Table 1
Trends in police personnel, Canada, 1962 to 2017

Table 1
Trends in police personnel, Canada, 1962 to 2017
Table summary
This table displays the results of Trends in police personnel. The information is grouped by Year (appearing as row headers), Police officers, Civilian personnel, Total personnel, Police officers as a proportion of total personnel, Civilian personnel as a proportion of total personnel, Police to civilians, Total, Officers per 100,000 population, Percentage change in rate and Per 100,000 population, calculated using number, rate, percent and ratio units of measure (appearing as column headers).
Year Police officersTable 1 Note 1 Civilian personnelTable 1 Note 2 Total personnel Police officers as a proportion of total personnel Civilian personnel as a proportion of total personnel Police to civilians
Total Officers per 100,000 population Percentage change in rateTable 1 Note 3 Total Per 100,000 population Percentage change in rateTable 1 Note 3
number rateTable 1 Note 4 percent number rateTable 1 Note 4 percent number percent percent ratio
1962 26,129 140.6 Note ...: not applicable 5,699 30.7 Note ...: not applicable 31,828 82.1 17.9 4.6
1963 27,333 144.4 2.7 5,935 31.4 2.3 33,268 82.2 17.8 4.6
1964 28,823 149.4 3.5 6,655 34.5 9.9 35,478 81.2 18.8 4.3
1965 30,146 153.5 2.7 7,133 36.3 5.2 37,279 80.9 19.1 4.2
1966 32,086 160.3 4.4 7,583 37.9 4.4 39,669 80.9 19.1 4.2
1967 33,792 165.8 3.4 8,018 39.3 3.7 41,810 80.8 19.2 4.2
1968 34,887 168.5 1.6 8,351 40.3 2.5 43,238 80.7 19.3 4.2
1969 36,342 173.0 2.7 8,963 42.7 6.0 45,305 80.2 19.8 4.1
1970 37,949 178.2 3.0 9,936 46.7 9.4 47,885 79.3 20.7 3.8
1971 40,148 182.8 2.6 10,597 48.3 3.3 50,745 79.1 20.9 3.8
1972 41,214 185.5 1.5 11,762 52.9 9.7 52,976 77.8 22.2 3.5
1973 43,142 191.8 3.4 12,297 54.7 3.3 55,439 77.8 22.2 3.5
1974 45,276 198.5 3.5 12,085 53.0 -3.1 57,361 78.9 21.1 3.7
1975 47,713 206.2 3.9 13,794 59.6 12.5 61,507 77.6 22.4 3.5
1976 48,213 205.6 -0.3 14,377 61.3 2.9 62,590 77.0 23.0 3.4
1977 48,764 205.5 0.0 15,231 64.2 4.7 63,995 76.2 23.8 3.2
1978 48,705 203.2 -1.1 15,749 65.7 2.4 64,454 75.6 24.4 3.1
1979 48,990 202.4 -0.4 15,001 62.0 -5.7 63,991 76.6 23.4 3.3
1980 49,841 203.3 0.4 16,410 66.9 8.0 66,251 75.2 24.8 3.0
1981 50,563 203.7 0.2 16,999 68.5 2.3 67,562 74.8 25.2 3.0
1982 50,539 201.2 -1.2 17,738 70.6 3.1 68,277 74.0 26.0 2.8
1983 50,081 197.4 -1.9 17,342 68.4 -3.2 67,423 74.3 25.7 2.9
1984 50,010 195.3 -1.1 17,503 68.4 0.0 67,513 74.1 25.9 2.9
1985 50,351 194.8 -0.2 17,702 68.5 0.2 68,053 74.0 26.0 2.8
1986 51,425 197.0 1.1 18,273 70.0 2.2 69,698 73.8 26.2 2.8
1987 52,510 198.5 0.8 19,558 73.9 5.6 72,068 72.9 27.1 2.7
1988 53,312 199.0 0.2 19,407 72.4 -2.1 72,719 73.3 26.7 2.7
1989 54,211 198.7 -0.1 19,526 71.6 -1.2 73,737 73.5 26.5 2.8
1990 56,034 202.3 1.8 19,259 69.5 -2.8 75,293 74.4 25.6 2.9
1991 56,768 202.5 0.1 19,440 69.4 -0.3 76,208 74.5 25.5 2.9
1992 56,992 200.9 -0.8 20,059 70.7 2.0 77,051 74.0 26.0 2.8
1993 56,901 198.4 -1.3 19,956 69.6 -1.6 76,857 74.0 26.0 2.9
1994 55,859 192.6 -2.9 19,492 67.2 -3.4 75,351 74.1 25.9 2.9
1995 55,008 187.7 -2.5 19,259 65.7 -2.2 74,267 74.1 25.9 2.9
1996 54,323 183.5 -2.3 19,603 66.2 0.7 73,926 73.5 26.5 2.8
1997 54,719 183.0 -0.3 19,679 65.8 -0.6 74,398 73.5 26.5 2.8
1998 54,763 181.6 -0.7 19,383 64.3 -2.3 74,146 73.9 26.1 2.8
1999Note r: revised 55,321 182.0 0.2 20,169 66.3 3.2 75,490 73.3 26.7 2.7
2000Note r: revised 55,954 182.3 0.2 19,917 64.9 -2.2 75,871 73.7 26.3 2.8
2001 57,076 184.0 0.9 19,982 64.4 -0.7 77,058 74.1 25.9 2.9
2002 58,422 186.3 1.3 20,732 66.1 2.6 79,154 73.8 26.2 2.8
2003 59,412 187.8 0.8 21,476 67.9 2.7 80,888 73.4 26.6 2.8
2004 59,800 187.2 -0.3 22,212 69.5 2.5 82,012 72.9 27.1 2.7
2005 61,026 189.3 1.1 23,391 72.5 4.3 84,417 72.3 27.7 2.6
2006 62,461 191.8 1.3 23,911 73.4 1.2 86,372 72.3 27.7 2.6
2007 64,134 195.0 1.7 25,295 76.9 4.8 89,429 71.7 28.3 2.5
2008 65,283 196.4 0.7 25,630 77.1 0.2 90,913 71.8 28.2 2.5
2009 67,243 200.0 1.8 27,056 80.5 4.4 94,299 71.3 28.7 2.5
2010 69,068 203.1 1.6 27,357 80.4 0.0 96,425 71.6 28.4 2.5
2011 69,424 202.2 -0.5 28,142 81.9 1.9 97,566 71.2 28.8 2.5
2012 69,505 200.0 -1.1 28,202 81.2 -1.0 97,707 71.1 28.9 2.5
2013 69,250 197.0 -1.5 27,870 79.3 -2.3 97,120 71.3 28.7 2.5
2014Note r: revised 68,806 193.6 -1.7 28,425 80.0 0.9 97,231 70.8 29.2 2.4
2015Note r: revised 68,772 191.9 -0.9 28,371 79.2 -1.0 97,143 70.8 29.2 2.4
2016Note r: revised 68,859 189.9 -1.1 28,436 78.4 -1.0 97,295 70.8 29.2 2.4
2017 69,027 188.0 -1.0 29,049 79.1 0.9 98,076 70.4 29.6 2.4
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