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Non-religious 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 Turkey -3% 2000
=1 Japan -3% 2000
3 Sweden -20% 2000
4 Austria -26% 2000
=5 China -28% 2000
=5 Australia -28% 2000
7 Canada -29% 2000
8 France -37% 2000
9 Netherlands -51% 2000
10 Vietnam -53% 2000
11 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/Non--religious-countries/Military/Armed-forces-growth

Non-religious countries Compared by Military > Armed forces growth

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Interesting observations about Military > Armed forces growth

  • Sri Lanka ranked first for armed forces growth amongst Hot countries in 2000.
  • Rwanda ranked first for armed forces growth amongst Christian countries in 2000.
  • Bahrain ranked first for armed forces growth amongst Muslim countries in 2000.
  • Switzerland ranked first for armed forces growth amongst High income OECD countries in 2000.
  • Colombia ranked first for armed forces growth amongst Emerging markets in 2000.
  • United States ranked third last for armed forces growth amongst Group of 7 countries (G7) in 2000.
  • Cambodia ranked first for armed forces growth amongst Former French colonies in 2000.
  • Malta ranked first for armed forces growth amongst European Union in 2000.
  • Saudi Arabia ranked first for armed forces growth amongst Sparsely populated countries in 2000.
  • Lebanon ranked second for armed forces growth amongst Heavily indebted countries in 2000.
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