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Finland

Finland 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.
  • 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.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK
Active Personnel > 2008 36,700 2008 11th out of 20
Active Personnel > 2008 per 1000 6.91 2008 3rd out of 20
Active troops/thousand citizens 6.83 2008 3rd out of 27
Main Battle Tanks 124 2008 7th out of 8
Main Battle Tanks per million 23.34 2008 2nd out of 8
Total 524,800 2008 5th out of 27
Total per 1000 98.77 2008 4th out of 27

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

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