South Africa: Prisons in 2023

Prison Insider publishes its country profile on prisons in South Africa. This publication is the result of work carried out in collaboration with various people and organizations from civil society. This country sheet covers more than 350 indicators: How many people are incarcerated? How many of them are there while awaiting their judgment? Do they have access to activities? Are meals distributed, and in sufficient quantity? This inventory constitutes one of the most comprehensive overviews of South African prisons.

Read the country profile: South Africa: Prisons in 2023