The Expensive Bills of the Albanian Prisoners
Albanian Daily News
Published April 15, 2018
The World Prisons Organization made public recently in a report that 0.2% of the Albanian population is in prison, around 5800, 100 of them women.
But how much do they cost to the state budget?
Prisons directory informed that one male prisoner costs to the state budget ALL 2000 per day for food, transportation, payment of police officers or other services.
Meanwhile, a female prisoner costs ALL 5000. The cost are higher for females prisoners because they need extra services if they are pregnant or need specific medical service.
More expensive are the seek prisoners. Their cost goes up to ALL 6500.