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UNMISS Facts and Figures

Current authorization until 30 November 2014
Security Council resolution 2155 (2014) PDF Document of 27 May 2014


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 (30 September 2014)

  • 11,423 total uniformed personnel:
    • 10,348  troops
    • 146 military liaison officers
    • 929 police (including Formed Police Units)
  •  841 international civilian personnel*
  • 1,364 local civilian staff*
  • 394 United Nations Volunteers

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

Country contributors

Military personnel

Australia, Bangladesh,Benin, Bolivia, Brazil, Cambodia, Canada, China, Denmark, 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, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

Police personnel

Albania, Argentina, Bangladesh, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, China, Ehtiopia, Fiji, Gambia, 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, Thailand, Turkey, Uganda, Ukraine, United Kingdom,  United States, Zambia and Zimbabwe.


    14 troops

    1 police

    3 international civilian

    5 local civilians

    7 other

  • 30 total

Financial aspects

  • Method of financing: Assessment in respect of a Special Account
  • Approved budget (07/2014 – 12/2015): $580,830,400 [A/RES/68/293PDF Document]