Irish Penal Reform Trust

10. As of January 2020, 1,702 (43%) prisoners were required to use the toilet in the presence of another prisoner.

10. As of January 2020, 1,702 (43%) prisoners were required to use the toilet in the presence of another prisoner.

In 2018, there were 455 committals to prison for the non-payment of court-ordered fines, a 79.8% decrease on the 2017 figure of 2,261.

In 2017, there were 2,261 committals to prison for the non-payment of court-ordered fines, a decrease from 8,439 in 2016.

In 2016, there were 8,439 committals to prison for the non-payment of court ordered fines, a decrease from 9,883 in 2015.

In 2012, 22 people were imprisoned in relation to the non-payment of a civil debt.

In 2011, 35 people were imprisoned in relation to the non-payment of a civil debt.

In 2010, 5 people were imprisoned in relation to the non-payment of a civil debt.

In 2009, 162 people were imprisoned in relation to the non-payment of a civil debt.

In 2008, 276 people were imprisoned in relation to the non-payment of a civil debt.

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