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UNMISS Facts and Figures

Current authorization until 15 July 2014
Security Council resolution 2109 (2013) PDF Document of 11 July 2013


Initially authorized

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

Currently authorized [temporary increase in accordance with S/RES/2132 (2013)

  • 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 2014)

  • 8,747 total uniformed personnel:
    • 7,558 troops
    • 156 military liaison officers
    • 1,033 police (including Formed Police Units)
  • 864 international civilian personnel*
  • 1,334 local civilian staff*
  • 406 United Nations Volunteers

*NB: Statistics for international and local civilians are as of 31 January 2014

Country contributors

Military personnel

Australia, Bangladesh, Belarus, Benin, Bolivia, Brazil, Cambodia, Canada, China, Denmark, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Fiji, Germany, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea, India, Indonesia, Japan, Jordan, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Mali, Mongolia, 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, Timor-Leste, Togo, Uganda, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United Republic of Tanzania, United States, Yemen and, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

Police personnel

Albania, Argentina, Bangladesh, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, China, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Fiji, Finland, Gambia, Germany, Ghana, India, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Malaysia, Namibia, Nepal, Netherlands, Nigeria, Norway, Philippines, Russian Federation, Rwanda, Samoa, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey, Uganda, Ukraine, United States, Zambia and Zimbabwe.


    13 troops

    1 police

    2 international civilian

    5 local civilians

    4 other

  • 25 total

Financial aspects

  • Method of financing: Assessment in respect of a Special Account
  • Approved budget (1 July 2013 - 30 June 2014): $924,426,000 [A/C.5/68/21 PDF Document]