Military - Switzerland



TopicValue
Military expenditure as % of GDP (% of GDP)0.776509751132272
Armed forces personnel (% of total labor force)0.48811330952461
Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure (% of central government expenditure)4.33093487950359
Value & RankThe Military expenditure as % of GDP of Switzerland is 0.78 (% of GDP) with a global rank of 134.
Switzerland compared to other CountriesThe Military expenditure as % of GDP of Switzerland is similar to that of Latvia, Indonesia, Mozambique, Jamaica, Ethiopia, Austria, Lithuania, Nicaragua, Somalia, Liberia with a respective Military expenditure as % of GDP of 0.93, 0.90, 0.89, 0.85, 0.82, 0.78, 0.78, 0.76, 0.75, 0.75 (% of GDP) and a global rank of 129, 130, 131, 132, 133, 135, 136, 137, 138, 139.Last 10 years averageSwitzerland had an average Military expenditure as % of GDP of 0.82 (% of GDP) in the last 10 years from (2003 to 2013).
Switzerland during the Great RecessionSwitzerland's Military expenditure as % of GDP had a negative growth (decline) of 3.11% during the Great RecessionSwitzerland since the end of the Great RecessionSwitzerland's Military expenditure as % of GDP had a negative growth (decline) of 2.45% since the end of the Great Recession
Military expenditure as % of GDP of Switzerland
Value & RankThe Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of Switzerland is 4.33 (% of central government expenditure) with a global rank of 92.
Switzerland compared to other CountriesThe Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of Switzerland is similar to that of Panama, Portugal, Greece, The Gambia, Nicaragua, Dominican Republic, Honduras, Belize, Belarus, Macedonia with a respective Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of 4.59, 4.45, 4.41, 4.37, 4.37, 4.30, 4.28, 4.28, 4.20, 4.17 (% of central government expenditure) and a global rank of 87, 88, 89, 90, 91, 93, 94, 95, 96, 97.9 years declineSwitzerland's Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure had a negative growth (decline) of 20.4 (%) in the last 9 years from (2002 to 2011).
Last 9 years averageSwitzerland had an average Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of 4.28 (% of central government expenditure) in the last 9 years from (2002 to 2011).
Switzerland during the Great RecessionSwitzerland's Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure had a negative growth (decline) of 2.34% during the Great RecessionSwitzerland since the end of the Great RecessionSwitzerland's Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure had a negative growth (decline) of 3.72% since the end of the Great Recession
Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of Switzerland
Value & RankThe Armed forces personnel of Switzerland is 0.49 (% of total labor force) with a global rank of 118.
Switzerland compared to other CountriesThe Armed forces personnel of Switzerland is similar to that of Austria, United Kingdom, Cape Verde, Latvia, Czech Republic, Netherlands, Nicaragua, Tajikistan, Australia, Sierra Leone with a respective Armed forces personnel of 0.52, 0.52, 0.52, 0.51, 0.51, 0.48, 0.48, 0.47, 0.47, 0.45 (% of total labor force) and a global rank of 113, 114, 115, 116, 117, 119, 120, 121, 122, 123.10 years declineSwitzerland's Armed forces personnel had a negative growth (decline) of 28.6 (%) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Last 10 years averageSwitzerland had an average Armed forces personnel of 0.71 (% of total labor force) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Switzerland during the Great RecessionSwitzerland's Armed forces personnel had a positive growth of 5.28% during the Great RecessionSwitzerland since the end of the Great RecessionSwitzerland's Armed forces personnel had a negative growth (decline) of 14.6% since the end of the Great Recession
Armed forces personnel of Switzerland
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Datasource: Workbank - World Development Indicators