Bhutan - Armed forces personnel

Armed forces personnel, total

The value for Armed forces personnel, total in Bhutan was 6,000 as of 2000. As the graph below shows, over the past 15 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 7,000 in 1999 and a minimum value of 3,000 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 3,000
1992 5,000
1993 5,000
1994 5,000
1995 4,000
1996 5,000
1997 6,000
1998 7,000
1999 7,000
2000 6,000

Armed forces personnel (% of total labor force)

Armed forces personnel (% of total labor force) in Bhutan was 2.63 as of 2000. Its highest value over the past 8 years was 3.43 in 1998, while its lowest value was 2.15 in 1995.

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
1992 2.52
1993 2.60
1994 2.67
1995 2.15
1996 2.65
1997 3.08
1998 3.43
1999 3.25
2000 2.63

Classification

Topic: Public Sector Indicators

Sub-Topic: Defense & arms trade