Military - Lesotho



TopicValue
Military expenditure as % of GDP (% of GDP)2.14956434715388
Armed forces personnel (% of total labor force)0.233888037796307
Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure (% of central government expenditure)3.29055048505475
Value & RankThe Military expenditure as % of GDP of Lesotho is 2.15 (% of GDP) with a global rank of 53.
Lesotho compared to other CountriesThe Military expenditure as % of GDP of Lesotho is similar to that of Guinea, Vietnam, Portugal, Tajikistan, Uganda, Iran, China, Botswana, Guinea-Bissau, Tunisia with a respective Military expenditure as % of GDP of 2.23, 2.18, 2.17, 2.17, 2.16, 2.11, 2.05, 2.02, 2.02, 2.01 (% of GDP) and a global rank of 48, 49, 50, 51, 52, 54, 55, 56, 57, 58.Last 10 years averageLesotho had an average Military expenditure as % of GDP of 2.47 (% of GDP) in the last 10 years from (2003 to 2013).
Lesotho during the Great RecessionLesotho's Military expenditure as % of GDP had a positive growth of 12.4% during the Great RecessionLesotho since the end of the Great RecessionLesotho's Military expenditure as % of GDP had a negative growth (decline) of 22.6% since the end of the Great Recession
Military expenditure as % of GDP of Lesotho
Value & RankThe Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of Lesotho is 3.29 (% of central government expenditure) with a global rank of 111.
Lesotho compared to other CountriesThe Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of Lesotho is similar to that of Mozambique, Mongolia, South Africa, Guatemala, Liberia, Czech Republic, Latvia, Denmark, Slovak Republic, Spain with a respective Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of 3.68, 3.50, 3.49, 3.44, 3.37, 3.24, 3.22, 3.18, 3.18, 3.15 (% of central government expenditure) and a global rank of 106, 107, 108, 109, 110, 112, 113, 114, 115, 116.14 years declineLesotho's Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure had a negative growth (decline) of 64.5 (%) in the last 14 years from (1994 to 2008).
Last 14 years averageLesotho had an average Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of 7.08 (% of central government expenditure) in the last 14 years from (1994 to 2008).
Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of Lesotho
Value & RankThe Armed forces personnel of Lesotho is 0.23 (% of total labor force) with a global rank of 151.
Lesotho compared to other CountriesThe Armed forces personnel of Lesotho is similar to that of Bangladesh, Zambia, Cameroon, Guinea, Côte d'Ivoire, Jamaica, Benin, Niger, Madagascar, Kenya with a respective Armed forces personnel of 0.29, 0.28, 0.27, 0.26, 0.26, 0.23, 0.23, 0.19, 0.19, 0.17 (% of total labor force) and a global rank of 146, 147, 148, 149, 150, 152, 153, 154, 155, 156.10 years declineLesotho's Armed forces personnel had a negative growth (decline) of 0.00 (%) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Last 10 years averageLesotho had an average Armed forces personnel of 0.25 (% of total labor force) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Lesotho during the Great RecessionLesotho's Armed forces personnel had a negative growth (decline) of 1.80% during the Great RecessionLesotho since the end of the Great RecessionLesotho's Armed forces personnel had a negative growth (decline) of 5.61% since the end of the Great Recession
Armed forces personnel of Lesotho
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Datasource: Workbank - World Development Indicators