The Howard League said that most prisoners living in overcrowded
conditions are required to share cells that were designed for one person.
Those who don't live in housing considered legally overcrowded
may still have very cramped living conditions.
A number of residents pointed out that authorities have regularly tried to address the situation by confiscating clothes and bicycles as well as imposed fines against overcrowded
flats but the problem seems to persist.
Also in overcrowded
housing live 82% of tenants in Bulgaria who pay market rent, while in the EU the indicator is only 30%.
According to findings of the preliminary analysis, the problem of overcrowded
schools is particularly critical in Bishkek and Chui region, she added.
Some are in these overcrowded
cells for 23 hours a day.
* The statewide percentage of overcrowded
homes is twice the national average.
prisons are also one of the recruiting grounds for militancy and criminality.
There have been reports that trains at peak times are so overcrowded
that up to a dozen passengers have been forced to stand in toilets to continue their journey.
An emergency department (ED) is considered to be "overcrowded
" when the number of patients exceeds its treatment capacity or it does not have the conditions to meet the specific needs of the next patient to be treated (1).
ALL three Merseyside prisons operated above capacity last year, with HMP Kennet one of the most overcrowded
jails in Britain.