Military - Namibia



TopicValue
Military expenditure as % of GDP (% of GDP)3.15007364085834
Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure (% of central government expenditure)10.1674557861367
Armed forces personnel (% of total labor force)1.8134983935029
Value & RankThe Military expenditure as % of GDP of Namibia is 3.15 (% of GDP) with a global rank of 31.
Namibia compared to other CountriesThe Military expenditure as % of GDP of Namibia is similar to that of Pakistan, Cuba, Singapore, Kyrgyz Republic, Kuwait, Ecuador, Swaziland, Ukraine, Turkmenistan, Zimbabwe with a respective Military expenditure as % of GDP of 3.39, 3.29, 3.27, 3.24, 3.24, 3.11, 2.96, 2.93, 2.90, 2.78 (% of GDP) and a global rank of 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36.Last 10 years averageNamibia had an average Military expenditure as % of GDP of 2.98 (% of GDP) in the last 10 years from (2003 to 2013).
Namibia during the Great RecessionNamibia's Military expenditure as % of GDP had a positive growth of 37.3% during the Great RecessionNamibia since the end of the Great RecessionNamibia's Military expenditure as % of GDP had a negative growth (decline) of 8.25% since the end of the Great Recession
Military expenditure as % of GDP of Namibia
Value & RankThe Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of Namibia is 10.2 (% of central government expenditure) with a global rank of 39.
Namibia compared to other CountriesThe Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of Namibia is similar to that of Mali, Kuwait, Niger, Ethiopia, Morocco, Chile, Togo, Senegal, Côte d'Ivoire, Nigeria with a respective Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of 10.8, 10.7, 10.6, 10.3, 10.2, 10.1, 10.1, 9.9, 9.9, 9.8 (% of central government expenditure) and a global rank of 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44.10 years growthNamibia's Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure had a positive growth of 4.08 (%) in the last 10 years from (2001 to 2011).
Last 10 years averageNamibia had an average Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of 10.5 (% of central government expenditure) in the last 10 years from (2001 to 2011).
Namibia during the Great RecessionNamibia's Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure had a positive growth of 17.7% during the Great RecessionNamibia since the end of the Great RecessionNamibia's Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure had a negative growth (decline) of 16.2% since the end of the Great Recession
Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of Namibia
Value & RankThe Armed forces personnel of Namibia is 1.81 (% of total labor force) with a global rank of 35.
Namibia compared to other CountriesThe Armed forces personnel of Namibia is similar to that of Turkey, Iran, Cyprus, Morocco, Colombia, Russia, Azerbaijan, Mauritania, Bolivia, Myanmar with a respective Armed forces personnel of 2.27, 2.15, 2.15, 2.08, 1.91, 1.77, 1.73, 1.71, 1.69, 1.66 (% of total labor force) and a global rank of 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40.10 years declineNamibia's Armed forces personnel had a negative growth (decline) of 18.2 (%) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Last 10 years averageNamibia had an average Armed forces personnel of 1.93 (% of total labor force) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Namibia during the Great RecessionNamibia's Armed forces personnel had a negative growth (decline) of 5.47% during the Great RecessionNamibia since the end of the Great RecessionNamibia's Armed forces personnel had a negative growth (decline) of 1.37% since the end of the Great Recession
Armed forces personnel of Namibia
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Datasource: Workbank - World Development Indicators