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Country vs country: Morocco and South Africa compared: Military

Definitions

  • Armed forces personnel: Total armed forces (2000)
  • Conscription: A description of the status of conscription in the nation in 1997.
  • Expenditures > Dollar figure: Current military expenditures in US dollars; the figure is calculated by multiplying the estimated defense spending in percentage terms by the gross domestic product (GDP) calculated on an exchange rate basis not purchasing power parity (PPP) terms. Dollar figures for military expenditures should be treated with caution because of different price patterns and accounting methods among nations, as well as wide variations in the strength of their currencies
  • Expenditures > Percent of GDP: Current military expenditures as an estimated percent of gross domestic product (GDP).
  • Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually > Males: This entry is derived from Military > Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually, which gives the number of males and females entering the military manpower pool (i.e., reaching age 16) in any given year and is a measure of the availability of military-age young adults.
  • Manpower reaching military age annually > Males: This entry is derived from Military > Manpower reaching military age annually, which gives the number of males and females entering the military manpower pool (i.e., reaching age 16) in any given year and is a measure of the availability of military-age young adults.
  • Military branches: This entry lists the service branches subordinate to defense ministries or the equivalent (typically ground, naval, air, and marine forces).
  • Military expenditures: This entry gives spending on defense programs for the most recent year available as a percent of gross domestic product (GDP); the GDP is calculated on an exchange rate basis, i.e., not in terms of purchasing power parity (PPP). For countries with no military forces, this figure can include expenditures on public security and police.
  • Military expenditures > Percent of GDP: This entry gives spending on defense programs for the most recent year available as a percent of gross domestic product (GDP); the GDP is calculated on an exchange rate basis, i.e., not in terms of purchasing power parity (PPP). For countries with no military forces, this figure can include expenditures on public security and police.
  • Military service age and obligation: This entry gives the required ages for voluntary or conscript military service and the length of service obligation.
  • Personnel > Per capita: Armed forces personnel are active duty military personnel, including paramilitary forces if the training, organization, equipment, and control suggest they may be used to support or replace regular military forces. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Service age and obligation: This entry gives the required ages for voluntary or conscript military service and the length of sevice obligation.
  • Personnel: Armed forces personnel are active duty military personnel, including paramilitary forces if the training, organization, equipment, and control suggest they may be used to support or replace regular military forces.
  • Armed forces growth: Growth in the number of armed forces personnel from 1985 (index = 100) to 2000. 100 means no growth, 50 means it halved and 200 means it doubled.
  • Branches: The names of the ground, naval, air, marine, and other defense or security forces
  • Exports > USD: Arms transfers cover the supply of military weapons through sales, aid, gifts, and those made through manufacturing licenses. Data cover major conventional weapons such as aircraft, armored vehicles, artillery, radar systems, missiles, and ships designed for military use. Excluded are transfers of other military equipment such as small arms and light weapons, trucks, small artillery, ammunition, support equipment, technology transfers, and other services."
  • Armed forces personnel > Total: Armed forces personnel are active duty military personnel, including paramilitary forces if the training, organisation, equipment, and control suggest they may be used to support or replace regular military forces."
  • Expenditure > Current LCU: Military expenditures data from SIPRI are derived from the NATO definition, which includes all current and capital expenditures on the armed forces, including peacekeeping forces; defense ministries and other government agencies engaged in defense projects; paramilitary forces, if these are judged to be trained and equipped for military operations; and military space activities. Such expenditures include military and civil personnel, including retirement pensions of military personnel and social services for personnel; operation and maintenance; procurement; military research and development; and military aid (in the military expenditures of the donor country). Excluded are civil defense and current expenditures for previous military activities, such as for veterans' benefits, demobilization, conversion, and destruction of weapons. This definition cannot be applied for all countries, however, since that would require much more detailed information than is available about what is included in military budgets and off-budget military expenditure items. (For example, military budgets might or might not cover civil defense, reserves and auxiliary forces, police and paramilitary forces, dual-purpose forces such as military and civilian police, military grants in kind, pensions for military personnel, and social security contributions paid by one part of government to another.)
  • Armed forces personnel per 1000: Total armed forces (2000). Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Weapon holdings per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • US military > Exports per 1000: U.S. Military Exports, for the year 1998 (in thousands of US dollars). Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • US military > Exports: U.S. Military Exports, for the year 1998 (in thousands of US dollars)
