According to these data, there were 1,202 federally appointed judges in Canada as of October 1, 2021. Of these judges, approximately 43.8% were women. This percentage varies across the country. Across the territories, at least 50% of federally appointed judges were women whereas in the rest of the country, less than 50% of federally appointed judges were women. Notably, courts in Saskatchewan and Prince Edward Island had the lowest percentage of women at 35.7% and 40.0%, respectively.
Source: Gender Results Framework: Data table on the gender distribution of federally appointed judges in federal, provincial and territorial courts