Sao Tome and Principe: Armed forces, percent of labor force

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 Sao Tome and Principe

Armed forces personnel, percent of the labor force

 Latest value 2.27
 Year 1999
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1991 - 1999
 Average 2.47
 Min - Max 2.27 - 2.67
 Source International Institute for Strategic Studies
For that indicator, we provide data for Sao Tome and Principe from 1991 to 1999. The average value for Sao Tome and Principe during that period was 2.47 percent with a minimum of 2.27 percent in 1999 and a maximum of 2.67 percent in 1991. The latest value from 1999 is 2.27 percent. For comparison, the world average in 1999 based on 167 countries is 2.12 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Sao Tome and Principe - Armed forces, percent of labor force - historical chart - 1991-1999




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.


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