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Transport > Maritime > Armed forces personnel > % of total labor force: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Armed forces personnel (% of total labor force). 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. Labor force comprises all people who meet the International Labour Organization's definition of the economically active population.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Iraq 10.3% 2011
2 North Korea 9.3% 2011
3 Eritrea 7.05% 2011
4 Jordan 6.59% 2011
5 Maldives 5.71% 2000
6 Israel 5.71% 2011
7 Singapore 5.15% 2011
8 Lebanon 5.15% 2011
9 Brunei 4.67% 2011
10 Afghanistan 4.58% 2011
11 Djibouti 4.49% 2011
12 Armenia 4.01% 2011
13 Laos 3.98% 2011
14 Belarus 3.51% 2011
15 Oman 3.41% 2011
16 Libya 3.36% 2009
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 3.29% 2011
17 Egypt 3.14% 2011
18 Syria 2.96% 2011
19 Greece 2.8% 2011
20 Bhutan 2.69% 2000
21 Bahrain 2.66% 2011
22 Algeria 2.65% 2011
23 South Korea 2.61% 2011
24 Sri Lanka 2.6% 2011
25 Saudi Arabia 2.57% 2011
26 Sao Tome and Principe 2.37% 1999
OPEC countries average (profile) 2.35% 2011
27 Sudan 2.32% 2011
28 Cambodia 2.31% 2011
29 Turkey 2.3% 2011
30 Iran 2.18% 2011
31 Morocco 2.15% 2011
32 Cyprus 2.14% 2011
33 Yemen 2.08% 2011
34 Colombia 1.94% 2011
Muslim countries average (profile) 1.93% 2011
35 Russia 1.78% 2011
36 Azerbaijan 1.77% 2011
failed states average (profile) 1.76% 2011
37 Mauritania 1.76% 2011
South Asia average (profile) 1.74% 2011
38 Bolivia 1.73% 2011
39 Namibia 1.7% 2011
Religious countries average (profile) 1.68% 2011
40 Burma 1.68% 2011
41 Portugal 1.62% 2011
42 Angola 1.59% 2011
43 Lithuania 1.55% 2011
44 Pakistan 1.54% 2011
45 Romania 1.48% 2011
46 Uruguay 1.48% 2011
47 Italy 1.45% 2011
48 Mongolia 1.43% 2011
49 Kuwait 1.43% 2011
50 Cuba 1.42% 2011
Eastern Europe average (profile) 1.38% 2011
51 Bulgaria 1.37% 2011
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 1.36% 2011
52 Georgia 1.36% 2011
Former French colonies average (profile) 1.31% 2011
Former British colonies average (profile) 1.31% 2011
South and Central Asia average (profile) 1.3% 2011
53 Chile 1.27% 2011
54 Tunisia 1.23% 2011
55 Thailand 1.23% 2011
56 El Salvador 1.22% 2011
57 Peru 1.21% 2011
Cold countries average (profile) 1.18% 2011
58 Malta 1.18% 2011
59 Slovenia 1.16% 2011
60 Burundi 1.15% 2011
Europe average (profile) 1.14% 2011
61 Croatia 1.13% 2011
62 Gabon 1.13% 2011
63 France 1.11% 2011
64 Nepal 1.09% 2011
65 Malaysia 1.06% 2011
66 Botswana 1.04% 2011
Eurozone average (profile) 1.02% 2011
Emerging markets average (profile) 1.02% 2011
67 Vietnam 1% 2011
High income OECD countries average (profile) 0.997% 2011
68 Turkmenistan 0.996% 2011
69 Albania 0.995% 2011
NATO countries average (profile) 0.983% 2011
European Union average (profile) 0.982% 2011
70 United States 0.956% 2011
71 Fiji 0.951% 2011
72 Guinea-Bissau 0.933% 2011
73 Swaziland 0.928% 1999
74 Spain 0.927% 2011
75 Finland 0.927% 2011
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 0.926% 2011
