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Annual Judicial Diversity statistics published

Sep 29, 2018, 22:01 PM
family law, judicial appointment, judicial diversity statistics, ethnic minorities
The latest judicial diversity statistics as at 31 July 2014 have been published.
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The latest judicial diversity statistics as at 31 July 2014 have been published. 

Figures indicate that:
A complete breakdown of judicial diversity statistics appears on the judiciary website.

The 1 April 2014 figures show that:

  • The percentage of women sitting in courts and tribunals (excluding magistrates and non-legal members) has increased from 30% to 32%.
  • Nearly one in 10 of all courts and tribunals officeholders (9.4%) is from an ethnic minority background.
  • There are more women sitting as magistrates than men – over 52% out of a total of 21,626. And just under 9% of all magistrates are from an ethnic minority background
The latest appointments figures appear on the Judicial Appointments Commission (JAC) website.

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