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Sub-Saharan Africa 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 Eritrea 41.61 2005
2 Djibouti 16.74 2005
3 Burundi 10.55 2005
4 Namibia 7.4 2005
5 Sao Tome and Principe 7.28 1999
6 Angola 7.13 2005
7 Somalia 6.77 2000
8 Mauritania 6.67 2005
9 Guinea-Bissau 6.33 2005
10 Botswana 5.86 2005
11 Rwanda 5.62 2005
12 Seychelles 5.43 2005
13 Gabon 5.07 2005
14 Liberia 4.59 2005
15 Zimbabwe 4.01 2005
16 Sudan 3.89 2005
17 Chad 3.49 2005
18 Swaziland 2.86 1999
19 Sierra Leone 2.54 2005
20 Ethiopia 2.4 2005
21 Cape Verde 2.09 2005
22 Togo 1.76 2005
23 Senegal 1.69 2005
24 Equatorial Guinea 1.66 2005
25 Uganda 1.64 2005
26 Mauritius 1.61 2005
27 Zambia 1.39 2005
28 Guinea 1.36 2005
29 Cameroon 1.27 2005
30 Democratic Republic of the Congo 1.2 2005
31 Madagascar 1.2 2005
32 South Africa 1.19 2005
33 Nigeria 1.15 2005
34 Cote d'Ivoire 1.09 2005
35 Lesotho 1.04 2005
36 Mali 1 2005
37 Benin 0.978 2005
38 Burkina Faso 0.838 2005
39 Kenya 0.81 2005
40 Niger 0.759 2005
41 Central African Republic 0.757 2005
42 Tanzania 0.721 2005
43 The Gambia 0.557 2005
44 Malawi 0.542 2005
45 Mozambique 0.524 2005
46 Ghana 0.327 2005

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/Sub--Saharan-Africa/Military/Personnel-per-1000

Sub-Saharan Africa Compared by Military > Personnel per 1000

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