Statistics on police numbers in general and of women police in particular have been gathered and published by the Bureau of Police Research and Development since 2005. As on 1/1/2014, the total strength of police in India stands at 1,722,786. For a population of 1.22 billion, this leaves a ratio of approximately one police officer for every 708 people. Coming to women, there are 105,325 female police officers in India, making up a national average of 6.11%. For more, read CHRI's recent report, Rough Roads to Equality: Women Police in South Asia.