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Share of women among police staff



Share of women among police staff
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Country 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Albania .. .. .. 8.7 8.8 9.1 9.6 10.5 10.7 10.6 9.7 9.7 9.8
Austria 8.8 10.2 10.7 11.0 11.9 12.7 13.3 13.9 14.5 .. .. .. ..
Belgium 11.2 11.8 .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. ..
Bulgaria 7.0 8.0 8.6 9.3 18.4 17.8 19.6 19.4 19.3 19.4 20.9 .. ..
Canada 19.6 19.0 20.9 19.7 21.1 20.5 21.2 22.8 20.0 23.3 21.9 24.6 22.6
Croatia 8.3 8.5 11.9 12.4 14.7 16.1 16.4 16.6 17.2 17.4 17.6 17.8 18.0
Cyprus .. .. .. .. 21.9 22.2 22.9 76.3 24.5 24.6 24.1 24.2 24.8
Czechia .. 13.0 13.8 14.7 14.7 15.3 15.4 .. 15.2 15.0 .. .. ..
Denmark .. .. .. 11.5 .. .. 12.5 .. 13.5 .. 14.7 .. ..
Estonia 32.9 35.1 37.3 36.1 36.5 33.9 33.8 34.0 34.3 34.6 34.7 34.8 35.0
Finland 12.5 13.2 13.5 14.2 14.9 17.4 17.8 13.2 13.5 18.0 18.3 18.7 ..
France 15.1 .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 19.0 .. ..
Georgia 6.5 7.0 6.5 7.0 8.8 9.8 7.9 7.9 8.8 9.3 9.7 9.2 9.5
Germany 14.6 15.3 15.8 16.3 16.7 17.3 17.9 18.5 19.2 19.8 20.4 21.1 21.9
Greece 10.4 10.9 .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 13.4 13.4 13.5 13.7
Hungary 17.0 21.0 24.2 24.9 26.3 27.7 17.0 17.2 17.8 18.4 17.4 15.8 16.9
Iceland 10.3 11.9 12.2 13.2 12.4 12.0 11.7 12.6 12.7 12.8 14.3 16.0 15.9
Ireland 17.8 19.4 20.6 21.7 23.4 24.0 24.5 25.1 25.5 25.8 25.9 .. ..
Israel 22.7 22.9 24.3 23.9 21.6 21.0 20.5 21.5 21.5 23.2 24.6 32.0 32.0
Italy 6.1 6.1 6.2 6.4 6.7 6.8 7.2 7.5 7.7 7.9 8.1 8.4 ..
Kazakhstan 9.4 9.9 10.2 10.4 10.9 11.0 11.8 14.3 17.1 9.5 9.5 11.9 12.4
Latvia 23.0 24.0 29.7 28.0 28.9 28.2 31.3 31.5 34.1 35.2 35.6 36.8 ..
Lithuania 21.4 22.6 24.0 25.2 26.2 26.9 28.8 30.5 32.5 34.5 36.1 37.8 38.6
Luxembourg 8.3 9.0 9.9 10.1 .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. ..
Republic of Moldova 6.9 7.6 7.9 9.1 8.9 9.6 9.8 17.9 17.5 16.7 17.4 17.9 18.8
Netherlands 26.3 27.0 27.9 28.9 30.5 31.3 29.0 29.4 .. .. .. .. ..
Norway .. 14.3 14.3 14.3 24.1 24.2 25.2 26.4 27.7 28.7 .. .. ..
Poland 11.1 11.2 11.6 12.7 13.0 13.1 13.7 14.3 14.9 15.2 15.4 15.6 16.0
Portugal 3.7 4.1 5.4 5.8 6.2 6.4 6.8 7.0 7.3 7.3 7.5 7.7 7.8
Romania .. .. 10.8 10.6 11.3 11.9 12.1 13.4 13.7 13.9 14.0 16.4 18.7
Slovenia 16.6 16.5 16.1 17.5 17.3 18.7 18.9 19.1 18.7 18.6 19.1 18.5 18.5
Sweden 22.8 23.6 25.4 26.4 27.1 28.4 29.8 30.6 31.4 67.1 67.0 66.3 ..
Switzerland .. .. .. .. .. 16.7 16.7 20.0 15.4 20.0 19.2 18.5 ..
Turkey 5.4 5.5 5.6 5.6 5.7 5.7 5.6 5.5 5.5 5.5 5.5 6.0 6.1
Ukraine .. 10.6 .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. ..
United Kingdom 21.2 22.3 23.3 24.3 25.1 25.7 26.3 26.8 27.3 27.9 28.3 .. ..
