Gambia: Armed forces

(measure: people; Source: International Institute for Strategic Studies)
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Gambia: Armed forces personnel, 1985 - 2019:

For that indicator, we provide data for the Gambia from 1985 to 2019. The average value for the Gambia during that period was 1151 people with a minimum of 480 people in 1985 and a maximum of 4000 people in 2018. The latest value from 2019 is 4000 people. For comparison, the world average in 2019 based on 166 countries is 164054 people. 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.
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