Armed forces personnel, percent of the labor force
International Institute for Strategic Studies
For that indicator, we provide data for Russia from 1992 to 2019. The average value for Russia during that period was 2.02 percent with a minimum of 1.67 percent in 2013 and a maximum of 2.63 percent in 1997.
The latest value from 2019 is 1.97 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2019 based on 164
countries is 1.24 percent.
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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.