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Police officers per 100,000 population, selected countries

Police officers per 100,000 population, selected countries


Table summary
This table displays the results of police officers per 100 2011, 2001 and percent change  2001 to 2011, calculated using rate and percent units of measure (appearing as column headers).

  2011 2001 Percent change  2001 to 2011
  rate percent
Scotland 331 299 10
AustraliaNote 1 262 231 13
England and Wales 252 243 4
United StatesNote 1 242 246 -2
Canada 201 184 9
JapanNote 1 201 179 12
New ZealandNote 1 200 184 8
FinlandNote 1 146 159 -9
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Numbers for 2011 reflect 2010 officer counts.
Source(s):
Statistics Canada, Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics, Police Administration Survey (Canada); Federal Bureau of Investigation Uniform Crime Report (United States); Home Office Statistical Bulletin; White Paper; Police Resources Report (New Zealand), United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime.