El Salvador - Armed forces personnel

Armed forces personnel, total

The value for Armed forces personnel, total in El Salvador was 32,300 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 26 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 60,000 in 1991 and a minimum value of 15,000 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.

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

See also:

Year Value
1985 41,700
1989 45,000
1990 55,000
1991 60,000
1992 49,000
1993 49,000
1994 30,000
1995 38,500
1996 40,400
1997 40,400
1998 36,600
1999 36,600
2000 28,800
2001 28,800
2002 28,800
2003 27,500
2004 15,000
2005 16,000
2006 28,000
2007 33,000
2008 33,000
2009 32,500
2010 32,500
2011 32,300

Armed forces personnel (% of total labor force)

Armed forces personnel (% of total labor force) in El Salvador was 1.22 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 21 years was 3.10 in 1991, while its lowest value was 0.66 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 2.91
1991 3.10
1992 2.47
1993 2.38
1994 1.41
1995 1.81
1996 1.91
1997 1.90
1998 1.65
1999 1.65
2000 1.30
2001 1.30
2002 1.30
2003 1.20
2004 0.66
2005 0.69
2006 1.17
2007 1.35
2008 1.32
2009 1.28
2010 1.25
2011 1.22

Classification

Topic: Public Sector Indicators

Sub-Topic: Defense & arms trade