Table 3
Labour force and age structure of workers in justice related occupations, Canada, 1996

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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 14,812,700 857,730 1,503,930 1,703,960 2,077,910 2,155,440 1,977,505 1,759,745 1,254,070 807,860 443,605 270,950 37
Workers in justice related occupations 304,375 2,950 24,985 40,445 46,975 44,035 43,685 39,930 25,445 15,795 10,915 9,215 39
Police officers 60,265 125 2,455 7,990 11,590 10,405 10,940 10,430 4,585 1,345 295 95 38
Private security personnel 89,315 2,350 15,315 12,260 9,415 7,845 7,420 7,820 7,915 7,270 6,255 5,450 38
Security guards and related occupations 76,440 2,150 13,490 10,265 7,600 6,395 6,165 6,385 6,685 6,445 5,745 5,105 38
Other protective service occupations 12,880 200 1,820 2,000 1,815 1,450 1,245 1,430 1,230 825 510 345 36
Courts personnel 131,860 450 6,095 17,300 21,975 21,860 21,500 18,765 10,890 5,825 3,855 3,330 39
Legal secretaries 36,520 230 2,920 5,820 6,535 6,230 5,090 4,580 2,680 1,475 690 275 37
Court recorders and medical transcriptionists 5,545 30 245 575 835 995 1,040 685 560 315 200 70 40
Court officers and justices of the peace 3,400 15 70 180 365 455 540 575 455 265 175 295 45
Court clerks 2,690 10 100 370 340 485 515 385 260 85 85 45 40
Judges 2,310 0 0 0 10 65 175 395 410 345 425 490 56
Lawyers and Quebec notaries 58,825 10 890 6,505 10,090 10,005 10,980 9,570 4,975 2,380 1,625 1,790 40
Paralegal and related occupations 20,075 145 1,740 3,510 3,410 3,260 2,815 2,285 1,400 760 480 270 36
Sheriffs and bailiffs 2,490 15 120 335 395 370 350 280 160 190 170 105 40
Correctional services personnel 22,930 25 1,125 2,890 3,990 3,920 3,825 2,915 2,050 1,345 510 340 39
Correctional services officers 18,330 20 990 2,405 3,275 3,055 2,860 2,240 1,615 1,110 440 320 39
Parobation and parole officers 4,600 10 130 490 715 865 965 675 435 235 75 15 40
Source: Statistics Canada, 2001 Census.
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