Military - Lao PDR



TopicValue
Armed forces personnel (% of total labor force)3.88744301704121
Military expenditure as % of GDP (% of GDP)0.212856180728201
Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure (% of central government expenditure)1.77648884037801
Value & RankThe Military expenditure as % of GDP of Lao PDR is 0.21 (% of GDP) with a global rank of 155.
Lao PDR compared to other CountriesThe Military expenditure as % of GDP of Lao PDR is similar to that of Luxembourg, Cape Verde, Guatemala, Nigeria, Moldova, Mauritius, Iceland, Haiti, Senegal, Sierra Leone with a respective Military expenditure as % of GDP of 0.51, 0.50, 0.48, 0.47, 0.31, 0.20, 0.13, 0.10, 0.00, 0.00 (% of GDP) and a global rank of 150, 151, 152, 153, 154, 156, 157, 158, 159, 160.Last 10 years averageLao PDR had an average Military expenditure as % of GDP of 0.35 (% of GDP) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Lao PDR during the Great RecessionLao PDR's Military expenditure as % of GDP had a negative growth (decline) of 37.7% during the Great RecessionLao PDR since the end of the Great RecessionLao PDR's Military expenditure as % of GDP had a negative growth (decline) of 11.1% since the end of the Great Recession
Military expenditure as % of GDP of Lao PDR
Value & RankThe Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of Lao PDR is 1.78 (% of central government expenditure) with a global rank of 130.
Lao PDR compared to other CountriesThe Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of Lao PDR is similar to that of Hungary, Belgium, Cape Verde, New Zealand, Austria, Ireland, Malta, Luxembourg, Ghana, Moldova with a respective Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of 2.40, 2.31, 2.26, 2.21, 2.04, 1.38, 1.34, 1.33, 1.18, 0.92 (% of central government expenditure) and a global rank of 125, 126, 127, 128, 129, 131, 132, 133, 134, 135.5 years declineLao PDR's Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure had a negative growth (decline) of 47.1 (%) in the last 5 years from (2007 to 2012).
Last 5 years averageLao PDR had an average Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of 2.38 (% of central government expenditure) in the last 5 years from (2007 to 2012).
Lao PDR during the Great RecessionLao PDR's Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure had a negative growth (decline) of 45.9% during the Great RecessionLao PDR since the end of the Great RecessionLao PDR's Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure had a negative growth (decline) of 14.6% since the end of the Great Recession
Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of Lao PDR
Value & RankThe Armed forces personnel of Lao PDR is 3.89 (% of total labor force) with a global rank of 14.
Lao PDR compared to other CountriesThe Armed forces personnel of Lao PDR is similar to that of Singapore, Montenegro, Brunei, Afghanistan, Djibouti, Belarus, Armenia, Egypt, Oman, Greece with a respective Armed forces personnel of 4.88, 4.84, 4.70, 4.50, 4.40, 3.53, 3.32, 3.07, 2.95, 2.92 (% of total labor force) and a global rank of 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19.10 years declineLao PDR's Armed forces personnel had a negative growth (decline) of 23.5 (%) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Last 10 years averageLao PDR had an average Armed forces personnel of 4.50 (% of total labor force) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Lao PDR during the Great RecessionLao PDR's Armed forces personnel had a negative growth (decline) of 8.47% during the Great RecessionLao PDR since the end of the Great RecessionLao PDR's Armed forces personnel had a negative growth (decline) of 8.23% since the end of the Great Recession
Armed forces personnel of Lao PDR
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Datasource: Workbank - World Development Indicators