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Sub-Saharan Africa 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 Eritrea 45.9 per 1,000 people 2005
2 Djibouti 16.39 per 1,000 people 2005
3 Burundi 10.87 per 1,000 people 2005
4 Angola 7.4 per 1,000 people 2005
5 Namibia 7.38 per 1,000 people 2005
6 Sao Tome and Principe 7.3 per 1,000 people 1999
7 Somalia 7.13 per 1,000 people 2000
8 Mauritania 6.84 per 1,000 people 2005
9 Botswana 6.23 per 1,000 people 2005
10 Rwanda 5.86 per 1,000 people 2005
11 Guinea-Bissau 5.67 per 1,000 people 2005
12 Seychelles 5.33 per 1,000 people 2005
13 Gabon 5.06 per 1,000 people 2005
14 Liberia 4.57 per 1,000 people 2005
15 Zimbabwe 3.92 per 1,000 people 2005
16 Chad 3.59 per 1,000 people 2005
17 Sudan 3.4 per 1,000 people 2005
18 Swaziland 2.94 per 1,000 people 1999
19 Ethiopia 2.57 per 1,000 people 2005
20 Sierra Leone 2.35 per 1,000 people 2005
21 Equatorial Guinea 1.99 per 1,000 people 2005
22 Cape Verde 1.97 per 1,000 people 2005
23 Uganda 1.63 per 1,000 people 2005
24 Senegal 1.63 per 1,000 people 2005
25 Mauritius 1.61 per 1,000 people 2005
26 Togo 1.59 per 1,000 people 2005
27 Guinea 1.44 per 1,000 people 2005
28 Cameroon 1.41 per 1,000 people 2005
29 Zambia 1.37 per 1,000 people 2005
30 South Africa 1.19 per 1,000 people 2005
31 Madagascar 1.18 per 1,000 people 2005
32 Nigeria 1.14 per 1,000 people 2005
33 Democratic Republic of the Congo 1.13 per 1,000 people 2005
34 Lesotho 1.11 per 1,000 people 2005
35 Cote d'Ivoire 1.05 per 1,000 people 2005
36 Benin 0.948 per 1,000 people 2005
37 Mali 0.888 per 1,000 people 2005
38 Burkina Faso 0.85 per 1,000 people 2005
39 Kenya 0.847 per 1,000 people 2005
40 Central African Republic 0.743 per 1,000 people 2005
41 Tanzania 0.728 per 1,000 people 2005
42 Niger 0.716 per 1,000 people 2005
43 Mozambique 0.556 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/Sub--Saharan-Africa/Military/Personnel/Per-capita

Sub-Saharan Africa Compared by Military > Personnel > Per capita

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