Chart 1
Police expenditures per capita, current dollars and constant dollars, Canada, 1987/1988 to 2017/2018

per capita expenditures (dollars) 100 150 200 250 300 350 400 450 1987/1988 1993/1994 1999/2000 2005/2006 2011/2012 2017/2018 Current dollarsCurrent dollars Constant dollarsConstant dollars
Note(s):
Current dollars express the cost of items in terms of the year in which the expenditure occurs. Constant dollars are adjusted (by inflation or deflation) to show changes in the purchasing power of the dollar. The Consumer Price Index was used to calculate constant dollars over a base year of 2002 (2002=100). Populations are based on July 1, 2018 estimates using Census 2016 data. Population data have been revised back to 2011. Statistics Canada, Demography Division.
Source(s):
Police Administration Survey (3301).

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Police expenditures per capita, current dollars and constant dollars, Canada, 1987/1988 to 2017/2018, per capita expenditures (dollars)
  Current dollars Constant dollars
1987/1988 152 222
1988/1989 164 230
1989/1990 172 230
1990/1991 189 242
1991/1992 194 234
1992/1993 202 240
1993/1994 202 236
1994/1995 199 233
1995/1996 197 225
1996/1997 198 222
1997/1998 200 222
1998/1999 206 226
1999/2000 210 226
2000/2001 222 232
2001/2002 234 240
2002/2003 250 250
2003/2004 263 256
2004/2005 274 262
2005/2006 288 269
2006/2007 303 278
2007/2008 321 288
2008/2009 344 302
2009/2010 366 320
2010/2011 372 319
2011/2012 377 315
2012/2013 390 321
2013/2014 388 316
2014/2015 392 313
2015/2016 398 314
2016/2017 406 316
2017/2018 414 318
Note(s):
Current dollars express the cost of items in terms of the year in which the expenditure occurs. Constant dollars are adjusted (by inflation or deflation) to show changes in the purchasing power of the dollar. The Consumer Price Index was used to calculate constant dollars over a base year of 2002 (2002=100). Populations are based on July 1, 2018 estimates using Census 2016 data. Population data have been revised back to 2011. Statistics Canada, Demography Division.
Source(s):
Police Administration Survey (3301).
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