Eritrea: Armed forces

* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
 Eritrea

Armed forces personnel

 Latest value 202000
 Year 2020
 Measure people
 Data availability 1993 - 2020
 Average 166220
 Min - Max 46000 - 202000
 Source International Institute for Strategic Studies
For that indicator, we provide data for Eritrea from 1993 to 2020. The average value for Eritrea during that period was 166220 people with a minimum of 46000 people in 1997 and a maximum of 202000 people in 2003. The latest value from 2020 is 202000 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.
Select indicator
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series


Recent values chart
Eritrea - Armed forces - recent values

Historical chart
Eritrea - Armed forces - historical chart - 1993-2020




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.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Military spending 0.18 2003 billion U.S. dollars
 Military spending, percent of GDP 20.87 2003 percent
 Military spending, percent of government spending 31.14 2003 percent
 Armed forces 202,000 2020 people
 Armed forces, percent of labor force 12.38 2020 percent
 Arms exports 0.00 2006 million U.S. dollars
 Arms imports 4.00 2007 dollars
This site uses cookies.
Learn more here


OK