Military - Liberia



TopicValue
Military expenditure as % of GDP (% of GDP)0.748046729162283
Armed forces personnel (% of total labor force)0.139924099707866
Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure (% of central government expenditure)3.37485806004965
Value & RankThe Military expenditure as % of GDP of Liberia is 0.75 (% of GDP) with a global rank of 139.
Liberia compared to other CountriesThe Military expenditure as % of GDP of Liberia is similar to that of Switzerland, Austria, Lithuania, Nicaragua, Somalia, Argentina, Mexico, Dominican Republic, Papua New Guinea, Malta with a respective Military expenditure as % of GDP of 0.78, 0.78, 0.78, 0.76, 0.75, 0.74, 0.62, 0.61, 0.57, 0.57 (% of GDP) and a global rank of 134, 135, 136, 137, 138, 140, 141, 142, 143, 144.Last 10 years averageLiberia had an average Military expenditure as % of GDP of 0.71 (% of GDP) in the last 10 years from (2003 to 2013).
Liberia during the Great RecessionLiberia's Military expenditure as % of GDP had a negative growth (decline) of 4.33% during the Great RecessionLiberia since the end of the Great RecessionLiberia's Military expenditure as % of GDP had a positive growth of 20.2% since the end of the Great RecessionLiberia during the Second Liberian Civil WarLiberia's Military expenditure as % of GDP had a negative growth (decline) of 99.4% during the Second Liberian Civil WarLiberia since the end of the Second Liberian Civil WarLiberia's Military expenditure as % of GDP had a positive growth of 319% since the end of the Second Liberian Civil War
Military expenditure as % of GDP of Liberia
Value & RankThe Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of Liberia is 3.37 (% of central government expenditure) with a global rank of 110.
Liberia compared to other CountriesThe Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of Liberia is similar to that of Mexico, Mozambique, Mongolia, South Africa, Guatemala, Lesotho, Czech Republic, Latvia, Denmark, Slovak Republic with a respective Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of 3.70, 3.68, 3.50, 3.49, 3.44, 3.29, 3.24, 3.22, 3.18, 3.18 (% of central government expenditure) and a global rank of 105, 106, 107, 108, 109, 111, 112, 113, 114, 115.6 years declineLiberia's Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure had a negative growth (decline) of 46.0 (%) in the last 6 years from (2006 to 2012).
Last 6 years averageLiberia had an average Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of 3.73 (% of central government expenditure) in the last 6 years from (2006 to 2012).
Liberia during the Great RecessionLiberia's Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure had a negative growth (decline) of 50.2% during the Great RecessionLiberia since the end of the Great RecessionLiberia's Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure had a positive growth of 8.16% since the end of the Great RecessionLiberia since the end of the Second Liberian Civil WarLiberia's Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure had a negative growth (decline) of 30.3% since the end of the Second Liberian Civil War
Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of Liberia
Value & RankThe Armed forces personnel of Liberia is 0.14 (% of total labor force) with a global rank of 160.
Liberia compared to other CountriesThe Armed forces personnel of Liberia is similar to that of Madagascar, Kenya, Burkina Faso, Mali, Ghana, Tanzania, The Gambia, Mozambique, Iceland, Malawi with a respective Armed forces personnel of 0.19, 0.17, 0.15, 0.15, 0.14, 0.12, 0.11, 0.10, 0.10, 0.09 (% of total labor force) and a global rank of 155, 156, 157, 158, 159, 161, 162, 163, 164, 165.11 years declineLiberia's Armed forces personnel had a negative growth (decline) of 93.3 (%) in the last 11 years from (2001 to 2012).
Last 11 years averageLiberia had an average Armed forces personnel of 0.61 (% of total labor force) in the last 11 years from (2001 to 2012).
Liberia during the Great RecessionLiberia's Armed forces personnel had a negative growth (decline) of 10.0% during the Great RecessionLiberia since the end of the Great RecessionLiberia's Armed forces personnel had a negative growth (decline) of 9.38% since the end of the Great RecessionLiberia during the Second Liberian Civil WarLiberia's Armed forces personnel had a negative growth (decline) of 13.0% during the Second Liberian Civil WarLiberia since the end of the Second Liberian Civil WarLiberia's Armed forces personnel had a negative growth (decline) of 90.0% since the end of the Second Liberian Civil War
Armed forces personnel of Liberia
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Datasource: Workbank - World Development Indicators