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Military Stats: compare key data on Canada & Germany

Definitions

  • Air force > Combat aircraft: Number of fighter aircrafts (fixed wing aircrafts with combat capability).
  • Arms trade > Arms exports, top countries: Compares the world's largest arms exporters, in millions of US Dollars. Data corresponds to the year 2010, and was compiled by SIPRI (Stockholm International Peace Research Institute), a think tank dedicated to the research of conflict, armaments, arms control and disarmament in the world, with presence in Stockholm, Beijing and Washington DC.
  • Army > Attack helicopters: Number of attack helicopter (includes helicopters that have some attacking capabilities).
  • Army > Main battle tanks: Number of main battle tanks.
  • Budget: Annual defense budget in billion USD.
  • Global Peace Index: The Global Peace Index is comprised of 22 indicators in the three categories ongoing domestic or international conflicts; societal safety; and security and militarization. A low index value indicates a peaceful and safe country.
  • Military service age and obligation: This entry gives the required ages for voluntary or conscript military service and the length of service obligation.
  • Navy > Aircraft carriers: Number of aircraft carriers.
  • Navy > Corvette warships: Number of corvettes.
  • Navy > Nuclear submarines: Number of nuclear submarines.
  • Navy > Submarines: Number of patrol boats (includes minesweepers).
  • Paramilitary personnel: Paramilitary.

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  • 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.
  • 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."
  • Armed forces personnel: Total armed forces (2000)
  • 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 branches: This entry lists the service branches subordinate to defense ministries or the equivalent (typically ground, naval, air, and marine forces).
  • Expenditures > Percent of GDP: Current military expenditures as an estimated percent of gross domestic product (GDP).
  • 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."
  • 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.
  • Navy > Frigates: Number of frigates.
  • Navy > Destroyers: Number of destroyers.
  • Navy > Cruisers: Number of cruisers.
  • 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.
  • Branches: The names of the ground, naval, air, marine, and other defense or security forces
  • Arms trade > Arms exports, top countries per million people: Compares the world's largest arms exporters, in millions of US Dollars. Data corresponds to the year 2010, and was compiled by SIPRI (Stockholm International Peace Research Institute), a think tank dedicated to the research of conflict, armaments, arms control and disarmament in the world, with presence in Stockholm, Beijing and Washington DC. Figures expressed per million people for the same year.
  • 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.)"
  • Air force > Aircraft carriers > Total: Total amount of aircraft carriers possessed by each country. 
  • Navy > Patrol boats: Number of patrol boats (Includes minesweepers).
  • 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.
  • NATO > NATO reserves provided: Reserve personnel.

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  • 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
  • Armed forces personnel per 1000: Total armed forces (2000). 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.
  • Army > United States army deployments: Army.

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  • 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.)
  • 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.
  • Nuclear weapons > Non-Proliferation treaty sign date: Signed.

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  • Conscription: A description of the status of conscription in the nation in 1997.
  • Air force > United States air force deployments: USAF.

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  • 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.
  • 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."
  • Defence spending > Percent of GDP: Defense expenditure as percentage of GDP. Figures are for the year 2010.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Terrorism > 2002 Bali bombing deaths: Amount of citizens from each country who were killed in the 2002 Bali bombings. In all, 202 people were killed.
  • Weapon holdings per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Military spending > 2009 > USD billions: Defense expenditure of some countries in the year 2010.
  • Arms > Exports > 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 military age annually > Males per thousand people: 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. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • 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.
  • Navy > United States navy deployments: Navy.

