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Prison population. By nationality and geographical origin

Prison population. 2016-2020 By nationality and geographical origin
2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Spanish nationality 4,838 4,750 4,641 4,521 4,105
Foreign nationality 3,728 3,617 3,726 3,870 3,779
European Union 607 593 576 565 542
Rest of Europe 231 233 283 294 277
Maghreb 1,114 1,041 1,117 1,227 1,255
Africa 369 314 248 291 280
Central and South America 1,174 1,181 1,245 1,215 1,135
North America 4 6 6 7 4
Middle East 34 38 20 16 18
Asia 195 208 231 255 265
Oceania 0 1 0 0 0
Stateless 0 2 0 0 3
Total 8,566 8,367 8,367 8,391 7,884
Source: Ministry of Justice.
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