Military - Iraq



TopicValue
Armed forces personnel (% of total labor force)9.81069179560113
Military expenditure as % of GDP (% of GDP)3.54282540023218
Value & RankThe Military expenditure as % of GDP of Iraq is 3.54 (% of GDP) with a global rank of 24.
Iraq compared to other CountriesThe Military expenditure as % of GDP of Iraq is similar to that of Bahrain, Libya, Djibouti, Jordan, Mauritania, Colombia, Pakistan, Cuba, Singapore, Kyrgyz Republic with a respective Military expenditure as % of GDP of 3.77, 3.65, 3.63, 3.56, 3.56, 3.44, 3.39, 3.29, 3.27, 3.24 (% of GDP) and a global rank of 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29.Last 9 years averageIraq had an average Military expenditure as % of GDP of 2.25 (% of GDP) in the last 9 years from (2004 to 2013).
Iraq during the Great RecessionIraq's Military expenditure as % of GDP had a positive growth of 40.1% during the Great RecessionIraq since the end of the Great RecessionIraq's Military expenditure as % of GDP had a positive growth of 33.3% since the end of the Great RecessionIraq since the end of the Iraq WarIraq's Military expenditure as % of GDP had a positive growth of 14.7% since the end of the Iraq War
Military expenditure as % of GDP of Iraq
Value & RankThe Armed forces personnel of Iraq is 9.81 (% of total labor force) with a global rank of 1.
Iraq compared to other CountriesThe Armed forces personnel of Iraq is similar to that of North Korea, Eritrea, Jordan, Maldives, West Bank and Gaza, Israel, Lebanon, Singapore, Montenegro, Brunei with a respective Armed forces personnel of 9.14, 6.83, 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 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11.10 years growthIraq's Armed forces personnel had a positive growth of 36.1 (%) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Last 10 years averageIraq had an average Armed forces personnel of 7.31 (% of total labor force) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Iraq during the Great RecessionIraq's Armed forces personnel had a positive growth of 22.3% during the Great RecessionIraq since the end of the Great RecessionIraq's Armed forces personnel had a positive growth of 9.79% since the end of the Great RecessionIraq during the Iraq WarIraq's Armed forces personnel had a positive growth of 40.8% during the Iraq WarIraq since the end of the Iraq WarIraq's Armed forces personnel had a negative growth (decline) of 3.38% since the end of the Iraq War
Armed forces personnel of Iraq
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Datasource: Workbank - World Development Indicators