Military - Benin



TopicValue
Military expenditure as % of GDP (% of GDP)1.03530701754386
Armed forces personnel (% of total labor force)0.226389546696258
Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure (% of central government expenditure)7.46909591252701
Value & RankThe Military expenditure as % of GDP of Benin is 1.04 (% of GDP) with a global rank of 121.
Benin compared to other CountriesThe Military expenditure as % of GDP of Benin is similar to that of Czech Republic, Guyana, Hungary, Belize, Belgium, Seychelles, Niger, Canada, New Zealand, Japan with a respective Military expenditure as % of GDP of 1.08, 1.07, 1.06, 1.04, 1.04, 1.03, 1.03, 1.01, 1.00, 0.99 (% of GDP) and a global rank of 116, 117, 118, 119, 120, 122, 123, 124, 125, 126.Last 14 years averageBenin had an average Military expenditure as % of GDP of 0.88 (% of GDP) in the last 14 years from (1999 to 2013).
Benin during the Great RecessionBenin's Military expenditure as % of GDP had a positive growth of 4.29% during the Great RecessionBenin since the end of the Great RecessionBenin's Military expenditure as % of GDP had a negative growth (decline) of 0.16% since the end of the Great Recession
Military expenditure as % of GDP of Benin
Value & RankThe Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of Benin is 7.47 (% of central government expenditure) with a global rank of 57.
Benin compared to other CountriesThe Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of Benin is similar to that of Rwanda, Bolivia, Albania, Botswana, Madagascar, Peru, Congo, Malaysia, Philippines, Kazakhstan with a respective Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of 7.83, 7.74, 7.74, 7.59, 7.51, 7.43, 7.34, 7.12, 7.06, 7.02 (% of central government expenditure) and a global rank of 52, 53, 54, 55, 56, 58, 59, 60, 61, 62.9 years growthBenin's Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure had a positive growth of 1.35 (%) in the last 9 years from (2003 to 2012).
Last 9 years averageBenin had an average Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of 7.50 (% of central government expenditure) in the last 9 years from (2003 to 2012).
Benin during the Great RecessionBenin's Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure had a positive growth of 2.51% during the Great Recession
Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of Benin
Value & RankThe Armed forces personnel of Benin is 0.23 (% of total labor force) with a global rank of 153.
Benin compared to other CountriesThe Armed forces personnel of Benin is similar to that of Cameroon, Guinea, Côte d'Ivoire, Lesotho, Jamaica, Niger, Madagascar, Kenya, Burkina Faso, Mali with a respective Armed forces personnel of 0.27, 0.26, 0.26, 0.23, 0.23, 0.19, 0.19, 0.17, 0.15, 0.15 (% of total labor force) and a global rank of 148, 149, 150, 151, 152, 154, 155, 156, 157, 158.11 years declineBenin's Armed forces personnel had a negative growth (decline) of 33.3 (%) in the last 11 years from (2001 to 2012).
Last 11 years averageBenin had an average Armed forces personnel of 0.21 (% of total labor force) in the last 11 years from (2001 to 2012).
Benin during the Great RecessionBenin's Armed forces personnel had a negative growth (decline) of 21.4% during the Great RecessionBenin since the end of the Great RecessionBenin's Armed forces personnel had a positive growth of 18.2% since the end of the Great Recession
Armed forces personnel of Benin
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Datasource: Workbank - World Development Indicators