Armed forces personnel (% of total labor force)
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.
Description: The map below shows how Armed forces personnel (% of total labor force) varies by country. The shade of the country corresponds to the magnitude of the indicator. The darker the shade, the higher the value. The country with the highest value in the world is Iraq, with a value of 10.27. The country with the lowest value in the world is Haiti, with a value of 0.00.
Source: International Institute for Strategic Studies, The Military Balance.