Table 1
Labour force and age structure of workers in justice related occupations, Canada, 2006

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Total Age groups Median age
15 to 19 years 20 to 24 years 25 to 29 years 30 to 34 years 35 to 39 years 40 to 44 years 45 to 49 years 50 to 54 years 55 to 59 years 60 to 64 years 65 years and over
number
All Canadian workers 16,498,525 1,026,335 1,603,970 1,618,620 1,663,335 1,825,680 2,182,890 2,181,515 1,873,220 1,388,640 713,365 420,955 41
Workers in justice related occupations 362,665 4,225 27,960 40,295 44,090 45,965 47,350 44,960 42,710 32,355 18,985 13,770 41
Police officers 69,305 235 3,200 8,765 11,515 12,510 12,355 9,695 7,205 2,930 655 240 39
Private security personnel 108,345 3,365 16,685 12,310 10,075 9,420 9,260 9,780 10,235 11,030 8,950 7,235 41
Security guards and related occupations 97,635 3,150 15,415 11,025 8,970 8,295 8,045 8,565 9,070 9,880 8,305 6,915 41
Other protective service occupations 10,705 215 1,270 1,295 1,105 1,120 1,210 1,215 1,165 1,150 640 320 41
Courts personnel 160,385 570 7,190 16,520 18,595 20,400 21,940 21,945 22,040 16,535 8,720 5,930 43
Legal secretaries 27,585 200 1,710 2,225 2,255 3,645 4,185 4,240 3,975 2,880 1,420 850 44
Court recorders and medical transcriptionists 7,765 15 375 385 555 970 1,305 1,325 1,135 1,020 480 200 46
Court officers and justices of the peace 4,555 0 130 315 340 405 645 835 755 655 340 135 47
Court clerks 3,395 10 205 335 335 445 545 590 455 360 95 20 43
Judges 2,645 0 10 25 0 25 55 195 500 655 630 550 58
Lawyers and Quebec notaries 75,105 0 1,020 7,865 10,060 9,505 9,980 9,865 10,870 8,105 4,340 3,495 44
Paralegal and related occupations 36,680 340 3,660 5,140 4,735 5,050 4,945 4,540 3,950 2,585 1,205 530 39
Sheriffs and bailiffs 2,630 0 80 225 310 345 295 350 390 270 205 160 45
Correctional services personnel 24,620 55 880 2,695 3,905 3,630 3,795 3,540 3,230 1,860 665 365 41
Correctional services officers 18,900 45 705 2,090 2,990 2,825 2,860 2,745 2,335 1,455 525 325 41
Parobation and parole officers 5,720 10 175 605 915 805 935 795 895 410 135 40 41
Source: Statistics Canada, 2006 Census.
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