Vietnam - Armed forces personnel

Armed forces personnel, total

The value for Armed forces personnel, total in Vietnam was 522,000 as of 2014. As the graph below shows, over the past 29 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 1,250,000 in 1989 and a minimum value of 495,000 in 2005.

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 1,027,000
1989 1,250,000
1990 1,050,000
1991 1,040,000
1992 857,000
1993 857,000
1994 700,000
1995 622,000
1996 622,000
1997 557,000
1998 524,000
1999 524,000
2000 524,000
2001 524,000
2002 524,000
2003 524,000
2005 495,000
2006 495,000
2007 495,000
2008 495,000
2009 495,000
2010 522,000
2011 522,000
2012 522,000
2013 522,000
2014 522,000

Armed forces personnel (% of total labor force)

Armed forces personnel (% of total labor force) in Vietnam was 0.96 as of 2014. Its highest value over the past 24 years was 3.21 in 1990, while its lowest value was 0.96 in 2014.

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.

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Year Value
1990 3.21
1991 3.11
1992 2.51
1993 2.46
1994 1.97
1995 1.71
1996 1.67
1997 1.46
1998 1.34
1999 1.30
2000 1.27
2001 1.24
2002 1.21
2003 1.18
2005 1.07
2006 1.05
2007 1.03
2008 1.01
2009 0.99
2010 1.03
2011 1.01
2012 0.99
2013 0.98
2014 0.96

Classification

Topic: Public Sector Indicators

Sub-Topic: Defense & arms trade