Singapore - Armed forces personnel

Armed forces personnel, total

The value for Armed forces personnel, total in Singapore was 147,600 as of 2015. As the graph below shows, over the past 30 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 181,000 in 1999 and a minimum value of 55,000 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 55,000
1989 56,000
1990 56,000
1991 56,000
1992 56,000
1993 56,000
1994 56,000
1995 65,500
1996 65,500
1997 178,000
1998 180,500
1999 181,000
2000 168,500
2001 154,500
2002 156,800
2003 168,800
2004 165,000
2005 167,000
2006 167,000
2007 167,000
2008 167,000
2009 147,500
2010 147,500
2011 147,600
2012 147,600
2013 147,600
2014 147,600
2015 147,600

Armed forces personnel (% of total labor force)

Armed forces personnel (% of total labor force) in Singapore was 4.58 as of 2015. Its highest value over the past 25 years was 9.28 in 1997, while its lowest value was 3.25 in 1994.

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 3.71
1991 3.58
1992 3.46
1993 3.37
1994 3.25
1995 3.68
1996 3.54
1997 9.28
1998 9.10
1999 9.03
2000 8.23
2001 7.30
2002 7.39
2003 8.03
2004 7.72
2005 7.54
2006 7.22
2007 6.83
2008 6.35
2009 5.41
2010 5.25
2011 5.11
2012 4.93
2013 4.83
2014 4.70
2015 4.58

Classification

Topic: Public Sector Indicators

Sub-Topic: Defense & arms trade