The following figures are sourced from INQUEST's monitoring of deaths of people held in Immigration Removal Centres (IRCs) and Immigration Detention Centres (IDCs) by calendar year (January-December) in England & Wales since 2000. Below this, the figures detail the number of deaths of immigration detainees being held in prisons. 

This year to date we are aware of at least nine deaths of immigration detainees in England and Wales, in both prisons and detention centres.

Additionally there has been one further death in the Scottish immigration detention centre Dungavel IRC, and a post-release death in England; which are not included in the below tables. 

Deaths in Immigration Removal & Detention Centres (IRCs/IDCs) (England and Wales) 2000-date
Year Self-Inflicted Non-Self-Inflicted Restraint Homicide Awaiting Classification Total
2017 4  0  0  0 2 6
2016  0 1  0 1 1 3
2015 1 1  0  0  0 2
2014 1 2  0  0  0 3
2013  0 2  0  0  0 2
2012  0  0  0  0 1 1
2011 1 3  0  0  0 4
2010  0 1 1  0  0 2
2009  0 0 0  0  0 0
2008  0 0 0  0  0 0
2007  0 0 0  0  0 0
2006 1  0  0  0  0 1
2005 2  0  0  0  0 2
2004 2 1  0  0  0 3
2003 1 1  0 1  0 3
2002 0 0  0 0  0 0
2001 0 0  0 0  0 0
2000 1  0  0  0  0 1
Totals 14 12 1 2 4 33

Source: INQUEST casework and monitoring.

Deaths of immigration detainees in prisons (England and Wales) 2000-date
Year Self-Inflicted Non-Self-Inflicted Restraint Homicide Total
2017 3  0  0  0 3
2016  0 0  0 0 0
2015 0 0  0  0 0
2014 1  0  0  0 1
2013  0 1  0  0 1
2012  0 0  0  0 0
2011 1  0  0  0 1
2010  0 1  0  0 1
2009  0 1  0  0 1
2008 1  0  0  0 1
2007 1  0  0  0 1
2006 0  0  0  0 0
2005 0  0  0  0 0
2004 1  0  0  0 1
2003 2  0  0 0 2
2002 0 0  0 0 0
2001 0 0  0 0 0
2000 0  0  0  0 0
Totals  10 3 0 0 13

Source: INQUEST casework and monitoring.