Prison Statistics 2011 - 2016
The Prison Statistics from the National Bureau of Statistics reflected the Prison Population by Total Detainees, Prison Capacity and Number of Un-sentenced Detainees by State and Year and Prison Inmate Population by Gender from 2011 to 2016.
Based on 2016 data, Lagos State has the highest number of prison inmates population. The state recorded 7,396 prison inmates population as against a prison capacity of 3,927, closely followed by Rivers and Kano States with 4,424 and 4,183 prison inmates population.
Date source: National Bureau of Statistics