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Transport > Maritime > Armed forces personnel, total per 1000: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Armed forces personnel, total. 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.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 North Korea 55.99 2011
2 Eritrea 34.01 2011
3 Singapore 28.47 2011
4 Iraq 25.26 2011
5 Israel 23.76 2011
6 Brunei 22.75 2011
7 South Sudan 20.23 2011
8 Laos 19.8 2011
9 Montenegro 19.62 2011
10 Armenia 18.74 2011
11 Maldives 18.33 2000
12 Lebanon 18.25 2011
13 Jordan 17.88 2011
14 Belarus 16.68 2011
15 Oman 15.54 2011
16 Djibouti 15.3 2011
17 Bahrain 15.05 2011
18 South Korea 13.25 2011
19 Greece 13.13 2011
20 Cambodia 13.1 2011
21 Libya 12.74 2009
22 Afghanistan 11.69 2011
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 11.55 2011
23 Cyprus 11.42 2011
24 Sri Lanka 10.69 2011
25 Bhutan 10.63 2000
26 Egypt 10.52 2011
27 Seychelles 9.95 2011
28 Burma 9.8 2011
29 Russia 9.54 2011
30 Colombia 9.35 2011
31 Saudi Arabia 8.97 2011
32 Azerbaijan 8.93 2011
33 Portugal 8.55 2011
34 Algeria 8.4 2011
35 Turkey 8.39 2011
36 Syria 8.11 2011
37 Bolivia 8.06 2011
OPEC countries average (profile) 7.99 2011
38 Lithuania 7.71 2011
39 Morocco 7.67 2011
40 Uruguay 7.52 2011
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 7.51 2011
41 Iran 7.46 2011
42 Sao Tome and Principe 7.28 1999
43 Sudan 7.25 2011
44 Kuwait 7.23 2011
45 Georgia 7.22 2011
Eastern Europe average (profile) 7.15 2011
46 Thailand 7.13 2011
47 Romania 7.08 2011
Muslim countries average (profile) 6.96 2011
48 Namibia 6.85 2011
49 Cuba 6.7 2011
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 6.62 2011
Religious countries average (profile) 6.58 2011
50 Peru 6.48 2011
51 Bulgaria 6.44 2011
Landlocked countries average (profile) 6.43 1999
52 Mongolia 6.24 2011
Potential Future EU Members average (profile) 6.24 2011
53 Qatar 6.18 2011
failed states average (profile) 6.11 2011
Cold countries average (profile) 6.06 2011
54 Italy 6.05 2011
55 Chile 5.99 2011
56 Vietnam 5.94 2011
57 Yemen 5.92 2011
58 Slovenia 5.89 2011
59 Nepal 5.81 2011
60 Angola 5.8 2011
Europe average (profile) 5.75 2011
61 United Arab Emirates 5.71 2011
62 Mauritania 5.63 2011
Former British colonies average (profile) 5.6 2011
63 Pakistan 5.37 2011
64 Burundi 5.35 2011
65 Botswana 5.29 2011
South Asia average (profile) 5.17 2011
66 El Salvador 5.16 2011
67 Malta 5.09 2011
68 France 5.08 2011
Former French colonies average (profile) 5.08 2011
69 Croatia 5.05 2011
Eurozone average (profile) 5 2011
70 Norway 4.94 2011
South and Central Asia average (profile) 4.89 2011
71 United States 4.88 2011
High income OECD countries average (profile) 4.81 2011
Emerging markets average (profile) 4.8 2011
European Union average (profile) 4.77 2011
72 Ukraine 4.7 2011
73 Albania 4.68 2011
74 Spain 4.67 2011
NATO countries average (profile) 4.67 2011
75 Malaysia 4.65 2011
76 Finland 4.64 2011
77 Tunisia 4.48 2011
