Child Detainees

A key component of DCI - Palestine’s work is to provide legal assistance to children detained under the Israeli occupation and to compile accurate statistics on the number of children detained at any one time. The tables below show the number of Palestinian children currently in Israeli detention and is updated monthly. These figures are compiled by DCI - Palestine from sources including the Israeli Prison Service (IPS) and Israeli army temporary detention facilities.

Number of Palestinian children in Israeli detention:

YearJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
2008327307325327337323324293304297327342
2009389423420391346355342339326325306305
2010318343342355305291284286269256228213
2011222221226220211209202180164150161135
2012170187206220234221211195189164178195
2013223236238238223193195179179159173154
2014183230202196214202192201

 

Number of young (12-15) Palestinians in Israeli detention:

YearJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
2008384045393734332123232530
2009505453473947423940444142
2010444139322523182032343230
2011344545373838403435303319
2012262431333935343028212123
2013313939444841353027151614
20142036242732322223

 

Number of Palestinian girls in Israeli detention:

YearJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
2008233436656657
2009576654330000
2010000100000011
2011000000000001
2012000000111111
2013111110000000
201401001111

 

Number of Palestinian children (12 - 17) in Israeli administrative detention:

YearJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
200818313121013131311856
2009562211111110
2010002222222221
2011000000000001
2012000000000000
2013000000000000
201400000000