Military - Nigeria



TopicValue
Military expenditure as % of GDP (% of GDP)0.469561509511142
Armed forces personnel (% of total labor force)0.307737103459846
Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure (% of central government expenditure)9.78421123173837
Value & RankThe Military expenditure as % of GDP of Nigeria is 0.47 (% of GDP) with a global rank of 153.
Nigeria compared to other CountriesThe Military expenditure as % of GDP of Nigeria is similar to that of Ghana, Madagascar, Luxembourg, Cape Verde, Guatemala, Moldova, Lao PDR, Mauritius, Iceland, Haiti with a respective Military expenditure as % of GDP of 0.53, 0.51, 0.51, 0.50, 0.48, 0.31, 0.21, 0.20, 0.13, 0.10 (% of GDP) and a global rank of 148, 149, 150, 151, 152, 154, 155, 156, 157, 158.Last 10 years averageNigeria had an average Military expenditure as % of GDP of 0.65 (% of GDP) in the last 10 years from (2003 to 2013).
Nigeria during the Great RecessionNigeria's Military expenditure as % of GDP had a positive growth of 66.2% during the Great RecessionNigeria since the end of the Great RecessionNigeria's Military expenditure as % of GDP had a negative growth (decline) of 47.1% since the end of the Great Recession
Military expenditure as % of GDP of Nigeria
Value & RankThe Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of Nigeria is 9.78 (% of central government expenditure) with a global rank of 44.
Nigeria compared to other CountriesThe Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of Nigeria is similar to that of Namibia, Chile, Togo, Senegal, Côte d'Ivoire, Iran, Burkina Faso, Nepal, Afghanistan, Kenya with a respective Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of 10.17, 10.12, 10.08, 9.93, 9.91, 9.72, 8.97, 8.92, 8.65, 8.52 (% of central government expenditure) and a global rank of 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 45, 46, 47, 48, 49.9 years growthNigeria's Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure had a positive growth of 28.9 (%) in the last 9 years from (2003 to 2012).
Last 9 years averageNigeria had an average Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of 7.44 (% of central government expenditure) in the last 9 years from (2003 to 2012).
Nigeria during the Great RecessionNigeria's Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure had a positive growth of 44.8% during the Great RecessionNigeria since the end of the Great RecessionNigeria's Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure had a positive growth of 0.47% since the end of the Great Recession
Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of Nigeria
Value & RankThe Armed forces personnel of Nigeria is 0.31 (% of total labor force) with a global rank of 143.
Nigeria compared to other CountriesThe Armed forces personnel of Nigeria is similar to that of South Africa, Uganda, Sweden, Ethiopia, Senegal, Libya, Togo, Bangladesh, Zambia, Cameroon with a respective Armed forces personnel of 0.33, 0.32, 0.32, 0.32, 0.31, 0.30, 0.30, 0.29, 0.28, 0.27 (% of total labor force) and a global rank of 138, 139, 140, 141, 142, 144, 145, 146, 147, 148.10 years declineNigeria's Armed forces personnel had a negative growth (decline) of 25.0 (%) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Last 10 years averageNigeria had an average Armed forces personnel of 0.35 (% of total labor force) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Nigeria during the Great RecessionNigeria's Armed forces personnel had a negative growth (decline) of 7.97% during the Great RecessionNigeria since the end of the Great RecessionNigeria's Armed forces personnel had a negative growth (decline) of 8.13% since the end of the Great Recession
Armed forces personnel of Nigeria
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Datasource: Workbank - World Development Indicators