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Definitions

  • Air force > Combat aircraft: Number of fighter aircrafts (fixed wing aircrafts with combat capability).
  • Armed forces personnel: Total armed forces (2000)
  • 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.
  • Expenditures > Percent of GDP: Current military expenditures as an estimated percent of gross domestic product (GDP).
  • 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 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 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.
  • Paramilitary personnel: Paramilitary.

    No date was available from the Wikipedia article, so we used the date of retrieval.

  • 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 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.
  • 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
  • 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 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.

    No date was available from the Wikipedia article, so we used the date of retrieval.

  • 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.
  • Army > Self-propelled guns: Self-propelled gun.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Army > Mortars: Mortar.
  • Conscription: A description of the status of conscription in the nation in 1997.
  • 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."
  • 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
  • Weapon holdings per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Army > Armoured vehicles: Armoured vehicle.
  • 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 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.
  • 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."
  • 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 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.
  • Conventional arms imports: Conventional arms transfers (1990 prices) - Imports (US$ millions) Refers to the voluntary transfer by the supplier (and thus excludes captured weapons and weapons obtained through defectors) of weapons with a military purpose destined for the armed forces, paramilitary forces or intelligence agencies of another country. These include major conventional weapons or systems in six categories: ships, aircraft, missiles, artillery, armoured vehicles and guidance and radar systems (excluded are trucks, services, ammunition, small arms, support items, components and component technology and towed or naval artillery under 100-millimetre calibre).
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Employment in arms > Production per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • 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.
  • 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 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.
  • Conventional arms imports per capita: Conventional arms transfers (1990 prices) - Imports (US$ millions) Refers to the voluntary transfer by the supplier (and thus excludes captured weapons and weapons obtained through defectors) of weapons with a military purpose destined for the armed forces, paramilitary forces or intelligence agencies of another country. These include major conventional weapons or systems in six categories: ships, aircraft, missiles, artillery, armoured vehicles and guidance and radar systems (excluded are trucks, services, ammunition, small arms, support items, components and component technology and towed or naval artillery under 100-millimetre calibre). Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • 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 > 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.
  • 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 > 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.
  • Conventional arms imports > Per $ GDP: Conventional arms transfers (1990 prices) - Imports (US$ millions) Refers to the voluntary transfer by the supplier (and thus excludes captured weapons and weapons obtained through defectors) of weapons with a military purpose destined for the armed forces, paramilitary forces or intelligence agencies of another country. These include major conventional weapons or systems in six categories: ships, aircraft, missiles, artillery, armoured vehicles and guidance and radar systems (excluded are trucks, services, ammunition, small arms, support items, components and component technology and towed or naval artillery under 100-millimetre calibre). Per $ GDP figures expressed per 1,000 $ gross domestic product.
  • 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.)"
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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.)
  • 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.
  • 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 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 > 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.
  • Conventional arms imports, % of GDP: Conventional arms transfers (1990 prices) - Imports (US$ millions) Refers to the voluntary transfer by the supplier (and thus excludes captured weapons and weapons obtained through defectors) of weapons with a military purpose destined for the armed forces, paramilitary forces or intelligence agencies of another country. These include major conventional weapons or systems in six categories: ships, aircraft, missiles, artillery, armoured vehicles and guidance and radar systems (excluded are trucks, services, ammunition, small arms, support items, components and component technology and towed or naval artillery under 100-millimetre calibre). Figures expressed as a proportion of GDP 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 Croatia Czech Republic HISTORY
Air force > Combat aircraft 10
Ranked 11th.
31
Ranked 1st. 3 times more than Croatia
Armed forces personnel 61,000
Ranked 56th. 5% more than Czech Republic
58,000
Ranked 61st.
Army > Attack helicopters 0.0
Ranked 4th.
24
Ranked 8th.
Army > Main battle tanks 80
Ranked 15th.
123
Ranked 13th. 54% more than Croatia

Budget 1.09 US$ BN
Ranked 8th.
1.16 US$ BN
Ranked 1st. 6% more than Croatia
Expenditures > Percent of GDP 2.39%
Ranked 59th. 32% more than Czech Republic
1.81%
Ranked 79th.

Global Peace Index 1.57
Ranked 135th. 12% more than Czech Republic
1.4
Ranked 20th.

