Brazil: Armed forces, percent of labor force

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Armed forces personnel, percent of the labor force

 Latest value 0.73
 Reference 2019
 Measure percent
 Source International Institute for Strategic Studies

For that indicator, we provide data for Brazil from 1990 to 2019. The average value for Brazil during that period was 0.75 percent with a minimum of 0.44 percent in 1994 and a maximum of 0.99 percent in 1996. The latest value from 2019 is 0.73 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2019 based on 164 countries is 1.24 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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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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