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Germany

Germany Active Ground Forces Stats

Definitions

  • Active Personnel > 2008: Strength of active personnel in ground forces of European Union member states in 2008. Figures do not include personnel in navy and air force.
  • Active Personnel > 2008 per 1000: Strength of active personnel in ground forces of European Union member states in 2008. Figures do not include personnel in navy and air force. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Active troops/thousand citizens: Active personnel in ground forces per thousand citizens of European Union member states in 2008. Figures do not include personnel in navy and air force.
  • Total: Total ground forces of European Union member states in 2008. Figures include active personnel, reserve forces as well as paramilitary forces.
  • Total per 1000: Total ground forces of European Union member states in 2008. Figures include active personnel, reserve forces as well as paramilitary forces. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Transport aircraft: Number of transport aircraft possessed by member states of the European Union in 2008.
  • Transport aircraft per million: Number of transport aircraft possessed by member states of the European Union in 2008. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK
Active Personnel > 2008 235,000 2008 2nd out of 20
Active Personnel > 2008 per 1000 2.86 2008 19th out of 20
Active troops/thousand citizens 3.02 2008 23th out of 27
Total 630,000 2008 3rd out of 27
Total per 1000 7.67 2008 22nd out of 27
Transport aircraft 176 2008 3rd out of 19
Transport aircraft per million 2.14 2008 17th out of 19

SOURCES: Various sources compiled into Wikipedia's Military of the European Union; Various sources compiled into Wikipedia's Military of the European Union. 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.

Citation

"Germany Active Ground Forces Stats", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/profiles/Germany/Military/Active-Ground-Forces