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  • Terrorism > 2002 Bali bombing deaths per million people: Amount of citizens from each country who were killed in the 2002 Bali bombings. In all, 202 people were killed. Figures expressed per million people for the same year.
  • Manpower > Military age: The minimum age at which an individual may volunteer for military service or be subject to conscription.
  • 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 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.
  • 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.
  • Arms > Exports > 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 1,000 population.
  • Aid to Afghanistan > Total development aid > Estimates: Estimates of total development aid to Afghanistan over a four year period, in USD. Does not include charitable donations or other non-governmental donations. NOTE: The European Community is estimated to have given over $114 billion over the past four years. Other donations include the UN Development Programme pledging $7,268,507,000; Microsoft pledging $65,000,000; and $47,000,000.
  • Employment in arms > Production per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • United States marine deployments: USMC.

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  • Aid to Afghanistan > Gross disbursements as a percent of ODA: Percent of all gross disbursments of official development aid which goes to Afghanistan, 2003-2004. NOTE: The total percent to Afghanistan from all donor countries is 1.7%.
  • Manpower > Availability > Males age 15-49: The total numbers of males aged 15-49. This statistic assumes that every individual is fit to serve.
  • 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.
  • Commitment to Development Index (security): The Commitment to Development Index (CDI) ranks the world’s richest countries on their commitment to policies that benefit the poorer nations. The security component of the CDI considers military actions that affect developing countries, favoring three aspects of the security-development nexus: 1. Financial and personnel contributions to peacekeeping operations and forcible humanitarian interventions. 2. Deployment of naval fleets to platrol sea lanes. 3. Collaboration with international security regimes that promote non-proliferation, disarmament and international rule of law. Finally, the CDI penalizes some exports of arms to nations, especially ones that are undemocratic and spend heavily on the military.
  • Manpower reaching military age annually > Females per thousand people: 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. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • 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.
  • 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 > 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.
  • 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.
  • Aid to Afghanistan > Total development aid > Estimates, % of GDP: Estimates of total development aid to Afghanistan over a four year period, in USD. Does not include charitable donations or other non-governmental donations. NOTE: The European Community is estimated to have given over $114 billion over the past four years. Other donations include the UN Development Programme pledging $7,268,507,000; Microsoft pledging $65,000,000; and $47,000,000. Figures expressed as a proportion of GDP for the same year
  • 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."
  • 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.
  • 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.)"
  • Aid to Afghanistan > Total development aid > Estimates per capita: Estimates of total development aid to Afghanistan over a four year period, in USD. Does not include charitable donations or other non-governmental donations. NOTE: The European Community is estimated to have given over $114 billion over the past four years. Other donations include the UN Development Programme pledging $7,268,507,000; Microsoft pledging $65,000,000; and $47,000,000. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Arms > Exports > Constant 1990 US$ 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 > Reaching military age annually > Females per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually > Females per thousand people: 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. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Manpower > Fit for military service > Females per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Aid to Afghanistan > Total development aid > Estimates > Per $ GDP: Estimates of total development aid to Afghanistan over a four year period, in USD. Does not include charitable donations or other non-governmental donations. NOTE: The European Community is estimated to have given over $114 billion over the past four years. Other donations include the UN Development Programme pledging $7,268,507,000; Microsoft pledging $65,000,000; and $47,000,000. Per $ GDP figures expressed per 10,000 $ gross domestic product.
  • 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.
  • Operation Enduring Freedom > Afghanistan coalition fatalities per million: Number of fatalities among coalition forces in Operation Enduring Freedom, Afghanistan. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • 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.)
  • 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
  • Operation Enduring Freedom > Afghanistan coalition fatalities: Number of fatalities among coalition forces in Operation Enduring Freedom, Afghanistan.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.)
  • United States military deployments (total): Total.

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  • 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 > Availability > Females per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Manpower > Availability > Males per 1000: . 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.
  • 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.
  • Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually > Males per thousand people: 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. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
STAT Canada Germany HISTORY
Air force > Combat aircraft 100
Ranked 3rd.
423
Ranked 3rd. 4 times more than Canada
Arms trade > Arms exports, top countries 276
Ranked 12th.
1,193
Ranked 5th. 4 times more than Canada

Army > Attack helicopters 0.0
Ranked 5th.
80
Ranked 3rd.

