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failed states Compared by Military > Personnel per 1000

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. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Iraq 8.29 2005
2 Yemen 6.85 2005
3 Somalia 6.77 2000
4 Guinea-Bissau 6.33 2005
5 Pakistan 5.83 2005
6 Zimbabwe 4.01 2005
7 Sudan 3.89 2005
8 Chad 3.49 2005
9 Guinea 1.36 2005
10 Democratic Republic of the Congo 1.2 2005
11 Nigeria 1.15 2005
12 Cote d'Ivoire 1.09 2005
13 Afghanistan 1.09 2005
14 Central African Republic 0.757 2005
15 Haiti 0.589 2003

Citation

"Countries Compared by Military > Personnel per 1000. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Development Indicators database. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/failed-states/Military/Personnel-per-1000

failed states Compared by Military > Personnel per 1000

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Interesting observations about Military > Personnel per 1000

  • Israel ranked first for personnel per 1000 amongst High income OECD countries in 2005.
  • Brunei ranked first for personnel per 1000 amongst Muslim countries in 2005.
  • Greece ranked first for personnel per 1000 amongst European Union in 2005.
  • Eritrea ranked first for personnel per 1000 amongst Hot countries in 2005.
  • North Korea ranked first for personnel per 1000 globally in 2005.
  • Singapore ranked first for personnel per 1000 amongst Former British colonies in 2005.
  • Belarus ranked first for personnel per 1000 amongst Europe in 2005.
  • Bulgaria ranked first for personnel per 1000 amongst Emerging markets in 2005.
  • Armenia ranked second for personnel per 1000 amongst Christian countries in 2005.
  • Laos ranked first for personnel per 1000 amongst Landlocked countries in 2005.
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