Ghana - Armed forces personnel

Armed forces personnel, total

The value for Armed forces personnel, total in Ghana was 15,500 as of 2015. As the graph below shows, over the past 30 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 16,000 in 1989 and a minimum value of 7,000 in 1992.

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 15,100
1989 16,000
1990 9,000
1991 9,000
1992 7,000
1993 7,000
1994 7,000
1995 12,800
1996 14,500
1997 8,000
1998 8,000
1999 8,000
2000 8,000
2001 7,000
2002 7,000
2003 7,000
2004 7,000
2005 7,000
2007 14,000
2008 14,000
2009 15,500
2010 15,500
2011 15,500
2012 15,500
2013 15,500
2014 15,500
2015 15,500

Armed forces personnel (% of total labor force)

Armed forces personnel (% of total labor force) in Ghana was 0.120 as of 2015. Its highest value over the past 25 years was 0.196 in 1996, while its lowest value was 0.073 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. 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 0.145
1991 0.141
1992 0.106
1993 0.103
1994 0.100
1995 0.178
1996 0.196
1997 0.105
1998 0.103
1999 0.100
2000 0.097
2001 0.083
2002 0.080
2003 0.077
2004 0.075
2005 0.073
2007 0.136
2008 0.132
2009 0.142
2010 0.137
2011 0.133
2012 0.130
2013 0.126
2014 0.123
2015 0.120

Classification

Topic: Public Sector Indicators

Sub-Topic: Defense & arms trade