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Peacekeeping Fact Sheet

13 Apr 2017

Fact Sheet as of 31 January 2017

Note: Statistical information on uniformed personnel is as of 31 January 2017. Statistical information on UN Volunteers is as of January 2017. Statistical information on civilian staff is as of 31 July 2015, unless otherwise specified.

  • Peacekeeping operations since 1948: 71
  • Current peacekeeping operations: 16

Personnel

  • Uniformed personnel: 99,034 (as of 31 January 2017)
    • Troops: 84,408
    • Police: 12,786
    • Military observers: 1,840
  • Civilian personnel: 16,471 (as of 31 July 2015)
    • International: 5,256
    • Local: 11,215
  • UN Volunteers: 1,519 (as of January 2017)
  • Total number of personnel serving in 16 peacekeeping operations: 117,024
  • Countries contributing uniformed personnel: 126
  • Total fatalities in current operations: 1,766
  • Total fatalities in all peace operations since 1948: 3,545

Financial aspects

  • Approved resources for the period from 1 July 2016 to 30 June 2017: about $7.87 billion

Current operations

United Nations Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara (MINURSO)

In Western Sahara since April 1991
Strength: 477 total, including:
  • Uniformed personnel: 227
    • Troops: 27
    • Military observers: 200
  • Civilian personnel: 241
    • International civilians: 84
    • Local civilians: 157
  • UN Volunteers: 9

Fatalities: 15

Approved budget (07/2016– 06/2017): $56,582,500 

 

United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA)

In the Central African Republic since April 2014
Strength: 13,071 total, including:
  • Uniformed personnel: 12,104
    • Troops: 10,027
    • Military observers: 380
    • Police: 1,697
  • Civilian personnel: 760
    • International civilians: 518
    • Local civilians: 242
  • UN Volunteers: 207

Fatalities:  32

Approved budget (07/2016– 06/2017): $920,727,900
 

United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA)

In Mali since April 2013
Strength: 13,275 total, including:
  • Uniformed personnel: 11,880
    • Troops: 10,582
    • Military observers: 39
    • Police:  1,259
  • Civilian personnel: 1,246
    • International civilians:  585
    • Local civilians:  661
  • UN Volunteers: 149

Fatalities:  114

Approved budget: (07/2016– 06/2017):  $933,411,000  

 

United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH)

In Haiti since June 2004
Strength: 6,131 total, including:
  • Uniformed personnel: 4,804
    • Troops:  2,344
    • Police:  2,460
  • Civilian personnel: 1,245
    • International civilians: 304
    • Local civilians: 941
  • UN Volunteers: 82

Fatalities: 186

Approved budget (07/2016 – 06/2017): $345,926,700
 

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