Country 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Albania .. .. .. 8.7 8.8 9.1 9.6 10.5 10.7 10.6 9.7 9.7 9.8
Austria 8.8 10.2 10.7 11.0 11.9 12.7 13.3 13.9 14.5 .. .. .. ..
Belgium 11.2 11.8 .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. ..
Bulgaria 7.0 8.0 8.6 9.3 18.4 17.8 19.6 19.4 19.3 19.4 20.9 .. ..
Canada 19.6 19.0 20.9 19.7 21.1 20.5 21.2 22.8 20.0 23.3 21.9 24.6 22.6
Croatia 8.3 8.5 11.9 12.4 14.7 16.1 16.4 16.6 17.2 17.4 17.6 17.8 18.0
Cyprus .. .. .. .. 21.9 22.2 22.9 76.3 24.5 24.6 24.1 24.2 24.8
Czechia .. 13.0 13.8 14.7 14.7 15.3 15.4 .. 15.2 15.0 .. .. ..
Denmark .. .. .. 11.5 .. .. 12.5 .. 13.5 .. 14.7 .. ..
Estonia 32.9 35.1 37.3 36.1 36.5 33.9 33.8 34.0 34.3 34.6 34.7 34.8 35.0
Finland 12.5 13.2 13.5 14.2 14.9 17.4 17.8 13.2 13.5 18.0 18.3 18.7 ..
France 15.1 .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 19.0 .. ..
Georgia 6.5 7.0 6.5 7.0 8.8 9.8 7.9 7.9 8.8 9.3 9.7 9.2 9.5
Germany 14.6 15.3 15.8 16.3 16.7 17.3 17.9 18.5 19.2 19.8 20.4 21.1 21.9
Greece 10.4 10.9 .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 13.4 13.4 13.5 13.7
Hungary 17.0 21.0 24.2 24.9 26.3 27.7 17.0 17.2 17.8 18.4 17.4 15.8 16.9
Iceland 10.3 11.9 12.2 13.2 12.4 12.0 11.7 12.6 12.7 12.8 14.3 16.0 15.9
Ireland 17.8 19.4 20.6 21.7 23.4 24.0 24.5 25.1 25.5 25.8 25.9 .. ..
Israel 22.7 22.9 24.3 23.9 21.6 21.0 20.5 21.5 21.5 23.2 24.6 32.0 32.0
Italy 6.1 6.1 6.2 6.4 6.7 6.8 7.2 7.5 7.7 7.9 8.1 8.4 ..
Kazakhstan 9.4 9.9 10.2 10.4 10.9 11.0 11.8 14.3 17.1 9.5 9.5 11.9 12.4
Latvia 23.0 24.0 29.7 28.0 28.9 28.2 31.3 31.5 34.1 35.2 35.6 36.8 ..
Lithuania 21.4 22.6 24.0 25.2 26.2 26.9 28.8 30.5 32.5 34.5 36.1 37.8 38.6
Luxembourg 8.3 9.0 9.9 10.1 .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. ..
Republic of Moldova 6.9 7.6 7.9 9.1 8.9 9.6 9.8 17.9 17.5 16.7 17.4 17.9 18.8
Netherlands 26.3 27.0 27.9 28.9 30.5 31.3 29.0 29.4 .. .. .. .. ..
Norway .. 14.3 14.3 14.3 24.1 24.2 25.2 26.4 27.7 28.7 .. .. ..
Poland 11.1 11.2 11.6 12.7 13.0 13.1 13.7 14.3 14.9 15.2 15.4 15.6 16.0
Portugal 3.7 4.1 5.4 5.8 6.2 6.4 6.8 7.0 7.3 7.3 7.5 7.7 7.8
Romania .. .. 10.8 10.6 11.3 11.9 12.1 13.4 13.7 13.9 14.0 16.4 18.7
Slovenia 16.6 16.5 16.1 17.5 17.3 18.7 18.9 19.1 18.7 18.6 19.1 18.5 18.5
Sweden 22.8 23.6 25.4 26.4 27.1 28.4 29.8 30.6 31.4 67.1 67.0 66.3 ..
Switzerland .. .. .. .. .. 16.7 16.7 20.0 15.4 20.0 19.2 18.5 ..
Turkey 5.4 5.5 5.6 5.6 5.7 5.7 5.6 5.5 5.5 5.5 5.5 6.0 6.1
Ukraine .. 10.6 .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. ..
United Kingdom 21.2 22.3 23.3 24.3 25.1 25.7 26.3 26.8 27.3 27.9 28.3 .. ..

Footnote:  
Police staff or law enforcement personnel: personnel in public agencies whose principal functions are prevention, detection and investigation of crime and the apprehension of alleged offenders. Data focus on the civil police rather than on the national guard or local militia. Data concerning support staff (secretaries, clerks etc.) are not included.