Military - The Gambia



TopicValue
Military expenditure as % of GDP (% of GDP)0.568678358371782
Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure (% of central government expenditure)4.37188068247766
Armed forces personnel (% of total labor force)0.106519244032925
Value & RankThe Military expenditure as % of GDP of The Gambia is 0.57 (% of GDP) with a global rank of 145.
The Gambia compared to other CountriesThe Military expenditure as % of GDP of The Gambia is similar to that of Argentina, Mexico, Dominican Republic, Papua New Guinea, Malta, Ireland, Uzbekistan, Ghana, Madagascar, Luxembourg with a respective Military expenditure as % of GDP of 0.74, 0.62, 0.61, 0.57, 0.57, 0.55, 0.54, 0.53, 0.51, 0.51 (% of GDP) and a global rank of 140, 141, 142, 143, 144, 146, 147, 148, 149, 150.Last 10 years averageThe Gambia had an average Military expenditure as % of GDP of 0.44 (% of GDP) in the last 10 years from (1997 to 2007).
Military expenditure as % of GDP of The Gambia
Value & RankThe Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of The Gambia is 4.37 (% of central government expenditure) with a global rank of 90.
The Gambia compared to other CountriesThe Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of The Gambia is similar to that of Germany, Croatia, Panama, Portugal, Greece, Nicaragua, Switzerland, Dominican Republic, Honduras, Belize with a respective Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of 4.65, 4.62, 4.59, 4.45, 4.41, 4.37, 4.33, 4.30, 4.28, 4.28 (% of central government expenditure) and a global rank of 85, 86, 87, 88, 89, 91, 92, 93, 94, 95.5 years growthThe Gambia's Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure had a positive growth of 25.7 (%) in the last 5 years from (2002 to 2007).
Last 5 years averageThe Gambia had an average Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of 3.47 (% of central government expenditure) in the last 5 years from (2002 to 2007).
Military expenditure as % of central government expenditure of The Gambia
Value & RankThe Armed forces personnel of The Gambia is 0.11 (% of total labor force) with a global rank of 162.
The Gambia compared to other CountriesThe Armed forces personnel of The Gambia is similar to that of Burkina Faso, Mali, Ghana, Liberia, Tanzania, Mozambique, Iceland, Malawi, Papua New Guinea, Haiti with a respective Armed forces personnel of 0.15, 0.15, 0.14, 0.14, 0.12, 0.10, 0.10, 0.09, 0.06, 0.00 (% of total labor force) and a global rank of 157, 158, 159, 160, 161, 163, 164, 165, 166, 167.11 years declineThe Gambia's Armed forces personnel had a negative growth (decline) of 50.0 (%) in the last 11 years from (2001 to 2012).
Last 11 years averageThe Gambia had an average Armed forces personnel of 0.13 (% of total labor force) in the last 11 years from (2001 to 2012).
The Gambia during the Great RecessionThe Gambia's Armed forces personnel had a negative growth (decline) of 11.8% during the Great RecessionThe Gambia since the end of the Great RecessionThe Gambia's Armed forces personnel had a negative growth (decline) of 9.26% since the end of the Great Recession
Armed forces personnel of The Gambia
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Datasource: Workbank - World Development Indicators