Military - Colombia



TopicValue
Military expenditure as % of GDP (% of GDP)3.43820444135015
Armed forces personnel (% of total labor force)1.90512592014037
Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure (% of central government expenditure)12.6073886093913
Value & RankThe Military expenditure as % of GDP of Colombia is 3.44 (% of GDP) with a global rank of 25.
Colombia compared to other CountriesThe Military expenditure as % of GDP of Colombia is similar to that of Libya, Djibouti, Jordan, Mauritania, Iraq, Pakistan, Cuba, Singapore, Kyrgyz Republic, Kuwait with a respective Military expenditure as % of GDP of 3.65, 3.63, 3.56, 3.56, 3.54, 3.39, 3.29, 3.27, 3.24, 3.24 (% of GDP) and a global rank of 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30.Last 10 years averageColombia had an average Military expenditure as % of GDP of 3.45 (% of GDP) in the last 10 years from (2003 to 2013).
Colombia during the Great RecessionColombia's Military expenditure as % of GDP had a positive growth of 17.9% during the Great RecessionColombia since the end of the Great RecessionColombia's Military expenditure as % of GDP had a negative growth (decline) of 11.0% since the end of the Great Recession
Military expenditure as % of GDP of Colombia
Value & RankThe Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of Colombia is 12.6 (% of central government expenditure) with a global rank of 30.
Colombia compared to other CountriesThe Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of Colombia is similar to that of Jordan, Korea, Bahrain, Cambodia, Bangladesh, Cameroon, Guinea, Georgia, Mali, Kuwait with a respective Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of 13.6, 13.6, 13.6, 13.2, 13.0, 12.4, 11.8, 11.4, 10.8, 10.7 (% of central government expenditure) and a global rank of 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35.9 years growthColombia's Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure had a positive growth of 0.80 (%) in the last 9 years from (2003 to 2012).
Last 9 years averageColombia had an average Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of 13.8 (% of central government expenditure) in the last 9 years from (2003 to 2012).
Colombia during the Great RecessionColombia's Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure had a positive growth of 25.3% during the Great RecessionColombia since the end of the Great RecessionColombia's Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure had a negative growth (decline) of 19.8% since the end of the Great Recession
Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of Colombia
Value & RankThe Armed forces personnel of Colombia is 1.91 (% of total labor force) with a global rank of 34.
Colombia compared to other CountriesThe Armed forces personnel of Colombia is similar to that of Cambodia, Turkey, Iran, Cyprus, Morocco, Namibia, Russia, Azerbaijan, Mauritania, Bolivia with a respective Armed forces personnel of 2.27, 2.27, 2.15, 2.15, 2.08, 1.81, 1.77, 1.73, 1.71, 1.69 (% of total labor force) and a global rank of 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39.10 years growthColombia's Armed forces personnel had a positive growth of 35.7 (%) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Last 10 years averageColombia had an average Armed forces personnel of 1.84 (% of total labor force) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Colombia during the Great RecessionColombia's Armed forces personnel had a positive growth of 1.15% during the Great RecessionColombia since the end of the Great RecessionColombia's Armed forces personnel had a negative growth (decline) of 6.66% since the end of the Great Recession
Armed forces personnel of Colombia
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Datasource: Workbank - World Development Indicators