Information as at the end of February 2007 on the numbers of prisoners by recorded nationality in all prison establishments in England and Wales is given in the following table. This is the latest date for which the information is currently available.

These figures have been drawn from administrative IT systems, which, as with any large scale recording system, are subject to possible errors with data entry and processing.

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Total Prison population | 79,581 |

Unrecorded | 879 |

Total other | less than 50 |

Aruba | less than 50 |

United Arab Emirates | less than 50 |

Afghanistan | 96 |

Anguilla | less than 50 |

Albania | 135 |

Armenia | less than 50 |

Netherlands Antilles | less than 50 |

Angola | 90 |

Argentina | less than 50 |

Austria | less than 50 |

Australia | less than 50 |

Azerbaijan | less than 50 |

Bosnia-Herzegovina | less than 50 |

Barbados | less than 50 |

Bangladesh | 171 |

Belgium | less than 50 |

Bulgaria | less than 50 |

Bahrain | less than 50 |

Burundi | less than 50 |

Dahomey (Benin) | less than 50 |

Bermuda | less than 50 |

Bolivia | less than 50 |

Brazil | 83 |

Bahamas | less than 50 |

Burma | less than 50 |

Botswana | less than 50 |

Belize | less than 50 |

Canada | less than 50 |

Croatia | less than 50 |

Ivory Coast | less than 50 |

Central African Republic | less than 50 |

Congo | 112 |

Switzerland | less than 50 |

Chile | less than 50 |

Cameroon, United Republic | less than 50 |

China | 279 |

Columbia | 119 |

Costa Rica | less than 50 |

Czech Republic | less than 50 |

Cuba | less than 50 |

Cape Verde | less than 50 |

Cyprus | 57 |

Germany | 143 |

Denmark | less than 50 |

Dominica | less than 50 |

Dominican Republic | less than 50 |

Algeria | 198 |

Estonia | less than 50 |

Ecuador | less than 50 |

Egypt | less than 50 |

Spain | 74 |

Ethiopia | 53 |

French Guyana | less than 50 |

Finland | less than 50 |

Fiji | less than 50 |

France | 162 |

French Southern Territories | less than 50 |

Grenada | less than 50 |

Georgia | less than 50 |

Ghana | 211 |

Gibraltar | less than 50 |

Gambia | less than 50 |

Guinea | less than 50 |

Equatorial Guinea | less than 50 |

Greece | less than 50 |

Guatemala | less than 50 |

Guinea/Bissau | less than 50 |

Guyana | less than 50 |

Hong Kong | less than 50 |

Honduras | less than 50 |

Haiti | less than 50 |

Hungary | less than 50 |

Iran | 205 |

Indonesia | less than 50 |

Israel | less than 50 |

India | 306 |

Iraq | 288 |

Irish Republic | 666 |

Italy | 113 |

Jamaica | 1,490 |

Jordan | less than 50 |

Kazakhstan | less than 50 |

Kenya | 60 |

Kiribati | less than 50 |

Kyrgystan | less than 50 |

Korea Republic of (Sth) | less than 50 |

Kuwait | less than 50 |

Lebanon | less than 50 |

St. Lucia | less than 50 |

Sri Lanka | 167 |

Lithuania | 188 |

Liberia | less than 50 |

Latvia | less than 50 |

Libya | less than 50 |

Morocco | less than 50 |

Moldova | less than 50 |

Macedonia | less than 50 |

Serbia and Montenegro | 92 |

Mali | less than 50 |

Mongolia | less than 50 |

Mauritania | less than 50 |

Montserrat | less than 50 |

Malta | less than 50 |

Mauritius | less than 50 |

Malawi | less than 50 |

Mexico | less than 50 |

Malaysia | less than 50 |

Mozambique | less than 50 |

Namibia | less than 50 |

Niger | less than 50 |

Nigeria | 1,070 |

Netherlands | 147 |

Norway | less than 50 |

New Zealand | less than 50 |

Oman | less than 50 |

Panama | less than 50 |

Peru | less than 50 |

Papua New Guinea | less than 50 |

Philippines | less than 50 |

Pakistan | 444 |

Poland | 290 |

Portugal | 193 |

Paraguay | less than 50 |

Qatar | less than 50 |

Romania | 144 |

Rwanda | less than 50 |

Saudi Arabia | less than 50 |

Seychelles | less than 50 |

Sudan | less than 50 |

Sweden | less than 50 |

Slovakia | less than 50 |

Singapore | less than 50 |

St. Christopher and Nevis | less than 50 |

Sierre Leone | 82 |

Senegal | less than 50 |

Somalia | 348 |

Slovenia | less than 50 |

Surinam | less than 50 |

Russia | 116 |

El Salvador | less than 50 |

St Kitts and Nevis | less than 50 |

Syrian Arab Republic | less than 50 |

Swaziland | less than 50 |

Chad | less than 50 |

Togo | less than 50 |

Thailand | less than 50 |

Tunisia | less than 50 |

East Timor (Portuguese) | less than 50 |

Turkey | 228 |

Trinidad and Tobago | 97 |

Tanzania | less than 50 |

Uganda | 86 |

United Kingdom | 67,459 |

United States of America | 99 |

Uzbekistan | less than 50 |

St. Vincent ad The Grenadines | less than 50 |

Venezuela | less than 50 |

Vietnam | 381 |

Western Sahara | less than 50 |

Yemen, Republic of | less than 50 |

South Africa | 201 |

Zambia | less than 50 |

Congo, Democratic Republic | less than 50 |

Zimbabwe | 189 |

For reasons of confidentiality and data integrity numbers under 50 are not shown. |