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OPEC 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 Saudi Arabia 222% 2000
2 Angola 117% 2000
3 Qatar 105% 2000
4 United Arab Emirates 51% 2000
5 Kuwait 28% 2000
6 Venezuela 14% 2000
7 Libya 4% 2000
8 Iran -16% 2000
9 Nigeria -19% 2000
10 Algeria -27% 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/OPEC-countries/Military/Armed-forces-growth

OPEC countries Compared by Military > Armed forces growth

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