Welcome to the United Nations. It's your world.

UNMISS Facts and Figures

Current authorization until 30 May 2015
Security Council resolution 2178 (2014) PDF Document of 25 November 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 (28 February  2015)

  • 11,669 total uniformed personnel:
    • 10,483 troops
    • 178 military liaison officers
    • 1,008 police (including Formed Police Units)
  • 819 international civilian personnel*
  • 1,375 local civilian staff*
  • 409 United Nations Volunteers

*NB: Statistics for international and local civilians are as of 30 November 2014

Country contributors

Military personnel

Australia, Bangladesh,Benin, 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, 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

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, Turkey, Uganda, Ukraine, United Kingdom,  United States, Zambia and Zimbabwe.


    16 troops

    1 police

    5 international civilian

    6 local civilians

    7 other

  • 35 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/69/17PDF Document]