Military - Botswana



TopicValue
Military expenditure as % of GDP (% of GDP)2.01814153877859
Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure (% of central government expenditure)7.58712428282864
Armed forces personnel (% of total labor force)1.03117284617455
Value & RankThe Military expenditure as % of GDP of Botswana is 2.02 (% of GDP) with a global rank of 56.
Botswana compared to other CountriesThe Military expenditure as % of GDP of Botswana is similar to that of Tajikistan, Uganda, Lesotho, Iran, China, Guinea-Bissau, Tunisia, Chad, Chile, Estonia with a respective Military expenditure as % of GDP of 2.17, 2.16, 2.15, 2.11, 2.05, 2.02, 2.01, 1.99, 1.96, 1.96 (% of GDP) and a global rank of 51, 52, 53, 54, 55, 57, 58, 59, 60, 61.Last 10 years averageBotswana had an average Military expenditure as % of GDP of 2.85 (% of GDP) in the last 10 years from (2003 to 2013).
Botswana during the Great RecessionBotswana's Military expenditure as % of GDP had a positive growth of 21.2% during the Great RecessionBotswana since the end of the Great RecessionBotswana's Military expenditure as % of GDP had a negative growth (decline) of 38.2% since the end of the Great Recession
Military expenditure as % of GDP of Botswana
Value & RankThe Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of Botswana is 7.59 (% of central government expenditure) with a global rank of 55.
Botswana compared to other CountriesThe Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of Botswana is similar to that of Zambia, Qatar, Rwanda, Bolivia, Albania, Madagascar, Benin, Peru, Congo, Malaysia with a respective Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of 8.43, 8.01, 7.83, 7.74, 7.74, 7.51, 7.47, 7.43, 7.34, 7.12 (% of central government expenditure) and a global rank of 50, 51, 52, 53, 54, 56, 57, 58, 59, 60.19 years declineBotswana's Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure had a negative growth (decline) of 47.2 (%) in the last 19 years from (1993 to 2012).
Last 19 years averageBotswana had an average Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of 9.93 (% of central government expenditure) in the last 19 years from (1993 to 2012).
Botswana during the Great RecessionBotswana's Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure had a negative growth (decline) of 11.3% during the Great RecessionBotswana since the end of the Great RecessionBotswana's Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure had a negative growth (decline) of 8.90% since the end of the Great Recession
Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of Botswana
Value & RankThe Armed forces personnel of Botswana is 1.03 (% of total labor force) with a global rank of 68.
Botswana compared to other CountriesThe Armed forces personnel of Botswana is similar to that of Gabon, France, Nepal, Malaysia, Croatia, Fiji, Vietnam, Turkmenistan, Norway, United States with a respective Armed forces personnel of 1.10, 1.08, 1.07, 1.05, 1.05, 1.02, 0.99, 0.97, 0.96, 0.94 (% of total labor force) and a global rank of 63, 64, 65, 66, 67, 69, 70, 71, 72, 73.10 years declineBotswana's Armed forces personnel had a negative growth (decline) of 16.7 (%) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Last 10 years averageBotswana had an average Armed forces personnel of 1.13 (% of total labor force) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Botswana during the Great RecessionBotswana's Armed forces personnel had a negative growth (decline) of 8.99% during the Great RecessionBotswana since the end of the Great RecessionBotswana's Armed forces personnel had a negative growth (decline) of 4.10% since the end of the Great Recession
Armed forces personnel of Botswana
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Datasource: Workbank - World Development Indicators