Afghanistan Afghanistan: Armed forces personnel, total

The data set "Armed forces personnel, total" for Afghanistan contains data from the year 1985 until 2016.
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.


This section displays the historical data as line chart.

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Afghanistan is #19 in the world.

World share for Afghanistan

Afghanistan has a world share of 1.2%.

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More data for Afghanistan

In our database there are 2,232 data sets for Afghanistan. Here is a selection of some more data for Afghanistan.

Defense Daten

Data set Value
Military expenditure (% of GDP) 0.9
Military expenditure (% of central government expenditure) 3.6
Arms imports (SIPRI trend indicator values) 250,000,000
Arms exports (SIPRI trend indicator values) 1,000,000
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Armed forces personnel, total
Armed forces personnel (% of total labor force) 3.1

General data

Data set Value
Population, total 36,373,176
Area (sq. km) 652,860.0
Gross domestic product in exchange rates (US $) 20,815,300,220
Gross domestic product per capita (US $) 586
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