Bangladesh - Armed forces personnel

Armed forces personnel, total

The value for Armed forces personnel, total in Bangladesh was 220,950 as of 2014. As the graph below shows, over the past 29 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 252,000 in 2005 and a minimum value of 91,300 in 1985.

Definition: Armed forces personnel are active duty military personnel, including paramilitary forces if the training, organization, equipment, and control suggest they may be used to support or replace regular military forces.

Source: International Institute for Strategic Studies, The Military Balance.

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Year Value
1985 91,300
1989 103,000
1990 103,000
1991 107,000
1992 107,000
1993 107,000
1994 113,000
1995 170,500
1996 167,200
1997 170,700
1998 170,700
1999 192,200
2000 137,000
2001 200,200
2002 200,200
2003 188,700
2004 251,000
2005 252,000
2006 214,000
2007 221,000
2008 221,000
2009 220,953
2010 220,953
2011 220,950
2012 220,950
2013 220,950
2014 220,950

Armed forces personnel (% of total labor force)

Armed forces personnel (% of total labor force) in Bangladesh was 0.280 as of 2014. Its highest value over the past 24 years was 0.388 in 2004, while its lowest value was 0.214 in 1993.

Definition: Armed forces personnel are active duty military personnel, including paramilitary forces if the training, organization, equipment, and control suggest they may be used to support or replace regular military forces. Labor force comprises all people who meet the International Labour Organization's definition of the economically active population.

Source: International Institute for Strategic Studies, The Military Balance.

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Year Value
1990 0.222
1991 0.224
1992 0.219
1993 0.214
1994 0.221
1995 0.326
1996 0.313
1997 0.312
1998 0.305
1999 0.336
2000 0.235
2001 0.334
2002 0.325
2003 0.299
2004 0.388
2005 0.381
2006 0.317
2007 0.321
2008 0.315
2009 0.309
2010 0.304
2011 0.297
2012 0.291
2013 0.286
2014 0.280

Classification

Topic: Public Sector Indicators

Sub-Topic: Defense & arms trade