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05. Criminal Justice System
20. Professional Judges or Magistrates (Females, percentage)
Represents the total number of Female professional Judges or Magistrates, as a PERCENTAGE of the total number of professional Judges or Magistrates (Males & Females).
It is calculated as follows: Percentage of Female professional Judges or Magistrates (WJ) = (TNJw/TNJ)*100; where TNJw is the total number of Female Judges or Magistrates, and TNJ is the total number of Judges or Magistrates (Males & Females).
“PROFESSIONAL JUDGES OR MAGISTRATES” means both full-time and part-time professionals as at December 31 authorized to hear civil, criminal and other cases, including in appeal courts, and to make dispositions in a court of law. Please also include authorized associate judges and magistrates.
[Source: United Nations Survey on Crime Trends and Operations of Criminal Justice Systems (UN-CTS) 2016]


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Countries
 
    
Antigua and Barbuda------ 
Argentina201228.73 
Bahamas201061.29 
Barbados201454.17 
Belize------ 
Bolivia------ 
Brazil------ 
Canada------ 
Chile201458.87 
Colombia------ 
Costa Rica201451.79 
Dominica------ 
Dominican Republic201151.34 
Ecuador------ 
El Salvador201446.34 
Grenada------ 
Guatemala201442.96 
Guyana201361.11 
Haiti------ 
Honduras201452.47 
Jamaica------ 
Mexico201435.17 
Nicaragua201050.00 
Panama201454.97 
Paraguay201442.91 
Peru200831.97 
Saint Kitts and Nevis200950.00 
Saint Lucia2009233.33 
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines------ 
Suriname------ 
Trinidad and Tobago201458.24 
United States------ 
Uruguay------ 
Venezuela------ 
Regions
 
    
01. Americas------ 
02. Caribbean------ 
03. Central America------ 
04. North America------ 
05. South America------ 
* Alertamerica adopts the use of commas to indicate figures un the thousands (1,000) while points signal decimals (10.5).