Military - Congo



TopicValue
Armed forces personnel (% of total labor force)0.679048743250538
Military expenditure as % of GDP (% of GDP)1.11258573388299
Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure (% of central government expenditure)7.34230030957602
Value & RankThe Military expenditure as % of GDP of Congo is 1.11 (% of GDP) with a global rank of 111.
Congo compared to other CountriesThe Military expenditure as % of GDP of Congo is similar to that of Slovenia, South Africa, Sweden, Tanzania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Slovak Republic, Mongolia, Rwanda, El Salvador, Czech Republic with a respective Military expenditure as % of GDP of 1.19, 1.17, 1.17, 1.15, 1.13, 1.11, 1.11, 1.11, 1.10, 1.08 (% of GDP) and a global rank of 106, 107, 108, 109, 110, 112, 113, 114, 115, 116.Last 6 years averageCongo had an average Military expenditure as % of GDP of 1.27 (% of GDP) in the last 6 years from (2004 to 2010).
Congo during the Great RecessionCongo's Military expenditure as % of GDP had a positive growth of 2.06% during the Great RecessionCongo since the end of the Second Congo WarCongo's Military expenditure as % of GDP had a negative growth (decline) of 41.6% since the end of the Second Congo WarCongo since the end of the First Congo WarCongo's Military expenditure as % of GDP had a negative growth (decline) of 19.7% since the end of the First Congo War
Military expenditure as % of GDP of Congo
Value & RankThe Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of Congo is 7.34 (% of central government expenditure) with a global rank of 59.
Congo compared to other CountriesThe Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of Congo is similar to that of Albania, Botswana, Madagascar, Benin, Peru, Malaysia, Philippines, Kazakhstan, Thailand, Turkey with a respective Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of 7.74, 7.59, 7.51, 7.47, 7.43, 7.12, 7.06, 7.02, 7.02, 6.83 (% of central government expenditure) and a global rank of 54, 55, 56, 57, 58, 60, 61, 62, 63, 64.5 years declineCongo's Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure had a negative growth (decline) of 22.3 (%) in the last 5 years from (2003 to 2008).
Last 5 years averageCongo had an average Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of 6.45 (% of central government expenditure) in the last 5 years from (2003 to 2008).
Congo since the end of the Second Congo WarCongo's Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure had a negative growth (decline) of 22.0% since the end of the Second Congo WarCongo since the end of the First Congo WarCongo's Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure had a positive growth of 25.4% since the end of the First Congo War
Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of Congo
Value & RankThe Armed forces personnel of Congo is 0.68 (% of total labor force) with a global rank of 97.
Congo compared to other CountriesThe Armed forces personnel of Congo is similar to that of Belize, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Zimbabwe, Guatemala, Brazil, Panama, Somalia, Moldova, Rwanda, Honduras with a respective Armed forces personnel of 0.75, 0.72, 0.72, 0.70, 0.68, 0.68, 0.66, 0.65, 0.63, 0.63 (% of total labor force) and a global rank of 92, 93, 94, 95, 96, 98, 99, 100, 101, 102.11 years declineCongo's Armed forces personnel had a negative growth (decline) of 22.2 (%) in the last 11 years from (2001 to 2012).
Last 11 years averageCongo had an average Armed forces personnel of 0.80 (% of total labor force) in the last 11 years from (2001 to 2012).
Congo during the Great RecessionCongo's Armed forces personnel had a negative growth (decline) of 12.3% during the Great RecessionCongo since the end of the Great RecessionCongo's Armed forces personnel had a negative growth (decline) of 8.00% since the end of the Great RecessionCongo during the Second Congo WarCongo's Armed forces personnel had a negative growth (decline) of 33.3% during the Second Congo WarCongo since the end of the Second Congo WarCongo's Armed forces personnel had a negative growth (decline) of 23.8% since the end of the Second Congo WarCongo during the First Congo WarCongo's Armed forces personnel had a negative growth (decline) of 16.2% during the First Congo WarCongo since the end of the First Congo WarCongo's Armed forces personnel had a negative growth (decline) of 49.2% since the end of the First Congo War
Armed forces personnel of Congo
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Datasource: Workbank - World Development Indicators