Which Country Has the Most Female Police Officers?

Female Police Officers (As % of Total) (%), 2015 or latest
Law & Crime | December 30, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 73 countries in 2015, Belize ranked the highest in female police officers as a share of all police officers with 90.6% followed by Bulgaria and Switzerland. On the other end of the scale was Lebanon with 3.66%, Madagascar with 3.66% and Burundi with 5.35%.

Data for more countries are available at Female Police Officers (As % of Total) indicator page.

Female Police Officers (As % of Total) Unit 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Australia % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 32.4% 32.6% 32.5% 32.2%
Belize % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 17.7% ...
Bulgaria % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Estonia % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 34.3%
Guyana % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 23.5% 23.4% 24.0% 25.2% ...
Latvia % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 34.8% 34.1%
Lithuania % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 26.2% 26.9% 28.8% 30.5% 32.5%
Mexico % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 28.1% 27.8% 23.9% 21.9% 23.5%
Netherlands % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 28.3% 28.9% 29.0% 29.4% 29.7%
Norway % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 20.2% 21.6% 22.5% 23.9% 25.0% ...
Rwanda % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 19.0% 22.1% 27.9% 29.9% 30.0% ... ...
Slovenia % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 14.5% 14.9% 15.1% 15.3% 15.3%
Sweden % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 26.0% 27.3% 21.6% 29.2% 30.0%
Switzerland % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 46.4% 54.6% ...
United Kingdom % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 25.6% 26.2% 26.8% 27.3% 27.9%