Military branches Armed Forces of the Republic of Croatia (Oruzane Snage Republike Hrvatske, OSRH) consists of five major commands directly subordinate to a General Staff: Ground Forces (Hrvatska Kopnena Vojska, HKoV), Naval Forces (Hrvatska Ratna Mornarica, HRM; includes coast guard), Air Force and Air Defense Command (Hrvatsko Ratno Zrakoplovstvo I Protuzracna Obrana), Joint Education and Training Command, Logistics Command; Military Police Force supports each of the three Croatian military forces Army of the Czech Republic (Armada Ceske Republiky): Joint Forces Command (Spolocene Sily; includes Land Forces (Pozemni Sily) and Air Forces (Vzdusne Sily))
Military expenditures 1.5% of GDP
Ranked 38th. 50% more than Czech Republic
1% of GDP
Ranked 22nd.
Military service age and obligation 18-27 years of age for voluntary military service; 6-month service obligation 18-28 years of age for male and female voluntary military service; no conscription
Navy > Aircraft carriers 0.0
Ranked 1st.
0.0
Ranked 1st.
Paramilitary personnel 3,000
Ranked 81st.
10,988
Ranked 55th. 4 times more than Croatia
Personnel > Per capita 6.98 per 1,000 people
Ranked 49th. 3 times more than Czech Republic
2.74 per 1,000 people
Ranked 110th.

Service age and obligation 18-27 years of age for compulsory military service; 16 years of age with consent for voluntary service; 6-month conscript service obligation; full conversion to professional military service by 2010 18-28 years of age for voluntary and 19-28 for compulsory military service
War deaths 0.0
Ranked 50th.
0.0
Ranked 92nd.

Manpower fit for military service > Males age 16-49 None None
Armed forces personnel > Total 22,000
Ranked 93th.
27,000
Ranked 85th. 23% more than Croatia

Personnel 31,000
Ranked 85th. 11% more than Czech Republic
28,000
Ranked 90th.

Expenditures > Dollar figure per capita $139.67
Ranked 16th.
$212.41
Ranked 11th. 52% more than Croatia

Branches Armed Forces of the Republic of Croatia (Oruzane Snage Republike Hrvatske, OSRH), consists of five major commands directly subordinate to a General Staff: Ground Forces (Hrvatska Kopnena Vojska, HKoV), Naval Forces (Hrvatska Ratna Mornarica, HRM), Air Force (Hrvatsko Ratno Zrakoplovstvo, HRZ), Joint Education and Training Command, Logistics Command; Military Police Force supports each of the three Croatian military forces Army of the Czech Republic (ACR): Joint Forces Command (includes Army and Air Forces), Support and Training Forces Command
Military expenditure > Current LCU 6.02 billion
Ranked 70th.
55.98 billion
Ranked 36th. 9 times more than Croatia

Manpower reaching military age annually > Males 28,334
Ranked 132nd.
49,999
Ranked 108th. 76% more than Croatia

NATO > NATO reserves provided 12,000
Ranked 19th. 18 times more than Czech Republic
676
Ranked 24th.
Expenditures > Dollar figure $620.00 million
Ranked 22nd.
$2.17 billion
Ranked 14th. 4 times more than Croatia

Weapon holdings 1.17 million
Ranked 60th. 30% more than Czech Republic
898,000
Ranked 68th.
Armed forces personnel per 1000 13.78
Ranked 15th. 2 times more than Czech Republic
5.65
Ranked 46th.
Army > Self-propelled guns 9
Ranked 16th.
89
Ranked 10th. 10 times more than Croatia
Manpower > Reaching military age annually > Males 27,500
Ranked 136th.
63,124
Ranked 99th. 2 times more than Croatia

Manpower available for military service > Males age 16-49 None None
Expenditure > Current LCU 3649000000 52794000000
Personnel per 1000 6.98
Ranked 49th. 3 times more than Czech Republic
2.74
Ranked 109th.

Army > Mortars 183
Ranked 16th. 97% more than Czech Republic
93
Ranked 20th.
Conscription <a href=/graph-T/mil_con>Conscription</a> exists. <a href=/graph-T/mil_con>Conscription</a> exists.
Imports > USD 99 million
Ranked 39th. 6 times more than Czech Republic
17 million
Ranked 61st.

