THE Philippines’ “institutional inhabitants” — which incorporates the incarcerated, members of spiritual communities, and residents of dormitories — declined 9.7% as of the tip of Could to 366,202, comparable to 0.3% of the general inhabitants, in line with preliminary knowledge from the Philippine Statistics Authority.
The variety of institutional dwelling quarters (ILQs), in the meantime, rose 40%, for a ratio of 12 individuals per ILQ, towards 19 individuals per ILQ in 2015.
The institutionalized inhabitants consists of 160,350 in corrective and penal amenities, whereas 72,211 had been residents of inns, motels, lodging homes, and dormitories and 31,828 resided in convents, nunneries, seminaries, and boarding faculties.
Inns, motels, lodging homes, and dormitories topped the ILQs tally in 2020 with 17,813 (59.7%) of the entire. Convents, nunneries, seminaries, and boarding faculties accounted for 3,865, adopted by navy camps and stations with 1,873. — Mariedel Irish U. Catilogo