Turkmenistan: Armed forces

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 Turkmenistan

Armed forces personnel

 Latest value 57,000
 Year 2020
 Measure people
 Data availability 1992 - 2020
 Average 26,190
 Min - Max 11,000 - 57,000
 Source International Institute for Strategic Studies
For that indicator, we provide data for Turkmenistan from 1992 to 2020. The average value for Turkmenistan during that period was 26190 people with a minimum of 11000 people in 1995 and a maximum of 57000 people in 2020. The latest value from 2020 is 57000 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
Turkmenistan - Armed forces - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Turkmenistan - Armed forces - historical chart - 1992-2020




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 0.11 1999 billion U.S. dollars
 Military spending, percent of GDP 2.90 1999 percent
 Military spending, percent of government spending 14.96 1999 percent
 Armed forces 57,000 2020 people
 Armed forces, percent of labor force 2.85 2020 percent
 Arms imports 348.00 2021 dollars
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