Military - Gabon



TopicValue
Armed forces personnel (% of total labor force)1.10095602420131
Military expenditure as % of GDP (% of GDP)1.31847902770752
Value & RankThe Military expenditure as % of GDP of Gabon is 1.32 (% of GDP) with a global rank of 96.
Gabon compared to other CountriesThe Military expenditure as % of GDP of Gabon is similar to that of Belarus, Fiji, Germany, Cameroon, Romania, Trinidad and Tobago, Albania, Netherlands, Philippines, Finland with a respective Military expenditure as % of GDP of 1.35, 1.34, 1.34, 1.34, 1.33, 1.31, 1.30, 1.29, 1.28, 1.27 (% of GDP) and a global rank of 91, 92, 93, 94, 95, 97, 98, 99, 100, 101.Last 13 years averageGabon had an average Military expenditure as % of GDP of 1.48 (% of GDP) in the last 13 years from (2000 to 2013).
Gabon during the Great RecessionGabon's Military expenditure as % of GDP had a negative growth (decline) of 26.1% during the Great RecessionGabon since the end of the Great RecessionGabon's Military expenditure as % of GDP had a positive growth of 53.5% since the end of the Great Recession
Military expenditure as % of GDP of Gabon
Value & RankThe Armed forces personnel of Gabon is 1.10 (% of total labor force) with a global rank of 63.
Gabon compared to other CountriesThe Armed forces personnel of Gabon is similar to that of El Salvador, Peru, Thailand, Malta, Burundi, France, Nepal, Malaysia, Croatia, Botswana with a respective Armed forces personnel of 1.19, 1.19, 1.15, 1.14, 1.12, 1.08, 1.07, 1.05, 1.05, 1.03 (% of total labor force) and a global rank of 58, 59, 60, 61, 62, 64, 65, 66, 67, 68.11 years declineGabon's Armed forces personnel had a negative growth (decline) of 26.7 (%) in the last 11 years from (2001 to 2012).
Last 11 years averageGabon had an average Armed forces personnel of 1.29 (% of total labor force) in the last 11 years from (2001 to 2012).
Gabon during the Great RecessionGabon's Armed forces personnel had a negative growth (decline) of 15.2% during the Great RecessionGabon since the end of the Great RecessionGabon's Armed forces personnel had a negative growth (decline) of 8.42% since the end of the Great Recession
Armed forces personnel of Gabon
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Datasource: Workbank - World Development Indicators