Military - Ireland



TopicValue
Military expenditure as % of GDP (% of GDP)0.549222797927461
Armed forces personnel (% of total labor force)0.431586201612148
Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure (% of central government expenditure)1.38382023721312
Value & RankThe Military expenditure as % of GDP of Ireland is 0.55 (% of GDP) with a global rank of 146.
Ireland compared to other CountriesThe Military expenditure as % of GDP of Ireland is similar to that of Mexico, Dominican Republic, Papua New Guinea, Malta, The Gambia, Uzbekistan, Ghana, Madagascar, Luxembourg, Cape Verde with a respective Military expenditure as % of GDP of 0.62, 0.61, 0.57, 0.57, 0.57, 0.54, 0.53, 0.51, 0.51, 0.50 (% of GDP) and a global rank of 141, 142, 143, 144, 145, 147, 148, 149, 150, 151.Last 10 years averageIreland had an average Military expenditure as % of GDP of 0.56 (% of GDP) in the last 10 years from (2003 to 2013).
Ireland during the Great RecessionIreland's Military expenditure as % of GDP had a positive growth of 17.5% during the Great RecessionIreland since the end of the Great RecessionIreland's Military expenditure as % of GDP had a negative growth (decline) of 12.5% since the end of the Great Recession
Military expenditure as % of GDP of Ireland
Value & RankThe Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of Ireland is 1.38 (% of central government expenditure) with a global rank of 131.
Ireland compared to other CountriesThe Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of Ireland is similar to that of Belgium, Cape Verde, New Zealand, Austria, Lao PDR, Malta, Luxembourg, Ghana, Moldova, Mauritius with a respective Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of 2.31, 2.26, 2.21, 2.04, 1.78, 1.34, 1.33, 1.18, 0.92, 0.69 (% of central government expenditure) and a global rank of 126, 127, 128, 129, 130, 132, 133, 134, 135, 136.10 years declineIreland's Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure had a negative growth (decline) of 36.4 (%) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Last 10 years averageIreland had an average Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of 1.64 (% of central government expenditure) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Ireland during the Great RecessionIreland's Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure had a negative growth (decline) of 18.7% during the Great RecessionIreland since the end of the Great RecessionIreland's Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure had a negative growth (decline) of 1.21% since the end of the Great Recession
Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of Ireland
Value & RankThe Armed forces personnel of Ireland is 0.43 (% of total labor force) with a global rank of 125.
Ireland compared to other CountriesThe Armed forces personnel of Ireland is similar to that of Nicaragua, Tajikistan, Australia, Sierra Leone, Germany, Costa Rica, Mauritius, Philippines, Japan, The Bahamas with a respective Armed forces personnel of 0.48, 0.47, 0.47, 0.45, 0.45, 0.43, 0.41, 0.40, 0.40, 0.39 (% of total labor force) and a global rank of 120, 121, 122, 123, 124, 126, 127, 128, 129, 130.10 years declineIreland's Armed forces personnel had a negative growth (decline) of 33.3 (%) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Last 10 years averageIreland had an average Armed forces personnel of 0.48 (% of total labor force) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Ireland during the Great RecessionIreland's Armed forces personnel had a positive growth of 0.85% during the Great RecessionIreland since the end of the Great RecessionIreland's Armed forces personnel had a negative growth (decline) of 8.55% since the end of the Great Recession
Armed forces personnel of Ireland
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Datasource: Workbank - World Development Indicators