Ecuador - Armed forces personnel

Armed forces personnel, total

The value for Armed forces personnel, total in Ecuador was 58,983 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 26 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 59,800 in 2003 and a minimum value of 42,500 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.

See also:

Year Value
1985 42,500
1989 46,000
1990 53,000
1991 53,000
1992 57,000
1993 57,000
1994 57,000
1995 57,400
1996 57,400
1997 57,370
1998 57,370
1999 57,370
2000 57,800
2001 59,800
2002 59,800
2003 59,800
2004 46,270
2005 47,270
2006 57,400
2007 58,400
2008 58,400
2009 58,983
2010 58,983
2011 58,983

Armed forces personnel (% of total labor force)

Armed forces personnel (% of total labor force) in Ecuador was 0.84 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 21 years was 1.37 in 1990, while its lowest value was 0.73 in 2004.

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.

See also:

Year Value
1990 1.37
1991 1.32
1992 1.37
1993 1.31
1994 1.27
1995 1.24
1996 1.20
1997 1.17
1998 1.13
1999 1.09
2000 1.07
2001 1.01
2002 1.00
2003 1.00
2004 0.73
2005 0.74
2006 0.87
2007 0.89
2008 0.89
2009 0.88
2010 0.86
2011 0.84

Classification

Topic: Public Sector Indicators

Sub-Topic: Defense & arms trade