  • Manpower available for military service > Males age 18-49 per 1000: This entry gives the number of males and females falling in the military age range for the country and assumes that every individual is fit to serve. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Manpower available for military service > Females age 18-49 per 1000: This entry gives the number of males and females falling in the military age range for the country and assumes that every individual is fit to serve. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Manpower fit for military service > Males age 18-49: This entry gives the number of males and females falling in the military age range for the country and who are not otherwise disqualified for health reasons; accounts for the health situation in the country and provides a more realistic estimate of the actual number fit to serve.
  • Manpower fit for military service > Males age 18-49 per 1000: This entry gives the number of males and females falling in the military age range for the country and who are not otherwise disqualified for health reasons; accounts for the health situation in the country and provides a more realistic estimate of the actual number fit to serve. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Manpower reaching military service age annually > Males age 18-49: This entry gives the number of draft-age males and females entering the military manpower pool in any given year and is a measure of the availability of draft-age young adults.
  • Manpower reaching military service age annually > Females age 18-49 per 1000: This entry gives the number of draft-age males and females entering the military manpower pool in any given year and is a measure of the availability of draft-age young adults. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Manpower reaching military service age annually > Males age 18-49 per 1000: This entry gives the number of draft-age males and females entering the military manpower pool in any given year and is a measure of the availability of draft-age young adults. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Manpower > Reaching military age annually > Males: The number of draft-age males and females entering the military manpower pool in any given year and is a measure of the availability of draft-age young adults.
  • Expenditures > Dollar figure per capita: Current military expenditures in US dollars; the figure is calculated by multiplying the estimated defense spending in percentage terms by the gross domestic product (GDP) calculated on an exchange rate basis not purchasing power parity (PPP) terms. Dollar figures for military expenditures should be treated with caution because of different price patterns and accounting methods among nations, as well as wide variations in the strength of their currencies. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Expenditures > Dollar figure, % of GDP: Current military expenditures in US dollars; the figure is calculated by multiplying the estimated defense spending in percentage terms by the gross domestic product (GDP) calculated on an exchange rate basis not purchasing power parity (PPP) terms. Dollar figures for military expenditures should be treated with caution because of different price patterns and accounting methods among nations, as well as wide variations in the strength of their currencies. Figures expressed as a proportion of GDP for the same year
  • Personnel per 1000: Armed forces personnel are active duty military personnel, including paramilitary forces if the training, organization, equipment, and control suggest they may be used to support or replace regular military forces. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Manpower > Availability > Males age 15-49 per 1000: The total numbers of males aged 15-49. This statistic assumes that every individual is fit to serve. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Manpower > Reaching military age annually > Males per 1000: The number of draft-age males and females entering the military manpower pool in any given year and is a measure of the availability of draft-age young adults. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Manpower > Availability > Females per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Arms imports > Constant 1990 US$ per capita: Arms transfers cover the supply of military weapons through sales, aid, gifts, and those made through manufacturing licenses. Data cover major conventional weapons such as aircraft, armored vehicles, artillery, radar systems, missiles, and ships designed for military use. Excluded are transfers of other military equipment such as small arms and light weapons, trucks, small artillery, ammunition, support equipment, technology transfers, and other services. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Manpower > Availability > Males per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Manpower > Fit for military service > Males age 15-49 per 1000: The number of males aged 15-49 fit for military service. This is a more refined measure of potential military manpower availability which tries to correct for the health situation in the country and reduces the maximum potential number to a more realistic estimate of the actual number fit to serve. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Manpower > Fit for military service > Males per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Manpower > Fit for military service > Females per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Manpower > Reaching military age annually > Females per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Manpower > Fit for military service > Males age 15-49 > Per capita: The number of males aged 15-49 fit for military service. This is a more refined measure of potential military manpower availability which tries to correct for the health situation in the country and reduces the maximum potential number to a more realistic estimate of the actual number fit to serve. Per capita figures expressed per 1 population.
  • Manpower > Reaching military age annually > Females > Per capita: Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Expenditures > Dollar figure > Per $ GDP: Current military expenditures in US dollars; the figure is calculated by multiplying the estimated defense spending in percentage terms by the gross domestic product (GDP) calculated on an exchange rate basis not purchasing power parity (PPP) terms. Dollar figures for military expenditures should be treated with caution because of different price patterns and accounting methods among nations, as well as wide variations in the strength of their currencies Per $ GDP figures expressed per 1,000 $ gross domestic product
