Armed forces personnel as a share of total workforce reached 0.739 % in 2018 in Malta, according to the SIPRI Military Expenditure Database. This is 17.4 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, armed forces personnel as a share of total workforce in Malta reached an all time high of 1.47 % in 1990 and an all time low of % in. When compared to Malta's main peers, armed forces personnel as a share of total workforce in Greece amounted to 3.08 %, 1.31 % in Italy, 1.17 % in Tunisia and 1.56 % in Turkey in 2018.
Malta has been ranked 88th within the group of 165 countries we follow in terms of armed forces personnel as a share of total workforce, 27 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.
Armed forces personnel are active duty military personnel, including paramilitary forces, if their training, organisation, equipment, and control suggest they may be used to support or replace regular military forces.