Barbados: Armed forces

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Armed forces personnel

 Latest value 1,000
 Year 2020
 Measure people
 Data availability 1985 - 2020
 Average 680
 Min - Max 600 - 1,000
 Source International Institute for Strategic Studies
For that indicator, we provide data for Barbados from 1985 to 2020. The average value for Barbados during that period was 680 people with a minimum of 600 people in 1995 and a maximum of 1000 people in 1985. The latest value from 2020 is 1000 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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Barbados - Armed forces - Recent values chart

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Barbados - 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.

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