  • Manpower fit for military service > Females age 18-49: This entry gives the number of males and females falling in the military age range for the country and who are not otherwise disqualified for health reasons; accounts for the health situation in the country and provides a more realistic estimate of the actual number fit to serve.
  • US military > Exports, % of GDP: U.S. Military Exports, for the year 1998 (in thousands of US dollars). Figures expressed as a proportion of GDP for the same year
  • Manpower fit for military service > Females age 18-49 per 1000: This entry gives the number of males and females falling in the military age range for the country and who are not otherwise disqualified for health reasons; accounts for the health situation in the country and provides a more realistic estimate of the actual number fit to serve. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Arms imports > Constant 1990 US$: Arms transfers cover the supply of military weapons through sales, aid, gifts, and those made through manufacturing licenses. Data cover major conventional weapons such as aircraft, armored vehicles, artillery, radar systems, missiles, and ships designed for military use. Excluded are transfers of other military equipment such as small arms and light weapons, trucks, small artillery, ammunition, support equipment, technology transfers, and other services.
  • Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually > Females: This entry is derived from Military > Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually, which gives the number of males and females entering the military manpower pool (i.e., reaching age 16) in any given year and is a measure of the availability of military-age young adults.
  • Manpower reaching military age annually > Females: This entry is derived from Military > Manpower reaching military age annually, which gives the number of males and females entering the military manpower pool (i.e., reaching age 16) in any given year and is a measure of the availability of military-age young adults.
  • Expenditure > % of GDP: Military expenditures data from SIPRI are derived from the NATO definition, which includes all current and capital expenditures on the armed forces, including peacekeeping forces; defense ministries and other government agencies engaged in defense projects; paramilitary forces, if these are judged to be trained and equipped for military operations; and military space activities. Such expenditures include military and civil personnel, including retirement pensions of military personnel and social services for personnel; operation and maintenance; procurement; military research and development; and military aid (in the military expenditures of the donor country). Excluded are civil defense and current expenditures for previous military activities, such as for veterans' benefits, demobilization, conversion, and destruction of weapons. This definition cannot be applied for all countries, however, since that would require much more detailed information than is available about what is included in military budgets and off-budget military expenditure items. (For example, military budgets might or might not cover civil defense, reserves and auxiliary forces, police and paramilitary forces, dual-purpose forces such as military and civilian police, military grants in kind, pensions for military personnel, and social security contributions paid by one part of government to another.)
  • Manpower > Availability > Males age 15-49: The total numbers of males aged 15-49. This statistic assumes that every individual is fit to serve.
  • Personnel > % of total labor force: Armed forces personnel are active duty military personnel, including paramilitary forces if the training, organization, equipment, and control suggest they may be used to support or replace regular military forces. Labor force comprises all people who meet the International Labour Organization's definition of the economically active population.
  • Expenditure > % of central government expenditure: Military expenditures data from SIPRI are derived from the NATO definition, which includes all current and capital expenditures on the armed forces, including peacekeeping forces; defense ministries and other government agencies engaged in defense projects; paramilitary forces, if these are judged to be trained and equipped for military operations; and military space activities. Such expenditures include military and civil personnel, including retirement pensions of military personnel and social services for personnel; operation and maintenance; procurement; military research and development; and military aid (in the military expenditures of the donor country). Excluded are civil defense and current expenditures for previous military activities, such as for veterans' benefits, demobilization, conversion, and destruction of weapons. This definition cannot be applied for all countries, however, since that would require much more detailed information than is available about what is included in military budgets and off-budget military expenditure items. (For example, military budgets might or might not cover civil defense, reserves and auxiliary forces, police and paramilitary forces, dual-purpose forces such as military and civilian police, military grants in kind, pensions for military personnel, and social security contributions paid by one part of government to another.)
  • Manpower > Fit for military service > Males age 15-49: The number of males aged 15-49 fit for military service. This is a more refined measure of potential military manpower availability which tries to correct for the health situation in the country and reduces the maximum potential number to a more realistic estimate of the actual number fit to serve.
