Number of Judges rose 10.8% to 368 persons in Panama in 2015

Number of Judges (persons)
Law & Crime | Panama | December 30, 2018
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Number of judges reached 368 persons in 2015 in Panama, according to the United Nations. This is 10.8 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, number of judges in Panama reached an all time high of 368 persons in 2015 and an all time low of 248 persons in 2004. When compared to Panama's main peers, number of judges in Colombia amounted to 5,422 persons and 847 persons in Honduras in 2015.

Panama has been ranked 46th within the group of 67 countries we follow in terms of number of judges, 3 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 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Belize persons ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Brazil persons ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Colombia persons 4,562 4,569 4,625 4,805 4,820
Costa Rica persons 1,022 1,085 1,129 1,148 1,284 ...
El Salvador persons 652 652 680 680 680
Guatemala persons 904 952 959 ... ... ...
Honduras persons ... ... ... ... 830 ... ... ...
Mexico persons ... ... ... 4,827 4,856 5,163 5,143
Nicaragua persons 55.0 68.0 ... ... ... ... ...
Panama persons 280 282 295 312 316
Peru persons ... ... 708 745 751 772 793
USA persons 32,532 32,518 30,937 28,971 27,131
Venezuela persons ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...