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Sub-Saharan Africa Compared by Military > Personnel > % of total labor force

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. Labor force comprises all people who meet the International Labour Organization's definition of the economically active population.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Eritrea 11.3% 2005
2 Djibouti 4.13% 2005
3 Sao Tome and Principe 2.45% 1999
4 Namibia 2.32% 2005
5 Burundi 2.14% 2005
6 Botswana 1.79% 2005
7 Mauritania 1.75% 2005
8 Angola 1.68% 2005
9 Somalia 1.66% 2000
10 Guinea-Bissau 1.42% 2005
11 Rwanda 1.27% 2005
12 Liberia 1.25% 2005
=13 Sudan 1.17% 2005
=13 Gabon 1.17% 2005
15 Swaziland 1% 1999
16 Chad 0.95% 2005
17 Zimbabwe 0.89% 2005
18 Cape Verde 0.61% 2005
19 Ethiopia 0.58% 2005
20 Sierra Leone 0.55% 2005
21 Equatorial Guinea 0.51% 2005
22 Senegal 0.41% 2005
=23 Togo 0.4% 2005
=23 Uganda 0.4% 2005
25 Cameroon 0.37% 2005
26 Mauritius 0.35% 2005
27 Nigeria 0.34% 2005
=28 Zambia 0.32% 2005
=28 Lesotho 0.32% 2005
=30 South Africa 0.29% 2005
=30 Guinea 0.29% 2005
=32 Cote d'Ivoire 0.28% 2005
=32 Democratic Republic of the Congo 0.28% 2005
34 Madagascar 0.26% 2005
35 Benin 0.24% 2005
36 Mali 0.22% 2005
=37 Kenya 0.19% 2005
=37 Burkina Faso 0.19% 2005
39 Niger 0.17% 2005
40 Central African Republic 0.16% 2005
41 Tanzania 0.14% 2005
=42 Mozambique 0.12% 2005
=42 The Gambia 0.12% 2005
=42 Malawi 0.12% 2005
45 Ghana 0.07% 2005

Citation

"Countries Compared by Military > Personnel > % of total labor force. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Development Indicators database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/Sub--Saharan-Africa/Military/Personnel/%-of-total-labor-force

Sub-Saharan Africa Compared by Military > Personnel > % of total labor force

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