Libya: Armed forces

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 Libya

Armed forces personnel

 Latest value 0
 Year 2020
 Measure people
 Data availability 1985 - 2020
 Average 65,365
 Min - Max 0 - 86,000
 Source International Institute for Strategic Studies
For that indicator, we provide data for Libya from 1985 to 2020. The average value for Libya during that period was 65365 people with a minimum of 0 people in 2014 and a maximum of 86000 people in 1989. The latest value from 2020 is 0 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
Libya - Armed forces - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Libya - 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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 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Military spending 3.76 2014 billion U.S. dollars
 Military spending, percent of GDP 15.48 2014 percent
 Military spending, percent of government spending 10.91 2014 percent
 Armed forces 0 2020 people
 Armed forces, percent of labor force 0.00 2020 percent
 Arms exports 0.00 2011 million U.S. dollars
 Arms imports 116.00 2013 dollars
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