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High income OECD countries 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 Israel 25.42 per 1,000 people 2005
2 Greece 15.13 per 1,000 people 2005
3 Switzerland 14.66 per 1,000 people 2005
4 South Korea 14.35 per 1,000 people 2005
5 Norway 10.17 per 1,000 people 2005
6 Portugal 8.82 per 1,000 people 2005
7 Italy 7.59 per 1,000 people 2005
8 Chile 7.12 per 1,000 people 2005
9 Slovenia 6 per 1,000 people 2005
10 Estonia 5.94 per 1,000 people 2005
11 Finland 5.91 per 1,000 people 2005
12 France 5.9 per 1,000 people 2005
13 United States 5.22 per 1,000 people 2005
14 Spain 5.07 per 1,000 people 2005
15 Austria 4.86 per 1,000 people 2005
16 Poland 4.25 per 1,000 people 2005
17 Denmark 3.88 per 1,000 people 2005
18 Slovakia 3.71 per 1,000 people 2005
19 Netherlands 3.68 per 1,000 people 2005
20 United Kingdom 3.6 per 1,000 people 2005
21 Belgium 3.53 per 1,000 people 2005
22 Germany 3.46 per 1,000 people 2005
23 Luxembourg 3.31 per 1,000 people 2005
24 Sweden 3.17 per 1,000 people 2005
25 Czech Republic 2.74 per 1,000 people 2005
26 Australia 2.61 per 1,000 people 2005
27 Ireland 2.4 per 1,000 people 2005
28 Canada 2.2 per 1,000 people 2005
29 New Zealand 2.2 per 1,000 people 2005
30 Japan 2.13 per 1,000 people 2005
31 Iceland 0.345 per 1,000 people 2003

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/High-income-OECD-countries/Military/Personnel/Per-capita

High income OECD countries 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.
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