Bangladesh - Armed forces personnel

Armed forces personnel, total

The value for Armed forces personnel, total in Bangladesh was 220,950 as of 2015. As the graph below shows, over the past 30 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 252,000 in 2005 and a minimum value of 91,300 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 91,300
1989 103,000
1990 103,000
1991 107,000
1992 107,000
1993 107,000
1994 113,000
1995 170,500
1996 167,200
1997 170,700
1998 170,700
1999 192,200
2000 137,000
2001 200,200
2002 200,200
2003 188,700
2004 251,000
2005 252,000
2006 214,000
2007 221,000
2008 221,000
2009 220,953
2010 220,953
2011 220,950
2012 220,950
2013 220,950
2014 220,950
2015 220,950

Armed forces personnel (% of total labor force)

Armed forces personnel (% of total labor force) in Bangladesh was 0.344 as of 2015. Its highest value over the past 25 years was 0.474 in 2004, while its lowest value was 0.282 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.

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Year Value
1990 0.298
1991 0.300
1992 0.291
1993 0.282
1994 0.289
1995 0.421
1996 0.400
1997 0.395
1998 0.382
1999 0.417
2000 0.288
2001 0.409
2002 0.398
2003 0.365
2004 0.474
2005 0.465
2006 0.388
2007 0.394
2008 0.388
2009 0.381
2010 0.375
2011 0.369
2012 0.362
2013 0.356
2014 0.350
2015 0.344

Classification

Topic: Public Sector Indicators

Sub-Topic: Defense & arms trade