Military - Latvia



TopicValue
Armed forces personnel (% of total labor force)0.507541434879853
Military expenditure as % of GDP (% of GDP)0.927847008337736
Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure (% of central government expenditure)3.21832802048466
Value & RankThe Military expenditure as % of GDP of Latvia is 0.93 (% of GDP) with a global rank of 129.
Latvia compared to other CountriesThe Military expenditure as % of GDP of Latvia is similar to that of Canada, New Zealand, Japan, Panama, Spain, Indonesia, Mozambique, Jamaica, Ethiopia, Switzerland with a respective Military expenditure as % of GDP of 1.01, 1.00, 0.99, 0.98, 0.94, 0.90, 0.89, 0.85, 0.82, 0.78 (% of GDP) and a global rank of 124, 125, 126, 127, 128, 130, 131, 132, 133, 134.Last 10 years averageLatvia had an average Military expenditure as % of GDP of 1.48 (% of GDP) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Latvia during the Great RecessionLatvia's Military expenditure as % of GDP had a negative growth (decline) of 23.7% during the Great RecessionLatvia since the end of the Great RecessionLatvia's Military expenditure as % of GDP had a negative growth (decline) of 34.0% since the end of the Great Recession
Military expenditure as % of GDP of Latvia
Value & RankThe Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of Latvia is 3.22 (% of central government expenditure) with a global rank of 113.
Latvia compared to other CountriesThe Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of Latvia is similar to that of South Africa, Guatemala, Liberia, Lesotho, Czech Republic, Denmark, Slovak Republic, Spain, Seychelles, Finland with a respective Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of 3.49, 3.44, 3.37, 3.29, 3.24, 3.18, 3.18, 3.15, 3.12, 3.06 (% of central government expenditure) and a global rank of 108, 109, 110, 111, 112, 114, 115, 116, 117, 118.10 years declineLatvia's Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure had a negative growth (decline) of 43.9 (%) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Last 10 years averageLatvia had an average Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of 5.10 (% of central government expenditure) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Latvia during the Great RecessionLatvia's Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure had a negative growth (decline) of 37.2% during the Great RecessionLatvia since the end of the Great RecessionLatvia's Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure had a negative growth (decline) of 19.5% since the end of the Great Recession
Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of Latvia
Value & RankThe Armed forces personnel of Latvia is 0.51 (% of total labor force) with a global rank of 116.
Latvia compared to other CountriesThe Armed forces personnel of Latvia is similar to that of Argentina, Uzbekistan, Austria, United Kingdom, Cape Verde, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Netherlands, Nicaragua, Tajikistan with a respective Armed forces personnel of 0.55, 0.52, 0.52, 0.52, 0.52, 0.51, 0.49, 0.48, 0.48, 0.47 (% of total labor force) and a global rank of 111, 112, 113, 114, 115, 117, 118, 119, 120, 121.10 years declineLatvia's Armed forces personnel had a negative growth (decline) of 37.5 (%) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Last 10 years averageLatvia had an average Armed forces personnel of 0.71 (% of total labor force) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Latvia during the Great RecessionLatvia's Armed forces personnel had a negative growth (decline) of 65.8% during the Great RecessionLatvia since the end of the Great RecessionLatvia's Armed forces personnel had a negative growth (decline) of 1.48% since the end of the Great Recession
Armed forces personnel of Latvia
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Datasource: Workbank - World Development Indicators