This is an archived release.
Increase in man-years in the police
New statistics show a 5 percent increase in contracted man-years in the police and prosecution for 2009. This makes a total of 13 300 man-years. From 2005 to 2009 the total number of man-years increased by 1 700, or 14 percent.
Increase largest in civil man-years
The increase in man-years is largest among the civil man-years. From 2008 to 2009 the number of police man-years increased by 142, or 2 percent, while the number of civil man-years increased with 514, or 10 percent. From 2005 to 2009 the number of civil man-years increased with 1 500, while police man-years increased with 162.
The police and prosecution area in StatRes
The police and prosecution area in StatRes is organisationally limited to cover the Higher Prosecuting Authority, National Police Directorate, Police Districts, National Criminal Investigation Service, Norwegian National Authority for Investigation and Prosecution of Economic and Environmental Crime, Central Mobile Police Service, National Police Immigration Service, National Police Computing and Material Service, Public Prosecutors, Norwegian Police University College and Norwegian Bureau for the Investigation of Police Affairs. The indicator set for the police and prosecution area in StatRes is currently being developed and in the long term will be extended with additional and more detailed indicators. The publication in 2008 includes a limited number of main indicators from Statistics Norway's statistics on costs, man-years, crime, fear of crime and police education. The cost and man-year statistics are new and have been specially developed by Statistics Norway for publishing in StatRes. (Further reading in About the statistics ).
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