Number of Judges rose 0.244% to 820 persons in Sweden in 2016

Number of Judges (persons)
Law & Crime | Sweden | December 30, 2018
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Number of judges reached 820 persons in 2016 in Sweden, according to the United Nations. This is 0.244 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, number of judges in Sweden reached an all time high of 1,676 persons in 2007 and an all time low of 785 persons in 2013. When compared to Sweden's main peers, number of judges in Denmark amounted to 647 persons and 1,068 persons in Finland in 2016.

Sweden has been ranked 15th within the group of 24 countries we follow in terms of number of judges, 13 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

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 ...
China persons ... ... 192,732 ... 196,179 198,863 201,715 ... ...
Denmark persons 877 817 831 789 777
Finland persons 967 969 974 986 988
Germany persons ... 20,411 ... 20,382 ... 20,301 ... ...
Iceland persons ... ... ... 43.0 ... ... ...
Indonesia persons ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Japan persons 3,611 3,656 3,656 3,686 3,750 ... ...
Netherlands persons 2,502 2,448 2,403 2,378 2,359
New Zealand persons 225 276 ... ... ... ... ...
Norway persons 751 750 750 729 738 ...
Papua New Guinea persons ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Russia persons 28,515 28,183 29,361 30,068 33,603 ...
Sweden persons 1,138 1,192 1,172 785 815
USA persons 32,518 30,937 28,971 27,131 24,876 ...