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Children Statistics and Information

17. Correctional institutions for offenders aged under 18

The Correctional Services Department (CSD) does not maintain dedicated detention facilities for offenders aged under 18. Below is the information of correctional institutions for offenders aged under 21:

Gender Type of institution Certified accommodation
as at end of year
2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Male Prison 545 545 385 385 385
Drug Addiction Treatment Centre 202 202 202 202 202
Training Centre 192 192 192 192 192
Detention Centre[1] 121 121 121 121 121
Rehabilitation Centre 160 160 160 160 160
Sub-total 1 220 1 220 1 060 1 060 1 060
Female Prison 120 120 120 120 120
Drug Addiction Treatment Centre 40 40 40 40 40
Training Centre 40 40 40 40 40
Rehabilitation Centre 64 64 64 64 64
Sub-total 264 264 264 264 264
 
Total 1 484 1 484 1 324 1 324 1 324

 

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All young offenders of age 21 and over but below 25 sentenced to Detention Centre are detained in the CSD’s sole Detention Centre. They are not permitted to contact with inmates aged below 21.