Bhutan: Armed forces

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Armed forces personnel

 Latest value 6,000
 Year 2000
 Measure people
 Data availability 1985 - 2000
 Average 5,300
 Min - Max 3,000 - 7,000
 Source International Institute for Strategic Studies
For that indicator, we provide data for Bhutan from 1985 to 2000. The average value for Bhutan during that period was 5300 people with a minimum of 3000 people in 1985 and a maximum of 7000 people in 1998. The latest value from 2000 is 6000 people. For comparison, the world average in 2000 based on 166 countries is 173927 people. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Bhutan - Armed forces - historical chart - 1985-2000

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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