  • Expenditures > Dollar figure > Per capita: Current military expenditures in US dollars; the figure is calculated by multiplying the estimated defense spending in percentage terms by the gross domestic product (GDP) calculated on an exchange rate basis not purchasing power parity (PPP) terms. Dollar figures for military expenditures should be treated with caution because of different price patterns and accounting methods among nations, as well as wide variations in the strength of their currencies Per capita figures expressed per 1 population.
  • Arms imports > Constant 1990 US$ > Per capita: Arms transfers cover the supply of military weapons through sales, aid, gifts, and those made through manufacturing licenses. Data cover major conventional weapons such as aircraft, armored vehicles, artillery, radar systems, missiles, and ships designed for military use. Excluded are transfers of other military equipment such as small arms and light weapons, trucks, small artillery, ammunition, support equipment, technology transfers, and other services. Per capita figures expressed per 1 population.
  • Manpower > Availability > Males age 15-49 > Per capita: The total numbers of males aged 15-49. This statistic assumes that every individual is fit to serve. Per capita figures expressed per 1 population.
  • Manpower > Reaching military age annually > Males > Per capita: The number of draft-age males and females entering the military manpower pool in any given year and is a measure of the availability of draft-age young adults. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Armed forces personnel > % of total labor force: Armed forces personnel are active duty military personnel, including paramilitary forces if the training, organisation, equipment, and control suggest they may be used to support or replace regular military forces. Labor force comprises all people who meet the International Labour Organisation's definition of the economically active population."
  • Imports > USD: Arms transfers cover the supply of military weapons through sales, aid, gifts, and those made through manufacturing licenses. Data cover major conventional weapons such as aircraft, armored vehicles, artillery, radar systems, missiles, and ships designed for military use. Excluded are transfers of other military equipment such as small arms and light weapons, trucks, small artillery, ammunition, support equipment, technology transfers, and other services."
  • Military expenditure > % of GDP: Military expenditures data from SIPRI are derived from the NATO definition, which includes all current and capital expenditures on the armed forces, including peacekeeping forces; defense ministries and other government agencies engaged in defense projects; paramilitary forces, if these are judged to be trained and equipped for military operations; and military space activities. Such expenditures include military and civil personnel, including retirement pensions of military personnel and social services for personnel; operation and maintenance; procurement; military research and development; and military aid (in the military expenditures of the donor country). Excluded are civil defense and current expenditures for previous military activities, such as for veterans' benefits, demobilisation, conversion, and destruction of weapons. This definition cannot be applied for all countries, however, since that would require much more detailed information than is available about what is included in military budgets and off-budget military expenditure items. (For example, military budgets might or might not cover civil defense, reserves and auxiliary forces, police and paramilitary forces, dual-purpose forces such as military and civilian police, military grants in kind, pensions for military personnel, and social security contributions paid by one part of government to another.)"
  • Military expenditure > Current LCU: Military expenditures data from SIPRI are derived from the NATO definition, which includes all current and capital expenditures on the armed forces, including peacekeeping forces; defense ministries and other government agencies engaged in defense projects; paramilitary forces, if these are judged to be trained and equipped for military operations; and military space activities. Such expenditures include military and civil personnel, including retirement pensions of military personnel and social services for personnel; operation and maintenance; procurement; military research and development; and military aid (in the military expenditures of the donor country). Excluded are civil defense and current expenditures for previous military activities, such as for veterans' benefits, demobilisation, conversion, and destruction of weapons. This definition cannot be applied for all countries, however, since that would require much more detailed information than is available about what is included in military budgets and off-budget military expenditure items. (For example, military budgets might or might not cover civil defense, reserves and auxiliary forces, police and paramilitary forces, dual-purpose forces such as military and civilian police, military grants in kind, pensions for military personnel, and social security contributions paid by one part of government to another.)"
  • Manpower > Military age: The minimum age at which an individual may volunteer for military service or be subject to conscription.
  • Manpower available for military service > Males age 18-49: This entry gives the number of males and females falling in the military age range for the country and assumes that every individual is fit to serve.
  • Manpower available for military service > Females age 18-49: This entry gives the number of males and females falling in the military age range for the country and assumes that every individual is fit to serve.
  • Manpower reaching military service age annually > Females age 18-49: This entry gives the number of draft-age males and females entering the military manpower pool in any given year and is a measure of the availability of draft-age young adults.
STAT Morocco South Africa HISTORY
Armed forces personnel 198,000
Ranked 27th. 3 times more than South Africa
63,000
Ranked 55th.
Conscription <a href=/graph-T/mil_con>Conscription</a> exists (FWCC). No <a href=/graph-T/mil_con>conscription</a>.
Expenditures > Dollar figure $2.31 billion
Ranked 28th.
$3.17 billion
Ranked 11th. 38% more than Morocco

