Portugal - Armed forces personnel

Armed forces personnel, total

The value for Armed forces personnel, total in Portugal was 90,300 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 26 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 122,000 in 1994 and a minimum value of 68,000 in 1993.

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 73,000
1989 104,000
1990 87,000
1991 86,000
1992 80,000
1993 68,000
1994 122,000
1995 104,000
1996 104,000
1997 100,200
1998 94,500
1999 90,600
2000 90,500
2001 90,000
2002 90,000
2003 92,600
2004 91,000
2005 93,000
2006 91,000
2007 91,000
2008 91,000
2009 91,040
2010 90,334
2011 90,300

Armed forces personnel (% of total labor force)

Armed forces personnel (% of total labor force) in Portugal was 1.62 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 21 years was 2.51 in 1994, while its lowest value was 1.42 in 1993.

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 1.81
1991 1.75
1992 1.67
1993 1.42
1994 2.51
1995 2.14
1996 2.10
1997 1.98
1998 1.86
1999 1.76
2000 1.73
2001 1.69
2002 1.67
2003 1.70
2004 1.67
2005 1.68
2006 1.63
2007 1.62
2008 1.62
2009 1.63
2010 1.61
2011 1.62

Classification

Topic: Public Sector Indicators

Sub-Topic: Defense & arms trade