IPI Peacekeeping Database Graphs

Welcome to the PPP Peacekeeping Database Graphs page. Here you will find graphs generated based on data in the PPP database. There are two main topics- financial contributions and troop contributions.

The graphs are arranged by topic below. You can click on the title for more information and the thumbnail to view them full size.

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Number of Active Years

Number of years the 16 current UN peacekeeping operations have been active

This graphs shows the extreme differences in length of UN peacekeeping operations. Length of missions is becoming of extreme relevance as 2017 sees the draw-down of three UN peacekeeping operations- Haiti, Liberia and Cote d’Ivoire. It is also the year of mission evaluation where long time missions such as Kosovo and Cyprus may see some changes as the UN re-considers the issue of exit strategies.

Financial Contributons

United Nations Peacekeeping Financial Contributions by the P5 (% of total) (January 1990 – March 2016)

This graphic shows the financial contributions of the P5 as percentages from January 1994 – December 2016. Notably, , the USA, contributes vastly more than any other member of the P5

United Nations Peacekeeping Financial Contributions by the P5 (nominal $ USD) (January 1990 – December 2016)
This graphic shows the financial contributions of the P5 as a nominal amount from January 1994 – December 2016. Once again, the USA, contributes vastly more than any other member of the P5

 

Troop Contributons

 

United Nations Peacekeeping Personnel Contributions by the P5 (January 1994- March 2017)

This graphic shows the troop contributions of the P5 to UN Peacekeeping Misisons, specifically troops, police and experts. Notably. the USA is one of the lowest troop contributors.

Total Number of Uniformed Peacekeepers Deployed by Type (January 1990 – December 2016)

This graph shows total uniformed peacekeepers deployed to UN peacekeeping missions between January 1990 and December 2016. The there types are troops, police and observers.

Number of Uniformed UN Peacekeeping Contributions by Region (January 1990 – March 2017)

This graphic shows the number of Uniformed UN Peacekeeping Contributions by Region between January 1990 – March 2017. The central regions are Africa, Asia, Europe, North America, Oceania and South America.

Breakdown of Peacekeepers Contributed by Region as of December 2016

These four pie charts show the breakdown of troops, experts, police and total contribution by region, as of December 2016. The regions are: Africa, Asia, Europe, North America, Oceania, South America.

Number of Troops Contributing Countries by Region

This graph shows the number of troops contributing countries by region between 1990 and 2016. The regions are Africa, Asia, Europe, South America, North America and Oceania.

Number of Uniformed Peacekeepers Deployed to Each Region

This graph shows number of uniformed peacekeepers deployed to each region from 1990 to 2016. The regions are Africa, Asia, Europe, South America, North America and Oceania.

Women in Peacekeeping

Number of Troops Contributing Countries by Region

This graph shows the percentage of women who are peacekeeping military observers or staff by region from August 2017. By the end of 2017, the UN has set a target of recruiting 15% women as military observers and staff officers. As of August 2017, the women comprised 6% of all military observers and staff officers. An additional 517 recruits are needed to meet the target goal by the end of the year.

Female Military Observers and Staff from Top Contributing Countries

This graph shows the top 15 countries with the highest percentage of women who are peacekeeping military observers or staff from August 2017. 16 countries are meeting the target goal of 15% female military observers and staff (not picture in this graph for space reasons, USA).

Francophone Contributions to Missions in Francophone Countries

Francophone Contributions to MINUSMA

This graph shows Francophone contributions to MINUSMA as of December 2016. MINUSMA has the highest percentage of Francophone contributions to a mission in a Francophone country.

Francophone Contributions to MINUSCO

This graph shows Francophone contributions to MINUSCO as of December 2016.

Francophone Contributions to MINUSCA

This graph shows Francophone contributions to MINUSCA as of December 2016.

 

UN Recruitment Processes

 

The UN Recruitment Process

This Infographic shows the process, timeline and steps involved in the UN recruitment process. This image aims to portray the complexity of the process and highlight the lengthy timeline involved.

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