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Former British colonies Compared by Military > Personnel > Per capita

DEFINITION: Armed forces personnel are active duty military personnel, including paramilitary forces if the training, organization, equipment, and control suggest they may be used to support or replace regular military forces. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Singapore 38.46 per 1,000 people 2005
2 Brunei 29.43 per 1,000 people 2005
3 Bahrain 28.9 per 1,000 people 2005
4 Israel 25.42 per 1,000 people 2005
5 Jordan 20.51 per 1,000 people 2005
6 Maldives 17.23 per 1,000 people 2000
7 Qatar 14.76 per 1,000 people 2005
8 United Arab Emirates 11.25 per 1,000 people 2005
9 Egypt 10.79 per 1,000 people 2005
10 Bhutan 10.74 per 1,000 people 2000
11 Sri Lanka 10.19 per 1,000 people 2005
12 Burma 9.56 per 1,000 people 2005
13 Kuwait 9.07 per 1,000 people 2005
14 Namibia 7.38 per 1,000 people 2005
15 Somalia 7.13 per 1,000 people 2000
16 Yemen 6.58 per 1,000 people 2005
17 Botswana 6.23 per 1,000 people 2005
18 Pakistan 5.91 per 1,000 people 2005
19 Malaysia 5.33 per 1,000 people 2005
20 United States 5.22 per 1,000 people 2005
21 Fiji 4.72 per 1,000 people 2005
22 Guyana 3.99 per 1,000 people 2005
23 Zimbabwe 3.92 per 1,000 people 2005
24 Belize 3.43 per 1,000 people 2005
25 Sudan 3.4 per 1,000 people 2005
26 Swaziland 2.94 per 1,000 people 1999
27 India 2.78 per 1,000 people 2005
28 The Bahamas 2.66 per 1,000 people 2005
29 Australia 2.61 per 1,000 people 2005
30 Sierra Leone 2.35 per 1,000 people 2005
31 Trinidad and Tobago 2.3 per 1,000 people 2005
32 Barbados 2.26 per 1,000 people 2005
33 Canada 2.2 per 1,000 people 2005
34 New Zealand 2.2 per 1,000 people 2005
35 Antigua and Barbuda 2.05 per 1,000 people 2005
36 Bangladesh 1.78 per 1,000 people 2005
37 Uganda 1.63 per 1,000 people 2005
38 Zambia 1.37 per 1,000 people 2005
39 Nigeria 1.14 per 1,000 people 2005
40 Jamaica 1.13 per 1,000 people 2005
41 Lesotho 1.11 per 1,000 people 2005
42 Kenya 0.847 per 1,000 people 2005
43 Tanzania 0.728 per 1,000 people 2005
44 Malawi 0.543 per 1,000 people 2005
45 The Gambia 0.527 per 1,000 people 2005
46 Ghana 0.317 per 1,000 people 2005

Citation

"Countries Compared by Military > Personnel > Per capita. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Development Indicators database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/Former-British-colonies/Military/Personnel/Per-capita

Former British colonies Compared by Military > Personnel > Per capita

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Interesting observations about Military > Personnel > Per capita

  • Israel ranked first for personnel > per capita amongst High income OECD countries in 2005.
  • Brunei ranked first for personnel > per capita amongst Muslim countries in 2005.
  • Greece ranked first for personnel > per capita amongst European Union in 2005.
  • Eritrea ranked first for personnel > per capita amongst Hot countries in 2005.
  • North Korea ranked first for personnel > per capita globally in 2005.
  • Singapore ranked first for personnel > per capita amongst Former British colonies in 2005.
  • Belarus ranked first for personnel > per capita amongst Europe in 2005.
  • Bulgaria ranked first for personnel > per capita amongst Emerging markets in 2005.
  • Armenia ranked second for personnel > per capita amongst Christian countries in 2005.
  • Laos ranked first for personnel > per capita amongst Landlocked countries in 2005.
  • Iraq ranked first for personnel > per capita amongst Failed states in 2005.
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