Table 6
Police officers by sex, provinces and territories, 2010

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Police officers by sex, provinces and territories, 2010
  Male Female Total
  number percent number percent number
Newfoundland and Labrador 772 82.2 167 17.8 939
Prince Edward Island 201 84.5 37 15.5 238
Nova Scotia 1,607 84.0 305 16.0 1,912
New Brunswick 1,184 84.7 214 15.3 1,398
Quebec 12,003 77.0 3,583 23.0 15,586
Ontario 21,608 82.0 4,753 18.0 26,361
Manitoba 2,182 85.6 367 14.4 2,549
Saskatchewan 1,903 82.7 399 17.3 2,302
Alberta 5,470 82.9 1,132 17.1 6,602
British Columbia 7,150 79.1 1,894 20.9 9,044
Yukon 104 86.0 17 14.0 121
Northwest Territories 172 85.1 30 14.9 202
Nunavut 115 87.1 17 12.9 132
Royal Canadian Mounted Police Headquarters and Training Academy 1,498 78.3 415 21.7 1,913
Canada 55,969 80.8 13,330 19.2 69,299
Source(s):
Statistics Canada, Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics, Police Administration Survey.