Number of judges reached 2,455 persons in 2015 in Belgium, according to the United Nations. This is 1.25 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, number of judges in Belgium reached an all time high of 2,486 persons in 2014 and an all time low of 2,425 persons in 2013. When compared to Belgium's main peers, number of judges in France amounted to 5,720 persons, 241 persons in Luxembourg and 2,357 persons in Netherlands in 2015.
Belgium has been ranked 21st within the group of 67 countries we follow in terms of number of judges.
A judge is a person who presides over court proceedings, either alone or as part of a panel of judges.