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UNMISS Facts and Figures

Current authorization until 30 November 2015
Security Council resolution 2223 (2015) PDF Document of 28 May 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 12,500 military personnel
  • Up to 1,323 civilian police personnel (including Formed Police Units)
  • An appropriate civilian component

Current strength (31 March 2016)

  • 13,490 total uniformed personnel:
    • 12,109 troops
    • 184 military liaison officers
    • 1,197 police (including Formed Police Units)
  • 787 international civilian personnel*
  • 1,215 local civilian staff*
  • 435 United Nations Volunteers

*NB: Statistics for international and local civilians are as of 31 July 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, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nigeria, Norway, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Poland, Republic of Korea, Republic of Moldova,Romania, Russian Federation, Rwanda, Senegal, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Togo, Uganda, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United Republic of Tanzania, United States, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

Police personnel

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


    22 troops

    1 military observer

    2 police

    5 international civilian

    6 local civilians

    7 other

  • 43 total

Financial aspects

  • Method of financing: Assessment in respect of a Special Account
  • Approved budget (07/2015 – 06/2016): $1,085,769,200  [A/RES/69/24PDF Document]