Table 1
Trends in police strength and expenditures, Canada, 1962 to 2013

Table 1
Trends in police strength and expenditures, Canada, 1962 to 2013
Table summary
This table displays the results of Trends in police strength and expenditures. The information is grouped by Year (appearing as row headers), Police officers, Civilian personnel, Total personnel, Police to civilians, Total expenditures, Criminal Code incidents, Incidents per officer, Total, Per 100,000 population and Percentage change in rate, calculated using number, rate, percent, ratio and dollars (thousands) units of measure (appearing as column headers).
Year Police officersNote 1 Civilian personnelNote 2 Total personnel Police to civilians Total expendituresNote 3 Criminal Code incidentsNote 4 Incidents per officer
Total Per 100,000 population Percentage change in rate Total Per 100,000 population Percentage change in rate
number rate percent number rate percent number ratio thousands of dollars number
1962 26,129 140.6 ... 5,699 30.7 ... 31,828 4.6 Note ..: not available for a specific reference period 514,986 19.7
1963 27,333 144.4 2.7 5,935 31.4 2.3 33,268 4.6 Note ..: not available for a specific reference period 572,105 20.9
1964 28,823 149.4 3.5 6,655 34.5 9.9 35,478 4.3 Note ..: not available for a specific reference period 626,038 21.7
1965 30,146 153.5 2.7 7,133 36.3 5.2 37,279 4.2 Note ..: not available for a specific reference period 628,418 20.8
1966 32,086 160.3 4.4 7,583 37.9 4.4 39,669 4.2 Note ..: not available for a specific reference period 702,809 21.9
1967 33,792 165.8 3.4 8,018 39.3 3.7 41,810 4.2 Note ..: not available for a specific reference period 784,568 23.2
1968 34,887 168.5 1.6 8,351 40.3 2.5 43,238 4.2 Note ..: not available for a specific reference period 897,530 25.7
1969 36,342 173.0 2.7 8,963 42.7 6.0 45,305 4.1 Note ..: not available for a specific reference period 994,790 27.4
1970 37,949 178.2 3.0 9,936 46.7 9.4 47,885 3.8 Note ..: not available for a specific reference period 1,110,066 29.3
1971 40,148 182.8 2.6 10,597 48.3 3.3 50,745 3.8 Note ..: not available for a specific reference period 1,166,458 29.1
1972 41,214 185.5 1.5 11,762 52.9 9.7 52,976 3.5 Note ..: not available for a specific reference period 1,189,805 28.9
1973 43,142 191.8 3.4 12,297 54.7 3.3 55,439 3.5 Note ..: not available for a specific reference period 1,298,551 30.1
1974 45,276 198.5 3.5 12,085 53.0 -3.1 57,361 3.7 Note ..: not available for a specific reference period 1,456,885 32.2
1975 47,713 206.2 3.9 13,794 59.6 12.5 61,507 3.5 Note ..: not available for a specific reference period 1,585,805 33.2
1976 48,213 205.6 -0.3 14,377 61.3 2.9 62,590 3.4 Note ..: not available for a specific reference period 1,637,704 34.0
1977 48,764 205.5 0.0 15,231 64.2 4.7 63,995 3.2 Note ..: not available for a specific reference period 1,654,024 33.9
1978 48,705 203.2 -1.1 15,749 65.7 2.4 64,454 3.1 Note ..: not available for a specific reference period 1,714,300 35.2
1979 48,990 202.4 -0.4 15,001 62.0 -5.7 63,991 3.3 Note ..: not available for a specific reference period 1,855,271 37.9