76 Ukraine 0.922% 2011
77 Norway 0.921% 2011
78 Hungary 0.892% 2011
79 Suriname 0.888% 2011
80 European Union 0.881% 2011
81 Dominican Republic 0.869% 2011
82 United Arab Emirates 0.84% 2011
83 Venezuela 0.832% 2011
84 Qatar 0.825% 2011
85 Republic of Macedonia 0.822% 2011
86 Estonia 0.821% 2011
87 Ecuador 0.815% 2011
Non-religious countries average (profile) 0.809% 2011
88 Paraguay 0.803% 2011
89 Kazakhstan 0.795% 2011
90 Kyrgyzstan 0.793% 2011
91 Belize 0.786% 2011
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 0.783% 2011
92 Chad 0.779% 2011
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 0.747% 2011
93 Zimbabwe 0.745% 2011
94 Guatemala 0.723% 2011
95 Bosnia and Herzegovina 0.714% 2011
96 Republic of the Congo 0.697% 2011
97 Brazil 0.691% 2011
98 Belgium 0.686% 2011
99 Panama 0.684% 2011
100 Rwanda 0.656% 2011
101 Honduras 0.647% 2011
102 Poland 0.644% 2011
103 Mexico 0.633% 2011
104 Moldova 0.628% 2011
105 Luxembourg 0.619% 2011
106 Indonesia 0.584% 2011
107 Slovakia 0.583% 2011
108 Trinidad and Tobago 0.58% 2011
109 Argentina 0.56% 2011
110 Denmark 0.558% 2011
111 India 0.555% 2011
112 Democratic Republic of the Congo 0.538% 2011
113 Uzbekistan 0.537% 2011
114 Austria 0.534% 2011
115 Cape Verde 0.53% 2011
116 United Kingdom 0.517% 2011
117 Czech Republic 0.508% 2011
118 Switzerland 0.508% 2011
119 Latvia 0.501% 2011
120 Tajikistan 0.493% 2011
121 Nicaragua 0.489% 2011
122 Netherlands 0.485% 2011
123 Australia 0.481% 2011
124 Germany 0.464% 2011
125 Sierra Leone 0.456% 2011
126 Costa Rica 0.435% 2011
127 Sweden 0.424% 2011
128 South Africa 0.417% 2011
129 Philippines 0.415% 2011
130 Mauritius 0.412% 2011
131 Ireland 0.409% 2011
132 The Bahamas 0.402% 2011
133 Japan 0.39% 2011
134 Barbados 0.38% 2011
135 East Timor 0.377% 2011
136 Guyana 0.368% 2011
137 China 0.361% 2011
138 New Zealand 0.36% 2011
139 Equatorial Guinea 0.349% 2011
140 Canada 0.342% 2011
141 Uganda 0.334% 2011
142 Ethiopia 0.328% 2011
143 Senegal 0.321% 2011
144 Nigeria 0.318% 2011
145 Togo 0.306% 2011
146 Mali 0.299% 2011
147 Bangladesh 0.296% 2011
148 Zambia 0.287% 2011
149 Cameroon 0.272% 2011
150 Guinea 0.267% 2011
151 Cote d'Ivoire 0.257% 2009
152 Lesotho 0.238% 2011
153 Benin 0.234% 2011
154 Jamaica 0.229% 2011
155 Madagascar 0.203% 2011
156 Niger 0.2% 2011
157 Kenya 0.181% 2011
158 Burkina Faso 0.158% 2011
159 Central African Republic 0.151% 2011
160 Ghana 0.147% 2011
161 Liberia 0.145% 2011
162 Tanzania 0.125% 2011
163 The Gambia 0.11% 2011
164 Somalia 0.108% 2011
165 Papua New Guinea 0.0997% 2011
166 Mozambique 0.0986% 2011
167 Malawi 0.0974% 2011
168 Iceland 0.0955% 2011
169 Haiti 0.00119% 2011

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"Countries Compared by Transport > Maritime > Armed forces personnel > % of total labor force. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", International Institute for Strategic Studies, The Military Balance. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Transport/Maritime/Armed-forces-personnel/%-of-total-labor-force

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