Expenditures > Percent of GDP 5%
Ranked 9th. 3 times more than South Africa
1.7%
Ranked 52nd.

Manpower available for military service > Males age 16-49 None None
Manpower fit for military service > Males age 16-49 None None
Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually > Males 300,327
Ranked 38th.
482,122
Ranked 23th. 61% more than Morocco
Manpower reaching military age annually > Males 300,327
Ranked 38th.
482,122
Ranked 23th. 61% more than Morocco

Military branches Royal Armed Forces (Forces Armees Royales, FAR): Royal Moroccan Army (includes Air Defense), Royal Moroccan Navy (includes Coast Guard, Marines), Royal Moroccan Air Force (Al Quwwat al Jawyiya al Malakiya Marakishiya; Force Aerienne Royale Marocaine) South African National Defense Force (SANDF): South African Army, South African Navy (SAN), South African Air Force (SAAF), South African Military Health Services
Military expenditures 4.8% of GDP
Ranked 7th. 3 times more than South Africa
1.7% of GDP
Ranked 12th.
Military expenditures > Percent of GDP 5% of GDP
Ranked 1st. 3 times more than South Africa
1.7% of GDP
Ranked 35th.
Military service age and obligation 20 years of age for voluntary military service; no conscription; service obligation - 18 months 18 years of age for voluntary military service; women are eligible to serve in noncombat roles; 2-year service obligation
Personnel > Per capita 8.33 per 1,000 people
Ranked 39th. 7 times more than South Africa
1.19 per 1,000 people
Ranked 141st.

Service age and obligation 18 years of age for compulsory and voluntary military service; conscript service obligation - 18 months 18 years of age for voluntary military service
Weapon holdings 2.19 million
Ranked 37th.
2.67 million
Ranked 31st. 22% more than Morocco
Personnel 251,000
Ranked 25th. 4 times more than South Africa
56,000
Ranked 68th.

Armed forces growth 33%
Ranked 46th.
-40%
Ranked 110th.
Branches Royal Armed Forces (Forces Armees Royales, FAR): Royal Moroccan Army (includes Air Defense), Navy (includes Marines), Royal Moroccan Air Force (Al Quwwat al Jawyiya al Malakiya Marakishiya; Force Aerienne Royale Marocaine) South African National Defense Force (SANDF): South African Army, South African Navy (SAN), South African Air Force (SAAF), Joint Operations Command, Military Intelligence, Military Health Services
Manpower > Availability > Males 9.15 million
Ranked 34th.
11.62 million
Ranked 26th. 27% more than Morocco

Manpower > Availability > Females 9.08 million
Ranked 32nd.
11.5 million
Ranked 26th. 27% more than Morocco

Exports > USD 4 million
Ranked 27th.
95 million
Ranked 18th. 24 times more than Morocco

Armed forces personnel > Total 246,000
Ranked 20th. 4 times more than South Africa
62,000
Ranked 61st.

