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Whats a good % of Pop. for your Army?

08-02-2004, 05:01
Any ideas?
1 Infinite Loop
08-02-2004, 05:45
7% is the accepted percentage for peae time and 14% for wartime.

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08-02-2004, 05:49
Russia had 10% in WWII. I have 0.7%.
08-02-2004, 06:48
For a small population, high rates are possible.
In a very large population, it falls to 1-2% or lower in peace time.
08-02-2004, 10:55
I would suggest around 5% as a maximum. currently, I have less than 1% of my total population in the armed forces.
08-02-2004, 16:10
I've got 2.5%, but my nation is a warmonger