Arms imports > Constant 1990 US$ 8 million constant 1990 US$
Ranked 77th.
630 million constant 1990 US$
Ranked 7th. 79 times more than Croatia

Military expenditures > Percent of GDP 2.39% of GDP
Ranked 28th. 2 times more than Czech Republic
1.15% of GDP
Ranked 4th.
Expenditures > Dollar figure > Per $ GDP $17.41 per 1,000 $ of GDP
Ranked 39th.
$20.05 per 1,000 $ of GDP
Ranked 32nd. 15% more than Croatia

Weapon holdings per 1000 263.74
Ranked 24th. 3 times more than Czech Republic
87.73
Ranked 57th.
Manpower fit for military service > Females age 16-49 None 1988839
Army > Armoured vehicles 128
Ranked 24th.
586
Ranked 16th. 5 times more than Croatia
Arms > Exports > Constant 1990 US$ 2 million constant 1990 US$
Ranked 36th.
10 million constant 1990 US$
Ranked 29th. 5 times more than Croatia

Employment in arms > Production 10,000
Ranked 38th.
25,000
Ranked 25th. 3 times more than Croatia
Manpower fit for military service > Males age 18-49 725,914
Ranked 84th.
2 million
Ranked 42nd. 3 times more than Croatia
Exports > USD 2 million
Ranked 34th.
20 million
Ranked 27th. 10 times more than Croatia

ISAF troops in Afghanistan > 2010-12-14 299
Ranked 19th.
468
Ranked 17th. 57% more than Croatia
Manpower available for military service > Males age 18-49 1.01 million
Ranked 85th.
2.41 million
Ranked 54th. 2 times more than Croatia
Manpower reaching military age annually > Males per thousand people 6.64
Ranked 169th. 40% more than Czech Republic
4.76
Ranked 216th.

Expenditures > Dollar figure > Per capita $139.55 per capita
Ranked 15th.
$212.60 per capita
Ranked 11th. 52% more than Croatia

Conventional arms imports $8.00 million
Ranked 75th.
$18.00 million
Ranked 61st. 2 times more than Croatia
Manpower > Availability > Males 1.04 million
Ranked 122nd.
2.52 million
Ranked 77th. 2 times more than Croatia

Manpower > Military age 19 years of age 18 years of age
Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty > Signatures and Ratifications > Signature 24 SEP 1996 12 NOV 1996
Manpower reaching military service age annually > Males age 18-49 29,020
Ranked 109th.
66,583
Ranked 76th. 2 times more than Croatia
Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually > Males 28,334
Ranked 132nd.
49,999
Ranked 108th. 76% more than Croatia
NATO join date 4/1/2009 3/12/1999
Manpower available for military service > Females age 16-49 None None
Arms imports > Constant 1990 US$ per capita 1.8 constant 1990 US$
Ranked 59th.
61.55 constant 1990 US$
Ranked 5th. 34 times more than Croatia

Arms > Exports > Constant 1990 US$ > Per capita 444.2 constant 1990 US$ per 1
Ranked 27th.
977.13 constant 1990 US$ per 1
Ranked 24th. 2 times more than Croatia

Manpower fit for military service > Females age 18-49 823,611
Ranked 75th.
1.92 million
Ranked 43th. 2 times more than Croatia
Manpower fit for military service > Males age 18-49 per 1000 163.64
Ranked 84th.
193.21
Ranked 29th. 18% more than Croatia
Employment in arms > Production per 1000 2.25
Ranked 13th.
2.44
Ranked 12th. 8% more than Croatia
Manpower > Availability > Females 1.04 million
Ranked 113th.
2.43 million
Ranked 72nd. 2 times more than Croatia

Manpower > Fit for military service > Males 771,323
Ranked 124th.
2.1 million
Ranked 68th. 3 times more than Croatia

Manpower > Availability > Males age 15-49 1.08 million
Ranked 119th.
2.62 million
Ranked 72nd. 2 times more than Croatia

Arms imports > Constant 1990 US$ > Per capita 1.8 constant 1990 US$ per c
Ranked 59th.
61.56 constant 1990 US$ per c
Ranked 6th. 34 times more than Croatia

