Sweden - Armed forces personnel

Armed forces personnel, total

The value for Armed forces personnel, total in Sweden was 21,300 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 26 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 99,600 in 1995 and a minimum value of 17,600 in 2007.

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 65,700
1989 62,000
1990 65,000
1991 63,000
1992 70,000
1993 70,000
1994 70,000
1995 99,600
1996 98,200
1997 88,950
1998 88,700
1999 88,700
2000 88,300
2001 69,500
2002 69,500
2003 63,200
2004 27,600
2005 28,600
2006 24,600
2007 17,600
2008 17,600
2009 21,870
2010 21,163
2011 21,300

Armed forces personnel (% of total labor force)

Armed forces personnel (% of total labor force) in Sweden was 0.42 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 21 years was 2.21 in 1995, while its lowest value was 0.36 in 2008.

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 1.39
1991 1.35
1992 1.53
1993 1.56
1994 1.57
1995 2.21
1996 2.17
1997 1.99
1998 2.00
1999 1.98
2000 1.94
2001 1.51
2002 1.51
2003 1.36
2004 0.59
2005 0.60
2006 0.51
2007 0.36
2008 0.36
2009 0.44
2010 0.42
2011 0.42

Classification

Topic: Public Sector Indicators

Sub-Topic: Defense & arms trade