Turkey - Armed forces personnel

Armed forces personnel, total

The value for Armed forces personnel, total in Turkey was 612,800 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 26 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 841,200 in 1999 and a minimum value of 612,000 in 2006.

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 630,000
1989 780,000
1990 769,000
1991 804,000
1992 704,000
1993 686,000
1994 811,000
1995 690,000
1996 707,200
1997 821,200
1998 821,200
1999 841,200
2000 827,700
2001 665,100
2002 664,800
2003 664,800
2004 616,000
2005 617,000
2006 612,000
2007 612,000
2008 613,000
2009 612,800
2010 612,800
2011 612,800

Armed forces personnel (% of total labor force)

Armed forces personnel (% of total labor force) in Turkey was 2.27 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 21 years was 3.96 in 1991, while its lowest value was 2.27 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 3.86
1991 3.96
1992 3.44
1993 3.50
1994 3.87
1995 3.24
1996 3.27
1997 3.79
1998 3.69
1999 3.70
2000 3.77
2001 2.98
2002 2.93
2003 2.95
2004 2.73
2005 2.67
2006 2.62
2007 2.57
2008 2.49
2009 2.40
2010 2.31
2011 2.27

Classification

Topic: Public Sector Indicators

Sub-Topic: Defense & arms trade