Djibouti: Armed forces

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 Djibouti

Armed forces personnel

 Latest value 13000
 Year 2020
 Measure people
 Data availability 1985 - 2020
 Average 11125
 Min - Max 3000 - 13450
 Source International Institute for Strategic Studies
For that indicator, we provide data for Djibouti from 1985 to 2020. The average value for Djibouti during that period was 11125 people with a minimum of 3000 people in 1985 and a maximum of 13450 people in 2018. The latest value from 2020 is 13000 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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Recent values chart
Djibouti - Armed forces - recent values

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Djibouti - 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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 Military spending 0.04 2008 billion U.S. dollars
 Military spending, percent of GDP 2.63 2008 percent
 Military spending, percent of government spending 9.11 2008 percent
 Armed forces 13,000 2020 people
 Armed forces, percent of labor force 5.64 2020 percent
 Arms imports 17.00 2022 dollars
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