Military - Eritrea



TopicValue
Military expenditure as % of GDP (% of GDP)20.8657453093811
Armed forces personnel (% of total labor force)6.82756597188498
Value & RankThe Military expenditure as % of GDP of Eritrea is 20.9 (% of GDP) with a global rank of 1.
Eritrea compared to other CountriesThe Military expenditure as % of GDP of Eritrea is similar to that of Oman, South Sudan, Saudi Arabia, Afghanistan, Israel, Angola, United Arab Emirates, Algeria, Azerbaijan, Sudan with a respective Military expenditure as % of GDP of 11.5, 9.1, 9.0, 6.2, 5.6, 5.0, 5.0, 5.0, 4.7, 4.4 (% of GDP) and a global rank of 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11.Last 10 years averageEritrea had an average Military expenditure as % of GDP of 23.8 (% of GDP) in the last 10 years from (1993 to 2003).
Military expenditure as % of GDP of Eritrea
Value & RankThe Armed forces personnel of Eritrea is 6.83 (% of total labor force) with a global rank of 3.
Eritrea compared to other CountriesThe Armed forces personnel of Eritrea is similar to that of Iraq, North Korea, Jordan, Maldives, West Bank and Gaza, Israel, Lebanon, Singapore, Montenegro, Brunei with a respective Armed forces personnel of 9.81, 9.14, 6.72, 5.71, 5.69, 5.05, 4.89, 4.88, 4.84, 4.70 (% of total labor force) and a global rank of 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11.11 years declineEritrea's Armed forces personnel had a negative growth (decline) of 27.7 (%) in the last 11 years from (2001 to 2012).
Last 11 years averageEritrea had an average Armed forces personnel of 8.25 (% of total labor force) in the last 11 years from (2001 to 2012).
Eritrea during the Great RecessionEritrea's Armed forces personnel had a negative growth (decline) of 14.4% during the Great RecessionEritrea since the end of the Great RecessionEritrea's Armed forces personnel had a negative growth (decline) of 9.52% since the end of the Great Recession
Armed forces personnel of Eritrea
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Datasource: Workbank - World Development Indicators