1980 49,841 203.3 0.4 16,410 66.9 8.0 66,251 3.0 Note ..: not available for a specific reference period 2,045,398 41.0
1981 50,563 203.7 0.2 16,999 68.5 2.3 67,562 3.0 Note ..: not available for a specific reference period 2,168,202 42.9
1982 50,539 201.2 -1.2 17,738 70.6 3.1 68,277 2.8 Note ..: not available for a specific reference period 2,203,665 43.6
1983 50,081 197.4 -1.9 17,342 68.4 -3.2 67,423 2.9 Note ..: not available for a specific reference period 2,148,633 42.9
1984 50,010 195.3 -1.1 17,503 68.4 0.0 67,513 2.9 Note ..: not available for a specific reference period 2,147,656 42.9
1985 50,351 194.8 -0.2 17,702 68.5 0.2 68,053 2.8 Note ..: not available for a specific reference period 2,174,175 43.2
1986 51,425 197.0 1.1 18,273 70.0 2.2 69,698 2.8 3,771,205 2,277,749 44.3
1987 52,510 198.5 0.8 19,558 73.9 5.6 72,068 2.7 4,027,809 2,368,958 45.1
1988 53,312 199.0 0.2 19,407 72.4 -2.1 72,719 2.7 4,389,414 2,390,008 44.8
1989 54,211 198.7 -0.1 19,526 71.6 -1.2 73,737 2.8 4,684,760 2,425,936 44.7
1990 56,034 202.3 1.8 19,259 69.5 -2.8 75,293 2.9 5,247,646 2,627,197 46.9
1991 56,768 202.5 0.1 19,440 69.4 -0.3 76,208 2.9 5,426,887 2,898,989 51.1
1992 56,992 200.9 -0.8 20,059 70.7 2.0 77,051 2.8 5,716,833 2,847,981 50.0
1993 56,901 198.4 -1.3 19,956 69.6 -1.6 76,857 2.9 5,790,165 2,735,623 48.1
1994 55,859 192.6 -2.9 19,492 67.2 -3.4 75,351 2.9 5,783,656 2,646,209 47.4
1995 55,008 187.7 -2.5 19,259 65.7 -2.2 74,267 2.9 5,808,607 2,639,654 48.0
1996 54,323 183.5 -2.3 19,603 66.2 0.7 73,926 2.8 5,856,055 2,644,893 48.7
1997 54,719 183.0 -0.3 19,679 65.8 -0.6 74,398 2.8 5,989,022 2,534,766 46.3
1998 54,763 181.6 -0.7 19,383 64.3 -2.3 74,146 2.8 6,209,756 2,440,230 44.6
1999 55,321 182.0 0.2 20,168 66.3 3.2 75,489 2.7 6,395,380 2,339,376 42.3
2000 55,954 182.3 0.2 19,907 64.9 -2.2 75,861 2.8 6,798,531 2,334,451 41.7
2001 57,076 184.0 0.9 19,982 64.4 -0.7 77,058 2.9 7,269,977 2,353,330 41.2
2002 58,422 186.3 1.3 20,732 66.1 2.6 79,154 2.8 7,827,195 2,355,322 40.3
2003 59,412 187.8 0.8 21,476 67.9 2.7 80,888 2.8 8,324,176 2,458,482 41.4
2004 59,800 187.2 -0.3 22,212 69.5 2.5 82,012 2.7 8,758,213 2,427,370 40.6
2005 61,026 189.3 1.1 23,391 72.5 4.3 84,417 2.6 9,281,879 2,361,974 38.7
2006 62,461 191.8 1.3 23,911 73.4 1.2 86,372 2.6 9,877,071 2,359,804 37.8
2007 64,134 195.0 1.7 25,295 76.9 4.8 89,429 2.5 10,544,771 2,271,754 35.4
2008 65,283 196.4 0.7 25,630 77.1 0.2 90,913 2.5 11,449,955 2,204,479 33.8
2009 67,243 200.0 1.8 27,056 80.5 4.4 94,299 2.5 12,314,197 2,172,809 32.3
2010 69,068 203.1 1.6 27,357 80.4 0.0 96,425 2.5 12,651,596 2,094,338 30.3
2011 69,424 202.2 -0.5 28,142 81.9 1.9 97,566 2.5 12,952,388 1,984,790 28.6
2012Note r: revised 69,505 200.0 -1.1 28,202 81.1 -1.0 97,707 2.5 13,518,135 1,949,160 28.0
2013 69,272 197.0 -1.5 27,872 79.3 -2.3 97,144 2.5 Note ..: not available for a specific reference period Note ..: not available for a specific reference period Note ..: not available for a specific reference period
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