Canada - Armed forces personnel

Armed forces personnel, total

The value for Armed forces personnel, total in Canada was 70,200 as of 2014. As the graph below shows, over the past 29 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 88,000 in 1989 and a minimum value of 61,600 in 2002.

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 83,000
1989 88,000
1990 87,000
1991 86,000
1992 82,000
1993 76,000
1994 75,000
1995 75,700
1996 79,800
1997 72,700
1998 69,950
1999 69,950
2000 68,500
2001 66,100
2002 61,600
2003 61,600
2004 71,000
2005 71,000
2006 64,000
2007 64,000
2008 64,000
2009 65,722
2010 65,700
2011 65,700
2012 66,000
2013 65,700
2014 70,200

Armed forces personnel (% of total labor force)

Armed forces personnel (% of total labor force) in Canada was 0.356 as of 2014. Its highest value over the past 24 years was 0.591 in 1990, while its lowest value was 0.337 in 2013.

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 0.591
1991 0.580
1992 0.555
1993 0.511
1994 0.500
1995 0.503
1996 0.525
1997 0.471
1998 0.445
1999 0.437
2000 0.422
2001 0.401
2002 0.364
2003 0.355
2004 0.404
2005 0.401
2006 0.357
2007 0.350
2008 0.344
2009 0.351
2010 0.347
2011 0.345
2012 0.342
2013 0.337
2014 0.356

Classification

Topic: Public Sector Indicators

Sub-Topic: Defense & arms trade