Gender statistics of judges in post 2008

As at 1 April 2008

Post Former
Barristers
Former
Solicitors
Total
Lord of Appeal in Ordinary Women 1 0 1
Men 11 0 11
Total 12 0 12
% Women 8.33 0 8.33
Heads of Division Women 0 0 0
Men 5 0 5
Total 5 0 5
% Women 0 0 0
Lord Justice of Appeal Women 3 0 3
Men 33 1 34
Total 36 1 37
% Women 8.33 0 8.11
High Court Judge Women 11 0 11
Men 98 1 99
Total 109 1 110
% Women 10.09 0 10.00
Circuit Judge Women 72 15 87
Men 492 74 566
Total 564 89 653
% Women 12.77 16.85 13.32
Recorder Women 168 26 194
Men 1028 83 1111
Total 1196 109 1305
% Women 14.05 23.85 14.87
Judge Advocates Women 0 0 0
Men 9 0 9
Total 9 0 9
% Women 0 0 0
Deputy Judge Advocates Women 1 0 1
Men 10 1 11
Total 11 1 12
% Women 9.09 0 8.33
District Judge Women 13 85 98
Men 25 315 340
Total 38 400 438
% Women 34.21 21.25 22.37
Deputy District Judge Women 34 177 211
Men 68 494 562
Total 102 671 773
% Women 26.38 33.33 27.3
District Judge (Magistrates’ Courts) Women 13 18 31
Men 34 71 105
Total 47 89 136
% Women 27.66 20.22 22.79
Deputy District Judge (Magistrates’ Crt) Women 18 22 40
Men 53 74 127
Total 71 96 167
% Women 25.35 22.92 23.95
Masters, Registrars, Costs Judges and DJ (PRFD) Women 6 5 11
Men 23 14 37
Total 29 19 48
% Women 20.69 26.32 22.92
Deputy Masters, Deputy Registrars, Deputy Costs Judges and Deputy District Judge (PRFD) Women 27 12 39
Men 28 48 76
Total 55 60 115
% Women 49.09 20 33.91

These figures are not directly comparable to 2007’s figures as the data has been widened to include four new types of judicial post. These are:

  • Judge Advocates
  • Deputy Judge Advocates
  • Masters, Registrars, Costs Judges and DJ, and
  • Deputy Masters, Registrars, Deputy Costs