Which Country Has the Most Policemen vs. Population?

Police Officers per 1 mil Inhabitants (persons), 2012 or latest
Law & Crime | February 22, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 61 countries in 2012, Montenegro ranked the highest in police officers per 1 mil people with 6,795 persons followed by Turkey and Macedonia. On the other end of the scale was Hungary with 864 persons, Kenya with 989 persons and India with 1,311 persons.

Data for more countries are available at Police Officers per 1 mil Inhabitants indicator page.

Police Officers per 1 mil Inhabitants Unit 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Algeria persons ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 3,167 3,397 3,643 4,017 4,093
Bosnia and Herzegovina persons ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 4,327
Croatia persons ... ... ... ... 4,299 4,686 4,546 4,645 4,805
Greece persons ... ... ... ... ... 4,390 4,622 4,583 5,076 5,355
Italy persons ... ... ... ... 5,490 3,791 3,759 4,875 4,566
Kazakhstan persons ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 4,452 4,498 4,466 4,948 4,583
Macedonia persons ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 4,669 4,578 4,719 5,827 5,395
Malta persons ... ... ... ... ... ... 4,213 4,617 4,477 4,368 4,516
Moldova persons ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 2,810 2,561 2,423 ... 2,449 ...
Montenegro persons ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 8,975 ... 7,972 8,805 8,136
Portugal persons ... ... ... ... 4,598 4,558 4,568 4,733 4,478
Russia persons ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 6,118 6,228 6,264 6,225 5,430 ...
Slovakia persons ... ... ... 3,778 3,741 3,715 4,023 3,968
Spain persons ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 4,750 4,812 4,953 5,067 5,224
Turkey persons ... 4,747 4,742 4,857 4,930 5,028