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Belgium

Belgian Active Ground Forces Stats

Definitions

  • Active Personnel > 2008: Strength of active personnel in ground forces of European Union member states in 2008. Figures do not include personnel in navy and air force.
  • Active Personnel > 2008 per 1000: Strength of active personnel in ground forces of European Union member states in 2008. Figures do not include personnel in navy and air force. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Active troops/thousand citizens: Active personnel in ground forces per thousand citizens of European Union member states in 2008. Figures do not include personnel in navy and air force.
  • Combat aircraft: Number of combat aircraft possessed by member states of the European Union in 2008.
  • Combat aircraft per million: Number of combat aircraft possessed by member states of the European Union in 2008. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Main Battle Tanks: Number of main battle tanks possessed by member states of the European Union in 2008.
  • Main Battle Tanks per million: Number of main battle tanks possessed by member states of the European Union in 2008. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Total: Total ground forces of European Union member states in 2008. Figures include active personnel, reserve forces as well as paramilitary forces.
  • Total per 1000: Total ground forces of European Union member states in 2008. Figures include active personnel, reserve forces as well as paramilitary forces. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Transport aircraft: Number of transport aircraft possessed by member states of the European Union in 2008.
  • Transport aircraft per million: Number of transport aircraft possessed by member states of the European Union in 2008. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK
Active Personnel > 2008 45,800 2008 8th out of 20
Active Personnel > 2008 per 1000 4.28 2008 8th out of 20
Active troops/thousand citizens 4.23 2008 10th out of 27
Combat aircraft 68 2008 3rd out of 5
Combat aircraft per million 6.35 2008 3rd out of 5
Main Battle Tanks 132 2008 6th out of 8
Main Battle Tanks per million 12.32 2008 6th out of 8
Total 146,300 2008 17th out of 27
Total per 1000 13.66 2008 13th out of 27
Transport aircraft 37 2008 10th out of 19
Transport aircraft per million 3.45 2008 7th out of 19

SOURCES: Various sources compiled into Wikipedia's Military of the European Union; Various sources compiled into Wikipedia's Military of the European Union. 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.

Citation

"Belgium Active Ground Forces Stats", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/profiles/Belgium/Military/Active-Ground-Forces