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High income OECD countries Compared by Military > Armed forces growth

DEFINITION: Growth in the number of armed forces personnel from 1985 (index = 100) to 2000. 100 means no growth, 50 means it halved and 200 means it doubled.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Switzerland 38% 2000
2 Israel 21% 2000
=3 Luxembourg 14% 2000
=3 South Korea 14% 2000
5 Japan -3% 2000
6 Finland -13% 2000
7 Chile -14% 2000
8 Ireland -16% 2000
9 Sweden -20% 2000
10 Greece -21% 2000
=11 Denmark -26% 2000
=11 Austria -26% 2000
=11 New Zealand -26% 2000
=14 Australia -28% 2000
=14 Norway -28% 2000
16 Canada -29% 2000
17 Poland -32% 2000
18 Italy -35% 2000
19 United Kingdom -36% 2000
=20 United States -37% 2000
=20 France -37% 2000
22 Portugal -39% 2000
23 Netherlands -51% 2000
24 Germany -54% 2000
25 Belgium -57% 2000
26 Spain -67% 2000
27 Czech Republic -72% 2000

Citation

"Countries Compared by Military > Armed forces growth. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", calculated on the basis of data on armed forces from IISS (International Institute for Strategic Studies). 2001. The Military Balance 2001-2002. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/High-income-OECD-countries/Military/Armed-forces-growth

High income OECD countries Compared by Military > Armed forces growth

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