Army > Main battle tanks 235
Ranked 4th.
2,500
Ranked 3rd. 11 times more than Canada

Budget 21 US$ BN
Ranked 1st.
49 US$ BN
Ranked 2nd. 2 times more than Canada
Global Peace Index 1.31
Ranked 26th.
1.43
Ranked 19th. 10% more than Canada

Military service age and obligation 17 years of age for voluntary male and female military service (with parental consent); 16 years of age for Reserve and Military College applicants; Canadian citizenship or permanent residence status required; maximum 34 years of age; service obligation 3-9 years 17-23 years of age for male and female voluntary military service; conscription ended 1 July 2011; service obligation 8-23 months or 12 years; women have been eligible for voluntary service in all military branches and positions since 2001
Navy > Aircraft carriers 0.0
Ranked 5th.
0.0
Ranked 17th.
Navy > Corvette warships 5
Ranked 2nd. 3 times more than Germany
2
Ranked 22nd.
Navy > Nuclear submarines 0.0
Ranked 3rd.
0.0
Ranked 8th.
Navy > Submarines 1
Ranked 2nd.
4
Ranked 10th. 4 times more than Canada
Paramilitary personnel 4,554
Ranked 77th.
0.0
Ranked 1st.
Personnel > Per capita 2.2 per 1,000 people
Ranked 123th.
3.46 per 1,000 people
Ranked 99th. 57% more than Canada

Service age and obligation 17 years of age for male and female voluntary military service (with parental consent); 16 years of age for reserve and military college applicants; Canadian citizenship or permanent residence status required; maximum 34 years of age; service obligation 3-9 years 18 years of age (conscripts serve a nine-month tour of compulsory military service)
War deaths 0.0
Ranked 195th.
0.0
Ranked 35th.

Armed forces personnel 59,000
Ranked 59th.
221,000
Ranked 21st. 4 times more than Canada
Military expenditures 1.1% of GDP
Ranked 29th.
1.5% of GDP
Ranked 22nd. 36% more than Canada
Military branches Canadian Forces: Canadian Army, Royal Canadian Navy, Royal Canadian Air Force, Canada Command (homeland security) Federal Armed Forces (Bundeswehr): Army (Heer), Navy (Deutsche Marine, includes naval air arm), Air Force (Luftwaffe), Joint Support Services (Streitkraeftbasis, SKB), Central Medical Service (Zentraler Sanitaetsdienst, ZSanDstBw)
Expenditures > Percent of GDP 1.1%
Ranked 122nd.
1.5%
Ranked 96th. 36% more than Canada

Manpower fit for military service > Males age 16-49 None None
Armed forces personnel > Total 64,000
Ranked 60th.
244,000
Ranked 21st. 4 times more than Canada

Personnel 71,000
Ranked 64th.
285,000
Ranked 21st. 4 times more than Canada

Navy > Frigates 12
Ranked 2nd.
15
Ranked 4th. 25% more than Canada

Navy > Destroyers 3
Ranked 1st. The same as Germany
3
Ranked 3rd.
Navy > Cruisers 0.0
Ranked 3rd.
0.0
Ranked 8th.
Expenditures > Dollar figure per capita $309.44
Ranked 19th.
$424.83
Ranked 14th. 37% more than Canada

Branches Canadian Forces: Land Forces Command (LFC), Maritime Command (MARCOM), Air Command (AIRCOM), Canada Command (homeland security) Federal Armed Forces (Bundeswehr): Army (Heer), Navy (Deutsche Marine, includes naval air arm), Air Force (Luftwaffe), Central Medical Service (Zentraler Sanitaetsdienst)
Arms trade > Arms exports, top countries per million people 7.91
Ranked 12th.
14.57
Ranked 9th. 84% more than Canada

Military expenditure > Current LCU 22.27 billion
Ranked 56th.
32.86 billion
Ranked 46th. 48% more than Canada

