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Cold countries 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 North Korea 54.38 2005
2 Belarus 18.94 2005
3 Armenia 16.25 2005
4 Switzerland 14.66 2005
5 Bhutan 10.63 2000
6 Norway 10.17 2005
7 Russia 10.14 2005
8 Lithuania 8.49 2005
9 Romania 8.18 2005
10 Chile 7.1 2005
11 Kazakhstan 6.67 2005
12 Mongolia 6.33 2005
13 Slovenia 6 2005
14 Estonia 5.94 2005
15 Finland 5.91 2005
16 Ukraine 5.8 2005
17 Georgia 5.27 2005
18 United States 5.23 2005
19 Nepal 5.18 2005
20 Austria 4.86 2005
21 Hungary 4.36 2005
22 Poland 4.24 2005
23 Denmark 3.87 2005
24 Slovakia 3.71 2005
25 United Kingdom 3.6 2005
26 Belgium 3.53 2005
27 Kyrgyzstan 3.49 2005
28 Germany 3.46 2005
29 Luxembourg 3.25 2005
30 Sweden 3.17 2005
31 Bosnia and Herzegovina 3.09 2005
32 China 2.88 2005
33 Czech Republic 2.74 2005
34 Ireland 2.4 2005
35 Canada 2.2 2005
36 Latvia 2.17 2005
37 Tajikistan 1.91 2005
38 Iceland 0.345 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/Cold-countries/Military/Personnel-per-1000

Cold countries 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.
  • Colombia ranked first for personnel per 1000 amongst Former Spanish colonies in 2005.
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