Military - Kenya



TopicValue
Military expenditure as % of GDP (% of GDP)1.95140163686668
Armed forces personnel (% of total labor force)0.174277774337472
Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure (% of central government expenditure)8.52064004705195
Value & RankThe Military expenditure as % of GDP of Kenya is 1.95 (% of GDP) with a global rank of 62.
Kenya compared to other CountriesThe Military expenditure as % of GDP of Kenya is similar to that of Guinea-Bissau, Tunisia, Chad, Chile, Estonia, Myanmar, Uruguay, Cyprus, Poland, Zambia with a respective Military expenditure as % of GDP of 2.02, 2.01, 1.99, 1.96, 1.96, 1.91, 1.87, 1.82, 1.79, 1.69 (% of GDP) and a global rank of 57, 58, 59, 60, 61, 63, 64, 65, 66, 67.Last 10 years averageKenya had an average Military expenditure as % of GDP of 1.85 (% of GDP) in the last 10 years from (2003 to 2013).
Kenya during the Great RecessionKenya's Military expenditure as % of GDP had a positive growth of 12.7% during the Great RecessionKenya since the end of the Great RecessionKenya's Military expenditure as % of GDP had a positive growth of 3.69% since the end of the Great Recession
Military expenditure as % of GDP of Kenya
Value & RankThe Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of Kenya is 8.52 (% of central government expenditure) with a global rank of 49.
Kenya compared to other CountriesThe Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of Kenya is similar to that of Nigeria, Iran, Burkina Faso, Nepal, Afghanistan, Zambia, Qatar, Rwanda, Bolivia, Albania with a respective Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of 9.78, 9.72, 8.97, 8.92, 8.65, 8.43, 8.01, 7.83, 7.74, 7.74 (% of central government expenditure) and a global rank of 44, 45, 46, 47, 48, 50, 51, 52, 53, 54.10 years declineKenya's Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure had a negative growth (decline) of 4.49 (%) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Last 10 years averageKenya had an average Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of 8.77 (% of central government expenditure) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Kenya during the Great RecessionKenya's Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure had a positive growth of 7.08% during the Great RecessionKenya since the end of the Great RecessionKenya's Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure had a negative growth (decline) of 5.91% since the end of the Great Recession
Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of Kenya
Value & RankThe Armed forces personnel of Kenya is 0.17 (% of total labor force) with a global rank of 156.
Kenya compared to other CountriesThe Armed forces personnel of Kenya is similar to that of Lesotho, Jamaica, Benin, Niger, Madagascar, Burkina Faso, Mali, Ghana, Liberia, Tanzania with a respective Armed forces personnel of 0.23, 0.23, 0.23, 0.19, 0.19, 0.15, 0.15, 0.14, 0.14, 0.12 (% of total labor force) and a global rank of 151, 152, 153, 154, 155, 157, 158, 159, 160, 161.11 years declineKenya's Armed forces personnel had a negative growth (decline) of 0.00 (%) in the last 11 years from (2001 to 2012).
Last 11 years averageKenya had an average Armed forces personnel of 0.20 (% of total labor force) in the last 11 years from (2001 to 2012).
Kenya during the Great RecessionKenya's Armed forces personnel had a negative growth (decline) of 11.5% during the Great RecessionKenya since the end of the Great RecessionKenya's Armed forces personnel had a negative growth (decline) of 9.45% since the end of the Great Recession
Armed forces personnel of Kenya
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Datasource: Workbank - World Development Indicators