Military - Afghanistan



TopicValue
Armed forces personnel (% of total labor force)4.50134148362565
Military expenditure as % of GDP (% of GDP)6.2370903796354
Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure (% of central government expenditure)8.65319252007143
Value & RankThe Military expenditure as % of GDP of Afghanistan is 6.24 (% of GDP) with a global rank of 5.
Afghanistan compared to other CountriesThe Military expenditure as % of GDP of Afghanistan is similar to that of Eritrea, Oman, South Sudan, Saudi Arabia, Israel, Angola, United Arab Emirates, Algeria, Azerbaijan, Sudan with a respective Military expenditure as % of GDP of 20.87, 11.48, 9.13, 8.99, 5.63, 5.01, 4.96, 4.95, 4.68, 4.37 (% of GDP) and a global rank of 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11.Last 10 years averageAfghanistan had an average Military expenditure as % of GDP of 3.00 (% of GDP) in the last 10 years from (2003 to 2013).
Afghanistan during the Great RecessionAfghanistan's Military expenditure as % of GDP had a positive growth of 15.6% during the Great RecessionAfghanistan since the end of the Great RecessionAfghanistan's Military expenditure as % of GDP had a positive growth of 205% since the end of the Great Recession
Military expenditure as % of GDP of Afghanistan
Value & RankThe Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of Afghanistan is 8.65 (% of central government expenditure) with a global rank of 48.
Afghanistan compared to other CountriesThe Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of Afghanistan is similar to that of Côte d'Ivoire, Nigeria, Iran, Burkina Faso, Nepal, Kenya, Zambia, Qatar, Rwanda, Bolivia with a respective Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of 9.91, 9.78, 9.72, 8.97, 8.92, 8.52, 8.43, 8.01, 7.83, 7.74 (% of central government expenditure) and a global rank of 43, 44, 45, 46, 47, 49, 50, 51, 52, 53.5 years declineAfghanistan's Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure had a negative growth (decline) of 3.33 (%) in the last 5 years from (2007 to 2012).
Last 5 years averageAfghanistan had an average Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of 7.00 (% of central government expenditure) in the last 5 years from (2007 to 2012).
Afghanistan during the Great RecessionAfghanistan's Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure had a negative growth (decline) of 46.7% during the Great RecessionAfghanistan since the end of the Great RecessionAfghanistan's Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure had a positive growth of 86.7% since the end of the Great Recession
Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of Afghanistan
Value & RankThe Armed forces personnel of Afghanistan is 4.50 (% of total labor force) with a global rank of 12.
Afghanistan compared to other CountriesThe Armed forces personnel of Afghanistan is similar to that of Israel, Lebanon, Singapore, Montenegro, Brunei, Djibouti, Lao PDR, Belarus, Armenia, Egypt with a respective Armed forces personnel of 5.05, 4.89, 4.88, 4.84, 4.70, 4.40, 3.89, 3.53, 3.32, 3.07 (% of total labor force) and a global rank of 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17.10 years growthAfghanistan's Armed forces personnel had a positive growth of 105 (%) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Last 10 years averageAfghanistan had an average Armed forces personnel of 2.35 (% of total labor force) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Afghanistan during the Great RecessionAfghanistan's Armed forces personnel had a positive growth of 360% during the Great RecessionAfghanistan since the end of the Great RecessionAfghanistan's Armed forces personnel had a positive growth of 19.5% since the end of the Great RecessionAfghanistan since the start of the War in AfghanistanAfghanistan's Armed forces personnel had a negative growth (decline) of 44.2% since the start of the War in Afghanistan
Armed forces personnel of Afghanistan
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Datasource: Workbank - World Development Indicators