Table 4
Police officers by level of policing, by province and territory, 2019


Table 4
Police officers by level of policing, by province and territory, 2019
Table summary
This table displays the results of Police officers by level of policing. The information is grouped by Province and territory (appearing as row headers), 2019 population, Municipal police services, Provincial police services, Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Total police officers, Police officers per 100,000 population, Percentage change in rate, Contract policing, Federal and other policing, 2018 to 2019 and 2009 to 2019, calculated using number, rate and percent units of measure (appearing as column headers).
Province and territory 2019 populationTable 4 Note 1 Municipal police servicesTable 4 Note 2 Provincial police servicesTable 4 Note 3 Royal Canadian Mounted Police Total police officers Police officers per 100,000 population Percentage change in rateTable 4 Note 6
Contract policingTable 4 Note 4 Federal and other policingTable 4 Note 5 2018 to 2019 2009 to 2019
number rate percent
Newfoundland and Labrador 521,542 Note ...: not applicable 400 427 75 902 173 1.0 -2.5
Prince Edward Island 156,947 97 Note ...: not applicable 96 22 215 137 -2.8 -18.3
Nova Scotia 971,395 885 Note ...: not applicable 846 121 1,852 191 -1.6 -4.7
New Brunswick 776,827 433 Note ...: not applicable 703 115 1,251 161 1.0 -11.5
Quebec 8,484,965 9,303 5,433 Note ...: not applicable 886 15,622 184 -2.6 -7.0
OntarioTable 4 Note 7 14,566,547 17,989 5,602 Note ...: not applicable 1,749 25,340 174 -1.7 -11.5
Manitoba 1,369,465 1,579 Note ...: not applicable 913 129 2,621 191 1.5 -7.4
SaskatchewanTable 4 Note 8 1,174,462 1,079 Note ...: not applicable 1,171 130 2,380 203 1.9 -1.8
Alberta 4,371,316 4,410 Note ...: not applicable 2,877 401 7,687 176 0.7 4.4
British Columbia 5,071,336 2,553 Note ...: not applicable 5,972 765 9,290 183 -0.9 -6.3
YukonTable 4 Note 9 40,854 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable 120 11 131 321 -1.3 -11.3
Northwest TerritoriesTable 4 Note 9 44,826 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable 175 19 194 433 4.9 -4.7
NunavutTable 4 Note 9 38,780 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable 121 14 135 348 -2.4 -9.2
Provincial and territorial totalTable 4 Note 10 37,589,262 38,326 11,435 13,421 4,437 67,618 180 -1.2 -7.5
Royal Canadian Mounted Police operation and corporate headquarters Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable 849 849 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Royal Canadian Mounted Police training academy depot division and forensic labs Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable 252 252 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Canada 37,589,262 38,326 11,435 13,421 5,537 68,718 183 -1.1 -8.6
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