Nunavut Legal Services Study

Figure 2.6: Ratio of Population to Police Officers by Province or Territory (2001)

This is a horizontal bar chart that illustrates the ratio of population to police officers by Province or Territory for the year 2001.

The Y axis represents the Provinces and Territories.

The following Provinces and Territories are listed from bottom to top:

  • Newfoundland and Labrador,
  • Prince Edward Island,
  • Nova Scotia,
  • New Brunswick,
  • Quebec,
  • Ontario,
  • Manitoba,
  • Saskatchewan,
  • Alberta,
  • British Columbia,
  • Yukon,
  • the Northwest Territories and
  • Nunavut. 

The X axis represents the ratio of population to police officers.  It is measured in numbers in increments of hundred starting from 0 to 800. 

  • In the province of Newfoundland and Labrador the ratio of population to police officers is about 700.
  • In the province of Prince Edward Island, the ratio of population to police officers is slightly less than 700.
  • In the province of Nova Scotia, the ratio of population to police officers is about 600.
  • In the province of New Brunswick, the ratio of population to police officers is slightly less than 600.
  • In the province of Quebec, the ratio of population to police officers is about 550.
  • In the province of Ontario, the ratio of population to police officers is about 550.
  • In the province of Manitoba, the ratio of population to police officers is between 500 and 550.
  • In the province of Saskatchewan, the ratio of population to police officers is between 500 and 550.
  • In the province of Alberta, the ratio of population to police officers is slightly less than 700.
  • In the province of British Columbia, the ratio of population to police officers is about 650.
  • In the Yukon, the ratio of population to police officers is about 250.
  • In the Northwest Territories, the ratio of population to police officers is between 250 and 300.
  • In Nunavut, the ratio of population to police officers is about 300.
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