Paraguay Immigration Detention Data Profile (2020)

Paraguay Detention Data (2020)

The latest detention-related data from Paraguay, including immigration and detention-related statistics, domestic laws and policies, international law, and institutional indicators.

Quick facts:

  • Immigration Detainees: Not available (2019)
  • Detained Minors: Not Available (2019)
  • Criminal Prison Population: 13,300 (2020)
  • Percentage of Foreign Prisoners: 4.2 (2014)
  • International Migrants: 160,519 (2019)
  • New Asylum Applications: 1,071 (2019)
  • Ratio of Relevant International Treaties Ratified: 17/19

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