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Dominica

Dominican Military Stats

Definitions

  • Armed forces personnel: Total armed forces (2000)
  • Armed forces personnel per 1000: Total armed forces (2000). Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Branches: The names of the ground, naval, air, marine, and other defense or security forces
  • 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.
  • 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).
  • War deaths: Battle-related deaths are deaths in battle-related conflicts between warring parties in the conflict dyad (two conflict units that are parties to a conflict). Typically, battle-related deaths occur in warfare involving the armed forces of the warring parties. This includes traditional battlefield fighting, guerrilla activities, and all kinds of bombardments of military units, cities, and villages, etc. The targets are usually the military itself and its installations or state institutions and state representatives, but there is often substantial collateral damage in the form of civilians being killed in crossfire, in indiscriminate bombings, etc. All deaths--military as well as civilian--incurred in such situations, are counted as battle-related deaths."
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Armed forces personnel 0.0 2000 165th out of 166
Armed forces personnel per 1000 0.0 2000 165th out of 166
Branches no regular military forces; Commonwealth of Dominica Police Force (includes Coast Guard) 2008
Manpower > Reaching military age annually > Males 756 2008 195th out of 224
Manpower available for military service > Males age 16-49 2010 189th out of 204
Manpower fit for military service > Males age 16-49 2013 198th out of 225
Manpower reaching military age annually > Males 675 2012 196th out of 224
Military branches no regular military forces; Commonwealth of Dominica Police Force (includes Coast Guard) 2012
War deaths 0.0 2008 187th out of 195
Weapon holdings 72,000 2001 120th out of 137

SOURCES: IISS (International Institute for Strategic Studies). 2001. The Military Balance 2001-2002. Oxford: Oxford University Press; IISS (International Institute for Strategic Studies). 2001. The Military Balance 2001-2002. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011; CIA World Factbooks 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013; Uppsala Conflict Data Program, http://www.pcr.uu.se/research/ucdp/.; Bonn International Center for Conversion (BICC)

Citation

"Dominica Military Stats", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/profiles/Dominica/Military