Bahamas: Armed forces

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 Bahamas

Armed forces personnel

 Latest value 2,000
 Year 2020
 Measure people
 Data availability 1985 - 2020
 Average 1,588
 Min - Max 500 - 3,200
 Source International Institute for Strategic Studies
For that indicator, we provide data for the Bahamas from 1985 to 2020. The average value for the Bahamas during that period was 1588 people with a minimum of 500 people in 1985 and a maximum of 3200 people in 1996. The latest value from 2020 is 2000 people. For comparison, the world average in 2020 based on 167 countries is 162240 people. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Bahamas - Armed forces - Recent values chart

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Bahamas - Armed forces - historical chart - 1985-2020




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.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Armed forces 2,000 2020 people
 Armed forces, percent of labor force 0.90 2020 percent
 Arms exports 0.00 2015 million U.S. dollars
 Arms imports 12.00 2017 dollars
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