Air force > Aircraft carriers > Total 3
Ranked 8th.
0.0
Ranked 16th.
Navy > Patrol boats 12
Ranked 2nd. 50% more than Germany
8
Ranked 4th.
Manpower reaching military age annually > Males 218,069
Ranked 51st.
405,438
Ranked 27th. 86% more than Canada

NATO > NATO reserves provided 47,081
Ranked 17th.
355,000
Ranked 6th. 8 times more than Canada
Expenditures > Dollar figure $9.80 billion
Ranked 13th.
$35.06 billion
Ranked 5th. 4 times more than Canada

Weapon holdings 1.77 million
Ranked 44th.
0.0
Ranked 137th.
Armed forces personnel per 1000 1.92
Ranked 115th.
2.69
Ranked 99th. 40% more than Canada
Manpower > Reaching military age annually > Males 227,435
Ranked 50th.
442,972
Ranked 23th. 95% more than Canada

Army > United States army deployments 8
Ranked 22nd.
24,982
Ranked 1st. 3123 times more than Canada
Manpower available for military service > Males age 16-49 None None
Expenditure > Current LCU 15379250000 30435000000
Personnel per 1000 2.2
Ranked 122nd.
3.46
Ranked 100th. 57% more than Canada

Nuclear weapons > Non-Proliferation treaty sign date 23 Jul 1968 (L, W) 29 Jul 1968 (M) 28 Nov 1969 (L, M, W)
Conscription No <a href=/graph-T/mil_con>conscription</a> (<a href=/encyclopedia/artificial-intelligence>AI</a>). <a href=/graph-T/mil_con>Conscription</a> exists.
Air force > United States air force deployments 84
Ranked 17th.
13,972
Ranked 1st. 166 times more than Canada
Armed forces growth -29%
Ranked 101st.
-54%
Ranked 118th. 86% more than Canada
Imports > USD 434 million
Ranked 20th. 4 times more than Germany
104 million
Ranked 38th.

Defence spending > Percent of GDP 1.3%
Ranked 11th. 2% more than Germany
1.27%
Ranked 17th.

Arms imports > Constant 1990 US$ 112 million constant 1990 US$
Ranked 35th.
216 million constant 1990 US$
Ranked 28th. 93% more than Canada

NATO > Current members > Date April 4 1949 9 May 1955
Expenditures 1.1% of GDP
Ranked 61st.
1.5% of GDP
Ranked 48th. 36% more than Canada
Military expenditures > Percent of GDP 1.1% of GDP
Ranked 54th.
1.5% of GDP
Ranked 43th. 36% more than Canada
Expenditures > Dollar figure > Per $ GDP $11.47 per 1,000 $ of GDP
Ranked 80th.
$14.36 per 1,000 $ of GDP
Ranked 65th. 25% more than Canada

Terrorism > 2002 Bali bombing deaths 2
Ranked 13th.
6
Ranked 5th. 3 times more than Canada
Weapon holdings per 1000 57.08
Ranked 73th.
0.0
Ranked 135th.
Military spending > 2009 > USD billions 19.2 45.6
Manpower fit for military service > Females age 16-49 6389669 14510527
Arms > Exports > Constant 1990 US$ 365 million constant 1990 US$
Ranked 9th.
1.85 billion constant 1990 US$
Ranked 4th. 5 times more than Canada

Employment in arms > Production 25,000
Ranked 24th.
90,000
Ranked 8th. 4 times more than Canada
ISAF troops in Afghanistan > 2010-12-14 2,922
Ranked 5th.
4,341
Ranked 2nd. 49% more than Canada
Manpower reaching military age annually > Males per thousand people 6.25
Ranked 176th. 26% more than Germany
4.95
Ranked 212th.

