Military - North Korea



TopicValue
Armed forces personnel (% of total labor force)9.13914490607988
Value & RankThe Armed forces personnel of North Korea is 9.14 (% of total labor force) with a global rank of 2.
North Korea compared to other CountriesThe Armed forces personnel of North Korea is similar to that of Iraq, Eritrea, Jordan, Maldives, West Bank and Gaza, Israel, Lebanon, Singapore, Montenegro, Brunei with a respective Armed forces personnel of 9.81, 6.83, 6.72, 5.71, 5.69, 5.05, 4.89, 4.88, 4.84, 4.70 (% of total labor force) and a global rank of 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11.10 years declineNorth Korea's Armed forces personnel had a negative growth (decline) of 0.00 (%) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Last 10 years averageNorth Korea had an average Armed forces personnel of 9.12 (% of total labor force) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
North Korea during the Great RecessionNorth Korea's Armed forces personnel had a positive growth of 3.91% during the Great RecessionNorth Korea since the end of the Great RecessionNorth Korea's Armed forces personnel had a negative growth (decline) of 2.45% since the end of the Great RecessionNorth Korea during the North Korean famineNorth Korea's Armed forces personnel had a positive growth of 6.77% during the North Korean famineNorth Korea since the end of the North Korean famineNorth Korea's Armed forces personnel had a negative growth (decline) of 1.31% since the end of the North Korean famine
Armed forces personnel of North Korea
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Datasource: Workbank - World Development Indicators