Expenditure > Current LCU 19606000000 21697250000
Armed forces personnel per 1000 6.9
Ranked 35th. 5 times more than South Africa
1.43
Ranked 121st.
Weapon holdings per 1000 75.36
Ranked 64th. 27% more than South Africa
59.47
Ranked 72nd.
US military > Exports per 1000 $0.364 thousand
Ranked 44th. 8 times more than South Africa
$0.0428 thousand
Ranked 79th.
US military > Exports $10,188 thousand
Ranked 18th. 6 times more than South Africa
$1,794 thousand
Ranked 34th.
Manpower available for military service > Males age 18-49 per 1000 257.89
Ranked 22nd. 20% more than South Africa
214.57
Ranked 99th.
Manpower available for military service > Females age 18-49 per 1000 257.05
Ranked 12th. 17% more than South Africa
220.21
Ranked 56th.
Manpower fit for military service > Males age 18-49 6.48 million
Ranked 21st. 32% more than South Africa
4.93 million
Ranked 26th.
Manpower fit for military service > Males age 18-49 per 1000 211.46
Ranked 15th. 2 times more than South Africa
102.11
Ranked 134th.
Manpower reaching military service age annually > Males age 18-49 353,377
Ranked 25th.
512,407
Ranked 18th. 45% more than Morocco
Manpower reaching military service age annually > Females age 18-49 per 1000 11.14
Ranked 15th. 6% more than South Africa
10.49
Ranked 27th.
Manpower reaching military service age annually > Males age 18-49 per 1000 11.52
Ranked 24th. 9% more than South Africa
10.62
Ranked 44th.
Manpower > Reaching military age annually > Males 355,479
Ranked 33th.
529,201
Ranked 20th. 49% more than Morocco

Manpower > Fit for military service > Females 7.75 million
Ranked 30th. 42% more than South Africa
5.47 million
Ranked 38th.

Expenditures > Dollar figure per capita $77.93
Ranked 31st. 15% more than South Africa
$67.97
Ranked 23th.

Expenditures > Dollar figure, % of GDP 4.63%
Ranked 8th. 3 times more than South Africa
1.45%
Ranked 48th.

Personnel per 1000 8.33
Ranked 38th. 7 times more than South Africa
1.19
Ranked 142nd.

Manpower > Availability > Males age 15-49 per 1000 285.33
Ranked 24th. 14% more than South Africa
251.39
Ranked 78th.

Manpower > Reaching military age annually > Males per 1000 11.48
Ranked 50th. 6% more than South Africa
10.85
Ranked 71st.

Manpower > Availability > Females per 1000 293.35
Ranked 5th. 24% more than South Africa
235.72
Ranked 91st.

Arms imports > Constant 1990 US$ per capita 1.06 constant 1990 US$
Ranked 59th.
12.84 constant 1990 US$
Ranked 23th. 12 times more than Morocco

Manpower > Availability > Males per 1000 295.67
Ranked 14th. 24% more than South Africa
238.2
Ranked 124th.

Manpower > Fit for military service > Males age 15-49 per 1000 179.64
Ranked 71st. 18% more than South Africa
152.78
Ranked 102nd.

Manpower > Fit for military service > Males per 1000 246.42
Ranked 11th. 99% more than South Africa
123.84
Ranked 178th.

Manpower > Fit for military service > Females per 1000 250.52
Ranked 4th. 2 times more than South Africa
112.13
Ranked 150th.

Manpower > Reaching military age annually > Females per 1000 11.08
Ranked 58th. 3% more than South Africa
10.71
Ranked 65th.

Manpower > Fit for military service > Males age 15-49 > Per capita 0.185 per capita
Ranked 74th. 19% more than South Africa
0.156 per capita
Ranked 109th.

