Canton Basel City (Basel-Stadt)

Basel City Detention Centre (Untersuchungsgefängnis Basel-Stadt)

Status

In use

2020

Type: Prison or pretrial detention centre (Criminal)

Custodial Authority: Canton Basel-Stadt, Justiz- und Sicherheitsdepartement, Bevölkerungsdienste und Migration

Management: Not Available

Detains: Adult men, Unaccompanied minors, Adult women

Capacity Reported population Deaths at facility
4
No Data
No Data
Switzerland

3,284

Immigration detainees (2018)

Not Available

Estimated detention capacity (2020)

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MANAGEMENT & BUDGET

Facility type

Category Filter Criminal

Type Prison or pretrial detention centre

2011
Operating Period

Year of Entry 1995

Year Ceased

Center Status

Status In use

2020

Status In use

2011

STATISTICS & DATA

Demographics

Name Adult men

2020

Name Unaccompanied minors

2020

Name Adult women

2020
Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2011
Capacity (specialised immigration facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 4

2011
Detention Timeframe (long, medium, short)

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2011

CONDITIONS & REGIME

External Security Regime

Security Level Secure

2011