Bhutan: Armed forces, percent of labor force

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 Bhutan

Armed forces personnel, percent of the labor force

 Latest value 2.36
 Year 2000
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1992 - 2000
 Average 2.42
 Min - Max 1.83 - 2.97
 Source International Institute for Strategic Studies
For that indicator, we provide data for Bhutan from 1992 to 2000. The average value for Bhutan during that period was 2.42 percent with a minimum of 1.83 percent in 1995 and a maximum of 2.97 percent in 1998. The latest value from 2000 is 2.36 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2000 based on 164 countries is 2.08 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Bhutan - Armed forces, percent of labor force - recent values

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Bhutan - Armed forces, percent of labor force - historical chart - 1992-2000




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


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