Military - Cameroon



TopicValue
Military expenditure as % of GDP (% of GDP)1.34135379935007
Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure (% of central government expenditure)12.4168241965974
Armed forces personnel (% of total labor force)0.267941978088583
Value & RankThe Military expenditure as % of GDP of Cameroon is 1.34 (% of GDP) with a global rank of 94.
Cameroon compared to other CountriesThe Military expenditure as % of GDP of Cameroon is similar to that of Bangladesh, Malawi, Belarus, Fiji, Germany, Romania, Gabon, Trinidad and Tobago, Albania, Netherlands with a respective Military expenditure as % of GDP of 1.37, 1.36, 1.35, 1.34, 1.34, 1.33, 1.32, 1.31, 1.30, 1.29 (% of GDP) and a global rank of 89, 90, 91, 92, 93, 95, 96, 97, 98, 99.Last 10 years averageCameroon had an average Military expenditure as % of GDP of 1.42 (% of GDP) in the last 10 years from (2003 to 2013).
Cameroon during the Great RecessionCameroon's Military expenditure as % of GDP had a positive growth of 8.44% during the Great RecessionCameroon since the end of the Great RecessionCameroon's Military expenditure as % of GDP had a negative growth (decline) of 13.3% since the end of the Great Recession
Military expenditure as % of GDP of Cameroon
Value & RankThe Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of Cameroon is 12.4 (% of central government expenditure) with a global rank of 31.
Cameroon compared to other CountriesThe Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of Cameroon is similar to that of Korea, Bahrain, Cambodia, Bangladesh, Colombia, Guinea, Georgia, Mali, Kuwait, Niger with a respective Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of 13.6, 13.6, 13.2, 13.0, 12.6, 11.8, 11.4, 10.8, 10.7, 10.6 (% of central government expenditure) and a global rank of 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36.7 years growthCameroon's Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure had a positive growth of 26.5 (%) in the last 7 years from (1992 to 1999).
Last 7 years averageCameroon had an average Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of 11.7 (% of central government expenditure) in the last 7 years from (1992 to 1999).
Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of Cameroon
Value & RankThe Armed forces personnel of Cameroon is 0.27 (% of total labor force) with a global rank of 148.
Cameroon compared to other CountriesThe Armed forces personnel of Cameroon is similar to that of Nigeria, Libya, Togo, Bangladesh, Zambia, Guinea, Côte d'Ivoire, Lesotho, Jamaica, Benin with a respective Armed forces personnel of 0.31, 0.30, 0.30, 0.29, 0.28, 0.26, 0.26, 0.23, 0.23, 0.23 (% of total labor force) and a global rank of 143, 144, 145, 146, 147, 149, 150, 151, 152, 153.11 years declineCameroon's Armed forces personnel had a negative growth (decline) of 40.0 (%) in the last 11 years from (2001 to 2012).
Last 11 years averageCameroon had an average Armed forces personnel of 0.35 (% of total labor force) in the last 11 years from (2001 to 2012).
Cameroon during the Great RecessionCameroon's Armed forces personnel had a negative growth (decline) of 11.3% during the Great RecessionCameroon since the end of the Great RecessionCameroon's Armed forces personnel had a negative growth (decline) of 8.31% since the end of the Great Recession
Armed forces personnel of Cameroon
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Datasource: Workbank - World Development Indicators