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Greece

Greece 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.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK
Active Personnel > 2008 177,600 2008 4th out of 20
Active Personnel > 2008 per 1000 15.8 2008 1st out of 20
Active troops/thousand citizens 15.72 2008 2nd out of 27
Total 472,600 2008 7th out of 27
Total per 1000 42.06 2008 7th out of 27

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.

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