Bahamas: Armed forces, percent of labor force

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 Bahamas

Armed forces personnel, percent of the labor force

 Latest value 0.90
 Year 2020
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1995 - 2020
 Average 0.89
 Min - Max 0.40 - 2.05
 Source International Institute for Strategic Studies
For that indicator, we provide data for the Bahamas from 1995 to 2020. The average value for the Bahamas during that period was 0.89 percent with a minimum of 0.4 percent in 2012 and a maximum of 2.05 percent in 1996. The latest value from 2020 is 0.9 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2020 based on 165 countries is 1.26 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Bahamas - Armed forces, percent of labor force - Recent values chart

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Bahamas - Armed forces, percent of labor force - historical chart - 1995-2020




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. Labor force comprises all people who meet the International Labour Organization's definition of the economically active population.


 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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