Kenya - Armed forces personnel

Armed forces personnel, total

The value for Armed forces personnel, total in Kenya was 29,100 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 26 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 29,400 in 2002 and a minimum value of 13,700 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.

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Year Value
1985 13,700
1989 20,000
1990 20,000
1991 20,000
1992 24,000
1993 24,000
1994 22,000
1995 29,200
1996 29,200
1997 29,200
1998 29,200
1999 29,200
2000 27,200
2001 29,400
2002 29,400
2003 29,100
2004 29,000
2005 29,000
2007 29,000
2008 29,000
2009 29,120
2010 29,120
2011 29,100

Armed forces personnel (% of total labor force)

Armed forces personnel (% of total labor force) in Kenya was 0.18 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 21 years was 0.28 in 1995, while its lowest value was 0.18 in 2011.

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 0.22
1991 0.22
1992 0.25
1993 0.24
1994 0.22
1995 0.28
1996 0.27
1997 0.26
1998 0.26
1999 0.25
2000 0.23
2001 0.24
2002 0.24
2003 0.23
2004 0.22
2005 0.22
2007 0.21
2008 0.20
2009 0.19
2010 0.19
2011 0.18

Classification

Topic: Public Sector Indicators

Sub-Topic: Defense & arms trade