Military - Mauritania



TopicValue
Military expenditure as % of GDP (% of GDP)3.55689554157132
Armed forces personnel (% of total labor force)1.70766845514565
Value & RankThe Military expenditure as % of GDP of Mauritania is 3.56 (% of GDP) with a global rank of 23.
Mauritania compared to other CountriesThe Military expenditure as % of GDP of Mauritania is similar to that of United States, Bahrain, Libya, Djibouti, Jordan, Iraq, Colombia, Pakistan, Cuba, Singapore with a respective Military expenditure as % of GDP of 3.81, 3.77, 3.65, 3.63, 3.56, 3.54, 3.44, 3.39, 3.29, 3.27 (% of GDP) and a global rank of 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28.Last 14 years averageMauritania had an average Military expenditure as % of GDP of 3.30 (% of GDP) in the last 14 years from (1999 to 2013).
Mauritania during the Great RecessionMauritania's Military expenditure as % of GDP had a positive growth of 40.7% during the Great RecessionMauritania since the end of the Great RecessionMauritania's Military expenditure as % of GDP had a negative growth (decline) of 6.15% since the end of the Great Recession
Military expenditure as % of GDP of Mauritania
Value & RankThe Armed forces personnel of Mauritania is 1.71 (% of total labor force) with a global rank of 38.
Mauritania compared to other CountriesThe Armed forces personnel of Mauritania is similar to that of Morocco, Colombia, Namibia, Russia, Azerbaijan, Bolivia, Myanmar, Portugal, Romania, Angola with a respective Armed forces personnel of 2.08, 1.91, 1.81, 1.77, 1.73, 1.69, 1.66, 1.65, 1.58, 1.53 (% of total labor force) and a global rank of 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43.10 years declineMauritania's Armed forces personnel had a negative growth (decline) of 29.2 (%) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Last 10 years averageMauritania had an average Armed forces personnel of 2.04 (% of total labor force) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Mauritania during the Great RecessionMauritania's Armed forces personnel had a negative growth (decline) of 12.3% during the Great RecessionMauritania since the end of the Great RecessionMauritania's Armed forces personnel had a negative growth (decline) of 8.95% since the end of the Great Recession
Armed forces personnel of Mauritania
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Datasource: Workbank - World Development Indicators