Number of Judges rose 0.674% to 448 persons in Latvia in 2016

Number of Judges (persons)
Law & Crime | Latvia | December 30, 2018
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Number of judges reached 448 persons in 2016 in Latvia, according to the United Nations. This is 0.674 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, number of judges in Latvia reached an all time high of 448 persons in 2016 and an all time low of 312 persons in 1995. When compared to Latvia's main peers, number of judges in Estonia amounted to 215 persons and 778 persons in Lithuania in 2016.

Latvia has been ranked 18th within the group of 24 countries we follow in terms of number of judges, 27 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
Belarus persons ... ... ... ... ... ... 1,239 ... ...
China persons ... ... 192,732 ... 196,179 198,863 201,715 ... ...
Estonia persons 224 221 228 226 230
Finland persons 967 969 974 986 988
Germany persons ... 20,411 ... 20,382 ... 20,301 ... ...
Japan persons 3,611 3,656 3,656 3,686 3,750 ... ...
Latvia persons 423 421 435 430 430
Lithuania persons 776 774 769 771 755
Poland persons 9,927 9,922 9,938 9,926 9,967
Russia persons 28,515 28,183 29,361 30,068 33,603 ...
USA persons 32,518 30,937 28,971 27,131 24,876 ...
Ukraine persons ... ... ... ... ... ... ...