Expenditures > Dollar figure > Per capita $309.89 per capita
Ranked 20th.
$424.80 per capita
Ranked 14th. 37% more than Canada

Navy > United States navy deployments 46
Ranked 16th.
476
Ranked 8th. 10 times more than Canada
Terrorism > 2002 Bali bombing deaths per million people 0.0638
Ranked 15th.
0.0727
Ranked 13th. 14% more than Canada
Manpower > Availability > Males 8.07 million
Ranked 38th.
19.59 million
Ranked 17th. 2 times more than Canada

Manpower > Military age 16 years of age 18 years of age
Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty > Signatures and Ratifications > Signature 24 SEP 1996 24 SEP 1996
Manpower reaching military service age annually > Males age 18-49 223,821
Ranked 41st.
497,048
Ranked 19th. 2 times more than Canada
Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually > Males 218,069
Ranked 51st.
405,438
Ranked 27th. 86% more than Canada
Manpower available for military service > Females age 16-49 None None
Arms imports > Constant 1990 US$ per capita 3.47 constant 1990 US$
Ranked 40th. 32% more than Germany
2.62 constant 1990 US$
Ranked 43th.

Arms > Exports > Constant 1990 US$ > Per capita 11,300.66 constant 1990 US$ per 1
Ranked 11th.
22,493.19 constant 1990 US$ per 1
Ranked 7th. Twice as much as Canada

Aid to Afghanistan > Total development aid > Estimates $35.21 billion
Ranked 4th. 2 times more than Germany
$15.58 billion
Ranked 6th.
Military expenditures > Stockholm International Peace Research Institute Figures > Date of information 2005 2005
Employment in arms > Production per 1000 0.804
Ranked 29th.
1.09
Ranked 23th. 36% more than Canada
United States marine deployments 0.0
Ranked 25th.
874
Ranked 2nd.
Manpower > Availability > Females 7.81 million
Ranked 34th.
18.54 million
Ranked 16th. 2 times more than Canada

Manpower > Fit for military service > Males 6.65 million
Ranked 34th.
15.91 million
Ranked 17th. 2 times more than Canada

Aid to Afghanistan > Gross disbursements as a percent of ODA 2.6%
Ranked 4th. 3 times more than Germany
0.9%
Ranked 16th.
Manpower > Availability > Males age 15-49 8.39 million
Ranked 36th.
20.51 million
Ranked 14th. 2 times more than Canada

Arms imports > Constant 1990 US$ > Per capita 3.47 constant 1990 US$ per c
Ranked 40th. 32% more than Germany
2.62 constant 1990 US$ per c
Ranked 43th.

Commitment to Development Index (security) 5.7
Ranked 9th. 54% more than Germany
3.7
Ranked 21st.
Manpower reaching military age annually > Females per thousand people 6.04
Ranked 179th. 28% more than Germany
4.71
Ranked 211th.
Manpower reaching military age annually > Females 206,195
Ranked 52nd.
384,930
Ranked 27th. 87% more than Canada
Manpower > Fit for military service > Females 6.42 million
Ranked 32nd.
15.05 million
Ranked 16th. 2 times more than Canada

ISAF troops in Afghanistan > 2009-12-09 2,830
Ranked 5th.
4,280
Ranked 2nd. 51% more than Canada
Manpower > Availability > Males age 15-49 per 1000 259.69
Ranked 56th. 4% more than Germany
248.7
Ranked 86th.

Manpower > Fit for military service > Males age 15-49 7.16 million
Ranked 29th.
17.4 million
Ranked 11th. 2 times more than Canada

Manpower reaching military service age annually > Males age 18-49 per 1000 6.8
Ranked 114th. 13% more than Germany
6.04
Ranked 131st.
Aid to Afghanistan > Total development aid > Estimates, % of GDP 2.75%
Ranked 3rd. 5 times more than Germany
0.537%
Ranked 14th.
Armed forces personnel > % of total labor force 0.34%
Ranked 133th.
0.58%
Ranked 101st. 71% more than Canada

Manpower > Reaching military age annually > Females 215,556
Ranked 50th.
420,801
Ranked 24th. 95% more than Canada

Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually > Females 206,195
Ranked 52nd.
384,930
Ranked 27th. 87% more than Canada
Military expenditure > % of GDP 1.46%
Ranked 68th. 7% more than Germany
1.36%
Ranked 73th.

