (long, medium, short)

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2017

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2013
Average Days in Detention

Number of Days 31

2018

Number of Days 33

2017

Number of Days 26

2015

Number of Days 25

2012

OUTCOMES

CONDITIONS

Inadequate conditions

Showers and toilets

2017

Temperature

2017

Ventilation

2017

Cell space

2017

Access to clean drinking water

2017

CARCERAL INDICATORS

External Security Regime

Secure

2013

STAFF

Mistreatment Reports

Yes

2017

SEGREGATION

Gender Segregation

Not Applicable

2017

Not Applicable

2013
Age Segregation

Not Available

2017

Not Applicable

2013
Legal Segregation

Not Applicable

2017

CELLS

COMMUNAL SPACE & ACTIVITIES

HEALTH

Reports of Deaths

Yes

17

December

2013

2013

Yes

11

December

2012

2012

Yes

22

December

2010

2010
Reports of self-harming

Yes

18

December

2013

2013

Yes

15

December

2010

2010
Covid-19 Measures

Yes

Yes

Partially

Partially

2022

MONITORING & ACCESS

Monitors & Civil Society Access

Yes

National Preventive Mechanism under OPCAT

2018

Yes

National non-governmental groups

2017

Yes

National Preventive Mechanism under OPCAT

2017

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