Number of Judges remained unchanged in Ireland in 2015

Number of Judges (persons)
Law & Crime | Ireland | December 30, 2018
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Number of judges reached 161 persons in 2015 in Ireland, according to the United Nations. This is the same as in the previous year.

Historically, number of judges in Ireland reached an all time high of 161 persons in 2014 and an all time low of 98.0 persons in 1995. When compared to Ireland's main peers, number of judges in France amounted to 5,720 persons and 5,489 persons in United Kingdom in 2015.

Ireland has been ranked 54th within the group of 67 countries we follow in terms of number of judges.

A judge is a person who presides over court proceedings, either alone or as part of a panel of judges.

Number of Judges Unit 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Australia persons 1,036 10,590 1,082 1,074 1,075 ...
Belgium persons ... ... 2,460 2,442 2,452 2,425 2,486 ...
Canada persons ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Denmark persons 877 817 831 789 777
France persons 5,932 5,863 5,858 5,807 5,669 ...
Germany persons ... 20,411 ... 20,382 ... 20,301 ... ...
Iceland persons ... ... ... 43.0 ... ... ...
Ireland persons ... ... 146 139 144 148 161 ...
Italy persons 9,226 8,695 11,260 11,257 11,144 ...
Mexico persons ... ... 4,827 4,856 5,163 5,143 5,457 ...
Norway persons 751 750 750 729 738 ...
Spain persons 4,689 4,890 5,036 5,219 5,352 ...
Sweden persons 1,138 1,192 1,172 785 815
USA persons 32,518 30,937 28,971 27,131 24,876 ...
United Kingdom persons ... ... ... 5,635 5,570 5,896 5,640