Facts and Figures

Current authorization until 31 July 2016

Security Council resolution 2252 (2015) of 15 December 2015


Initially authorized

  • Up to 7,000 military personnel
  • Up to 900 civilian police personnel
  • An appropriate civilian component

Currently authorized [in accordance with S/RES/2155 (2014)]

  • Up to 13,000 military personnel
  • Up to 2,001 civilian police personnel (including Formed Police Units)
  • An appropriate civilian component

Current strength (30 June 2015)

  • 13,058 total uniformed personnel:
    • 11,342 troops
    • 193 military liaison officers
    • 1,157 police (including Formed Police Units)
  • 769 international civilian personnel*
  • 1,204 local civilian staff*
  • 409 United Nations Volunteers

*NB: Statistics for international and local civilians are as of 30 June 2015

Country contributors

Military personnel

Australia, Bangladesh,Benin, Bhutan,Bolivia, Brazil, Cambodia, Canada, China, Denmark, Egypt, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Fiji, Germany, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea, India, Indonesia, Japan, Jordan, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Namibia, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nigeria, Norway, Paraguay, Peru, Poland, Republic of Korea, Romania, Russian Federation, Rwanda, Senegal, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Timor-Leste, Togo, Uganda, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United Republic of Tanzania, United States, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

Police personnel

Albania, Argentina, Bangladesh, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, China, Ethiopia, Fiji, Germany, Ghana, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Namibia, Nepal, Netherlands, Nigeria, Norway, Romania, Russian Federation, Rwanda, Samoa, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Uganda, Ukraine, United Kingdom,  United States, Zimbabwe.


19 troops

1 police

5 international civilian

6 local civilians

7 other

  • 38 total

Financial aspects

  • Method of financing: Assessment in respect of a Special Account
  • Approved budget (07/2014 – 06/2015): $1,097,315,100 [A/RES/69/17]