France - Armed forces personnel

Armed forces personnel, total

The value for Armed forces personnel, total in France was 318,400 as of 2013. As the graph below shows, over the past 28 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 554,000 in 1989 and a minimum value of 318,400 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.

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

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Year Value
1985 464,300
1989 554,000
1990 550,000
1991 542,000
1992 522,000
1993 506,000
1994 506,000
1995 502,400
1996 491,300
1997 473,100
1998 452,200
1999 411,600
2000 389,400
2001 374,400
2002 361,800
2003 360,400
2004 358,000
2005 359,000
2006 354,000
2007 353,000
2008 353,000
2009 341,967
2010 341,967
2011 332,250
2012 325,600
2013 318,400

Armed forces personnel (% of total labor force)

Armed forces personnel (% of total labor force) in France was 1.06 as of 2013. Its highest value over the past 23 years was 2.13 in 1990, while its lowest value was 1.06 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 2.13
1991 2.10
1992 2.01
1993 1.94
1994 1.93
1995 1.90
1996 1.84
1997 1.77
1998 1.69
1999 1.52
2000 1.43
2001 1.37
2002 1.31
2003 1.27
2004 1.26
2005 1.25
2006 1.22
2007 1.21
2008 1.20
2009 1.15
2010 1.15
2011 1.11
2012 1.08
2013 1.06

Classification

Topic: Public Sector Indicators

Sub-Topic: Defense & arms trade