Judge-Population Ratio Stood At 21.03 Judges Per Million People In 2020: Law Minister

The judge-population ratio in India stood at 21.03 judges per million people in 2020, the Rajya Sabha was informed on Thursday. The judge-population ratio in 2018 stood at 19.78 judges per million people and 20.39 in 2019, Law Minister Kiren Rijiju told the Upper House in a written reply. In order to calculate the judge-population ratio for per million population in a particular year, the Department of Justice in the Ministry of Law, uses the population count as per 2011 census and available information regarding sanctioned strength of judges in…

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