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 4.32 2011
78 Turkmenistan 4.31 2011
79 Estonia 4.29 2011
80 European Union 4.27 2011
81 Kazakhstan 4.26 2011
82 Gabon 4.2 2011
83 Fiji 4.03 2011
84 Guinea-Bissau 3.97 2011
Non-religious countries average (profile) 3.93 2011
85 Venezuela 3.9 2011
86 Dominican Republic 3.89 2011
87 Serbia 3.88 2011
88 Paraguay 3.87 2011
89 Ecuador 3.87 2011
90 Hungary 3.86 2011
91 Zimbabwe 3.8 2011
92 Republic of Macedonia 3.8 2011
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 3.74 2011
93 Kyrgyzstan 3.7 2011
94 Brazil 3.62 2011
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 3.57 2011
95 Suriname 3.47 2011
96 Belize 3.32 2011
97 Panama 3.21 2011
98 Rwanda 3.14 2011
99 Belgium 3.08 2011
100 Poland 3.06 2011
101 Trinidad and Tobago 3.04 2011
102 Denmark 2.95 2011
103 Slovakia 2.94 2011
104 Switzerland 2.92 2011
105 Luxembourg 2.91 2011
106 Chad 2.88 2011
107 Guatemala 2.88 2011
108 Swaziland 2.86 1999
109 Republic of the Congo 2.84 2011
110 Indonesia 2.77 2011
111 Mexico 2.76 2011
112 Austria 2.76 2011
113 Bosnia and Herzegovina 2.75 2011
114 United Kingdom 2.64 2011
115 Latvia 2.6 2011
116 Netherlands 2.59 2011
117 Honduras 2.57 2011
118 Argentina 2.56 2011
119 Australia 2.56 2011
120 Czech Republic 2.55 2011
121 Cape Verde 2.45 2011
122 Germany 2.4 2011
123 The Bahamas 2.32 2011
124 Uzbekistan 2.32 2011
125 Sweden 2.25 2011
126 China 2.19 2011
127 Moldova 2.18 2011
128 India 2.17 2011
129 Barbados 2.16 2011
130 Democratic Republic of the Congo 2.1 2011
131 Tajikistan 2.09 2011
132 Costa Rica 2.07 2011
133 Antigua and Barbuda 2.04 2011
134 Japan 2.03 2011
135 Nicaragua 2.03 2011
136 Ireland 1.94 2011
137 Mauritius 1.94 2011
138 New Zealand 1.94 2011
139 Canada 1.91 2011
140 Equatorial Guinea 1.84 2011
141 Sierra Leone 1.79 2011
142 Philippines 1.74 2011
143 Ethiopia 1.54 2011
144 South Africa 1.53 2011
145 Bangladesh 1.45 2011
146 Togo 1.44 2011
147 Senegal 1.4 2011
148 Guyana 1.39 2011
149 Uganda 1.33 2011
150 Zambia 1.21 2011
151 East Timor 1.13 2011
152 Guinea 1.1 2011
153 Cameroon 1.09 2011
154 Jamaica 1.05 2011
155 Cote d'Ivoire 0.997 2009
156 Madagascar 0.996 2011
157 Nigeria 0.987 2011
158 Lesotho 0.985 2011
159 Benin 0.966 2011
160 Mali 0.843 2011
161 Burkina Faso 0.716 2011
162 Central African Republic 0.71 2011
163 Kenya 0.692 2011
164 Niger 0.648 2011
165 Ghana 0.624 2011
166 Tanzania 0.613 2011
167 Iceland 0.564 2011
168 Liberia 0.502 2011
169 The Gambia 0.461 2011
170 Mozambique 0.456 2011
171 Papua New Guinea 0.442 2011
172 Malawi 0.44 2011
173 Somalia 0.323 2011
174 Haiti 0.00498 2011

Citation

"Countries Compared by Transport > Maritime > Armed forces personnel, total per 1000. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", International Institute for Strategic Studies, The Military Balance. 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/stats/Transport/Maritime/Armed-forces-personnel,-total-per-1000

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