Aid to Afghanistan > Total development aid > Estimates per capita $1,080.82
Ranked 4th. 6 times more than Germany
$189.08
Ranked 15th.
Arms > Exports > Constant 1990 US$ per capita 11.3 constant 1990 US$
Ranked 11th.
22.49 constant 1990 US$
Ranked 7th. Twice as much as Canada

Manpower > Reaching military age annually > Females per 1000 6.47
Ranked 158th. 26% more than Germany
5.12
Ranked 190th.

Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually > Females per thousand people 6.04
Ranked 177th. 28% more than Germany
4.71
Ranked 209th.
Manpower > Fit for military service > Females per 1000 192.63
Ranked 82nd. 5% more than Germany
183.3
Ranked 101st.

Aid to Afghanistan > Total development aid > Estimates > Per $ GDP $359.36 per $10,000 of GDP
Ranked 3rd. 6 times more than Germany
$57.38 per $10,000 of GDP
Ranked 14th.
Manpower > Reaching military age annually > Males per 1000 6.83
Ranked 157th. 27% more than Germany
5.39
Ranked 190th.

Operation Enduring Freedom > Afghanistan coalition fatalities per million 0.491
Ranked 3rd. 2 times more than Germany
0.219
Ranked 6th.
Expenditure > % of GDP 1.14%
Ranked 83th.
1.35%
Ranked 72nd. 18% more than Canada

Expenditures > Dollar figure, % of GDP 1.13%
Ranked 77th.
1.45%
Ranked 63th. 28% more than Canada

Operation Enduring Freedom > Afghanistan coalition fatalities 16
Ranked 4th.
18
Ranked 2nd. 13% more than Canada
Manpower > Fit for military service > Males age 15-49 > Per capita 0.224 per capita
Ranked 10th. 7% more than Germany
0.21 per capita
Ranked 33th.

Manpower > Reaching military age annually > Females > Per capita 6.49 per 1,000 people
Ranked 180th. 27% more than Germany
5.11 per 1,000 people
Ranked 214th.

Manpower > Availability > Males age 15-49 > Per capita 0.263 per capita
Ranked 71st. 6% more than Germany
0.248 per capita
Ranked 113th.

Manpower > Reaching military age annually > Males > Per capita 6.85 per 1,000 people
Ranked 176th. 27% more than Germany
5.38 per 1,000 people
Ranked 214th.

Expenditure > % of central government expenditure 6.28%
Ranked 28th. 45% more than Germany
4.34%
Ranked 45th.

United States military deployments (total) 138
Ranked 28th.
40,304
Ranked 2nd. 292 times more than Canada
Manpower > Fit for military service > Males age 15-49 per 1000 221.53
Ranked 12th. 5% more than Germany
210.99
Ranked 22nd.

Manpower > Availability > Females per 1000 234.51
Ranked 95th. 4% more than Germany
225.84
Ranked 113th.

Manpower > Availability > Males per 1000 242.27
Ranked 105th. 2% more than Germany
238.63
Ranked 120th.

Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually > Female 206195 384930
Manpower > Fit for military service > Males per 1000 199.48
Ranked 72nd. 3% more than Germany
193.73
Ranked 95th.

Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually > Male 218069 405438
Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty > Signatures and Ratifications > Ratification 18 DEC 1998 20 AUG 1998
Personnel > % of total labor force 0.4%
Ranked 132nd.
0.7%
Ranked 102nd. 75% more than Canada

Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually > Males per thousand people 6.31
Ranked 177th. 26% more than Germany
5
Ranked 210th.

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