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Sub-Saharan Africa Compared by Military > Armed forces personnel > % of total labor force

DEFINITION: Armed forces personnel are active duty military personnel, including paramilitary forces if the training, organisation, 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 Organisation's definition of the economically active population.".

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Eritrea 9.82% 2008
2 Djibouti 3.45% 2008
3 Sao Tome and Principe 2.22% 1999
4 Namibia 1.97% 2008
5 Somalia 1.7% 2000
6 Mauritania 1.55% 2008
7 Burundi 1.16% 2008
8 Botswana 1.13% 2008
9 Zimbabwe 1.03% 2008
10 Gabon 1.02% 2008
11 Sudan 0.97% 2008
12 Guinea-Bissau 0.93% 2008
13 Chad 0.84% 2008
14 Swaziland 0.82% 1999
15 Rwanda 0.73% 2008
16 Democratic Republic of the Congo 0.63% 2008
17 Sierra Leone 0.52% 2008
18 Cape Verde 0.48% 2008
=19 Guinea 0.4% 2008
=19 Equatorial Guinea 0.4% 2008
=21 Senegal 0.36% 2008
=21 Ethiopia 0.36% 2008
23 Mauritius 0.35% 2008
=24 Togo 0.34% 2008
=24 Uganda 0.34% 2008
=24 Zambia 0.34% 2008
=27 Nigeria 0.33% 2008
=27 Mali 0.33% 2008
=27 South Africa 0.33% 2008
30 Cameroon 0.31% 2008
31 Madagascar 0.24% 2008
32 Cote d'Ivoire 0.23% 2008
=33 Benin 0.22% 2008
=33 Niger 0.22% 2008
=33 Lesotho 0.22% 2008
=36 Kenya 0.16% 2008
=36 Burkina Faso 0.16% 2008
38 Central African Republic 0.15% 2008
=39 Ghana 0.13% 2008
=39 The Gambia 0.13% 2008
=39 Liberia 0.13% 2008
=39 Tanzania 0.13% 2008
43 Malawi 0.11% 2008
44 Mozambique 0.1% 2008

Citation

"Countries Compared by Military > 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/group-stats/Sub--Saharan-Africa/Military/Armed-forces-personnel/%-of-total-labor-force

Sub-Saharan Africa Compared by Military > Armed forces personnel > % of total labor force

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