8 number of existing forces being combined into one

17,436 the officers who will be employed by Police Scotland

£1.7bn the saving expected to be made over the next 15 years

20 the number of senior officers being cut under plans for the new force, reducing from 31 to 11.

6700 the number of civilian staff who will initially be employed by Police Scotland

£208,100 Chief Constable Stephen House's annual salary

£1.2bn the 2013/14 budget for the new force