Table 2
Labour force and age structure of workers in justice related occupations, Canada, 2001

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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 15,576,560 965,955 1,525,230 1,580,160 1,755,965 2,129,130 2,191,445 1,959,585 1,638,555 1,012,265 503,555 314,715 39
Workers in justice related occupations 333,825 4,535 26,965 38,700 44,495 47,185 46,345 43,950 37,230 22,185 12,160 10,075 40
Police officers 63,640 195 2,880 7,880 11,120 11,875 11,055 9,805 6,365 1,940 350 175 38
Private security personnel 90,560 3,450 15,140 11,015 8,850 7,920 8,265 7,385 8,985 8,295 6,195 5,060 39
Security guards and related occupations 79,515 3,230 13,845 9,490 7,415 6,620 7,040 6,185 7,680 7,505 5,685 4,820 39
Other protective service occupations 11,045 220 1,290 1,525 1,435 1,305 1,230 1,200 1,305 790 510 235 39
Courts personnel 155,285 850 7,650 16,240 20,715 23,610 23,545 23,230 19,185 10,695 5,035 4,530 41
Legal secretaries 44,215 485 3,170 4,105 5,660 7,060 7,275 6,810 4,960 2,820 1,230 640 40
Court recorders and medical transcriptionists 5,705 10 210 330 585 920 970 1,010 855 520 230 65 44
Court officers and justices of the peace 4,395 0 190 255 335 540 720 670 780 405 305 195 46
Court clerks 3,065 10 145 240 435 570 490 500 380 180 95 20 41
Judges 2,600 0 15 45 15 55 105 350 550 550 315 600 56
Lawyers and Quebec notaries 64,440 20 940 6,725 9,160 10,160 9,885 9,770 8,660 4,610 2,120 2,390 42
Paralegal and related occupations 28,320 310 2,900 4,340 4,185 3,900 3,800 3,760 2,675 1,370 585 495 38
Sheriffs and bailiffs 2,535 10 80 200 340 405 300 360 325 240 150 125 44
Correctional services personnel 24,360 40 1,300 3,560 3,815 3,785 3,480 3,535 2,695 1,255 585 310 39
Correctional services officers 17,720 35 990 2,650 2,720 2,825 2,610 2,500 1,845 855 455 235 39
Parobation and parole officers 6,650 10 315 910 1,095 960 865 1,035 850 405 130 75 40
Source: Statistics Canada, 2001 Census.
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