Number of judges reached 1,224 persons in 2016 in Slovakia, according to the United Nations. This is 8.45 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, number of judges in Slovakia reached an all time high of 1,388 persons in 2008 and an all time low of 1,224 persons in 2016. When compared to Slovakia's main peers, number of judges in Austria amounted to 2,508 persons and 9,897 persons in Poland in 2016.
Slovakia has been ranked 11th within the group of 24 countries we follow in terms of number of judges, 18 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.