Manpower > Reaching military age annually > Females > Per capita 9.99 per 1,000 people
Ranked 94th.
10.71 per 1,000 people
Ranked 75th. 7% more than Morocco

Expenditures > Dollar figure > Per $ GDP $52.62 per 1,000 $ of GDP
Ranked 9th. 4 times more than South Africa
$14.66 per 1,000 $ of GDP
Ranked 49th.

Manpower fit for military service > Females age 18-49 6.68 million
Ranked 19th. 45% more than South Africa
4.61 million
Ranked 27th.
US military > Exports, % of GDP 2.55e-05%
Ranked 42nd. 19 times more than South Africa
1.34e-06%
Ranked 89th.
Manpower fit for military service > Females age 18-49 per 1000 217.68
Ranked 9th. 2 times more than South Africa
95.51
Ranked 104th.
Arms imports > Constant 1990 US$ 32 million constant 1990 US$
Ranked 49th.
606 million constant 1990 US$
Ranked 8th. 19 times more than Morocco

Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually > Females 298,366
Ranked 37th.
485,017
Ranked 23th. 63% more than Morocco
Manpower reaching military age annually > Females 298,366
Ranked 37th.
485,017
Ranked 23th. 63% more than Morocco
Manpower fit for military service > Females age 16-49 None None
Expenditure > % of GDP 4.28%
Ranked 10th. 3 times more than South Africa
1.42%
Ranked 68th.

Manpower > Availability > Males age 15-49 8.6 million
Ranked 34th.
11.87 million
Ranked 27th. 38% more than Morocco

Personnel > % of total labor force 2.26%
Ranked 31st. 8 times more than South Africa
0.29%
Ranked 140th.

Expenditure > % of central government expenditure 13.69%
Ranked 12th. 3 times more than South Africa
4.81%
Ranked 40th.

Manpower > Fit for military service > Males age 15-49 5.41 million
Ranked 35th.
7.21 million
Ranked 28th. 33% more than Morocco

Manpower > Fit for military service > Males 7.63 million
Ranked 31st. 26% more than South Africa
6.04 million
Ranked 35th.

Manpower > Reaching military age annually > Females 343,016
Ranked 32nd.
522,678
Ranked 19th. 52% more than Morocco

Expenditures > Dollar figure > Per capita $78.1 per capita
Ranked 32nd. 14% more than South Africa
$68.42 per capita
Ranked 23th.

Arms imports > Constant 1990 US$ > Per capita 1.06 constant 1990 US$ per c
Ranked 59th.
12.92 constant 1990 US$ per c
Ranked 23th. 12 times more than Morocco

Manpower > Availability > Males age 15-49 > Per capita 0.295 per capita
Ranked 18th. 15% more than South Africa
0.257 per capita
Ranked 85th.

Manpower > Reaching military age annually > Males > Per capita 10.35 per 1,000 people
Ranked 96th.
10.85 per 1,000 people
Ranked 81st. 5% more than Morocco

Armed forces personnel > % of total labor force 2.09%
Ranked 24th. 6 times more than South Africa
0.33%
Ranked 134th.

Imports > USD 32 million
Ranked 56th.
312 million
Ranked 25th. 10 times more than Morocco

Military expenditure > % of GDP 3.36%
Ranked 20th. 2 times more than South Africa
1.48%
Ranked 66th.

Military expenditure > Current LCU 24.61 billion
Ranked 53th.
35.89 billion
Ranked 44th. 46% more than Morocco

Manpower > Military age 18 years of age 18 years of age
Manpower available for military service > Males age 18-49 7.91 million
Ranked 23th.
10.35 million
Ranked 19th. 31% more than Morocco
Manpower available for military service > Females age 18-49 7.88 million
Ranked 21st.
10.63 million
Ranked 17th. 35% more than Morocco
Manpower reaching military service age annually > Females age 18-49 341,677
Ranked 18th.
506,078
Ranked 13th. 48% more than Morocco
Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty > Signatures and Ratifications > Signature 24 SEP 1996 24 SEP 1996
Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty > Signatures and Ratifications > Ratification 17 APR 2000 30 MAR 1999
Manpower available for military service > Females age 16-49 8691419 None
Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually > Female 298366 485017
Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually > Male 300327 482122

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