Manpower available for military service > Males age 18-49 per 1000 226.57
Ranked 69th.
233.66
Ranked 49th. 3% more than Croatia
Manpower reaching military service age annually > Females age 18-49 per 1000 6.29
Ranked 72nd. 3% more than Czech Republic
6.13
Ranked 73th.
Conventional arms imports per capita $1.67
Ranked 58th.
$1.74
Ranked 56th. 4% more than Croatia
Manpower reaching military age annually > Females per thousand people 6.12
Ranked 176th. 35% more than Czech Republic
4.52
Ranked 216th.
Manpower reaching military age annually > Females 27,015
Ranked 132nd.
47,501
Ranked 108th. 76% more than Croatia
Manpower > Fit for military service > Females 855,937
Ranked 112th.
2.02 million
Ranked 66th. 2 times more than Croatia

ISAF troops in Afghanistan > 2009-12-09 295
Ranked 18th.
370
Ranked 17th. 25% more than Croatia
Manpower > Availability > Males age 15-49 per 1000 243.39
Ranked 106th.
256.18
Ranked 65th. 5% more than Croatia

Manpower > Fit for military service > Males age 15-49 856,946
Ranked 112th.
2 million
Ranked 69th. 2 times more than Croatia

Manpower reaching military service age annually > Females age 18-49 27,897
Ranked 73th.
63,363
Ranked 50th. 2 times more than Croatia
Manpower available for military service > Females age 18-49 1.01 million
Ranked 77th.
2.33 million
Ranked 48th. 2 times more than Croatia
Manpower reaching military service age annually > Males age 18-49 per 1000 6.54
Ranked 118th. 2% more than Czech Republic
6.44
Ranked 119th.
Conventional arms imports > Per $ GDP 0.159 per $1,000
Ranked 63th. 51% more than Czech Republic
0.105 per $1,000
Ranked 66th.
Armed forces personnel > % of total labor force 1.1%
Ranked 58th. 2 times more than Czech Republic
0.52%
Ranked 111th.

Manpower > Reaching military age annually > Females 25,893
Ranked 138th.
59,786
Ranked 100th. 2 times more than Croatia

Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually > Females 27,015
Ranked 132nd.
47,501
Ranked 108th. 76% more than Croatia
Military expenditure > % of GDP 1.81%
Ranked 49th. 18% more than Czech Republic
1.54%
Ranked 61st.

Arms > Exports > Constant 1990 US$ per capita 0.452 constant 1990 US$
Ranked 27th.
0.977 constant 1990 US$
Ranked 24th. 2 times more than Croatia

Manpower > Reaching military age annually > Females per 1000 5.84
Ranked 179th. 2% more than Czech Republic
5.74
Ranked 184th.

Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually > Females per thousand people 6.12
Ranked 174th. 35% more than Czech Republic
4.52
Ranked 214th.
Manpower > Fit for military service > Females per 1000 193.04
Ranked 79th.
193.6
Ranked 76th. About the same as Croatia

Manpower > Reaching military age annually > Males per 1000 6.2
Ranked 177th. 2% more than Czech Republic
6.06
Ranked 182nd.

Expenditure > % of GDP 1.59%
Ranked 57th.
1.77%
Ranked 50th. 11% more than Croatia

Expenditures > Dollar figure, % of GDP 1.51%
Ranked 44th.
1.9%
Ranked 32nd. 26% more than Croatia

Manpower > Fit for military service > Males age 15-49 > Per capita 0.197 per capita
Ranked 57th. 1% more than Czech Republic
0.196 per capita
Ranked 60th.

Manpower > Reaching military age annually > Females > Per capita 5.76 per 1,000 people
Ranked 202nd.
5.85 per 1,000 people
Ranked 201st. 1% more than Croatia

Manpower > Availability > Males age 15-49 > Per capita 0.248 per capita
Ranked 115th.
0.257 per capita
Ranked 87th. 4% more than Croatia

Manpower > Reaching military age annually > Males > Per capita 6.12 per 1,000 people
Ranked 202nd.
6.18 per 1,000 people
Ranked 201st. 1% more than Croatia

Expenditure > % of central government expenditure 3.95%
Ranked 51st.
4.96%
Ranked 36th. 26% more than Croatia

Manpower fit for military service > Females age 18-49 per 1000 185.67
Ranked 43th.
186.13
Ranked 42nd. About the same as Croatia
Manpower > Fit for military service > Males age 15-49 per 1000 192.92
Ranked 58th.
195.61
Ranked 54th. 1% more than Croatia

Manpower available for military service > Females age 18-49 per 1000 227.35
Ranked 39th. 1% more than Czech Republic
225.41
Ranked 45th.
Manpower > Availability > Females per 1000 234.08
Ranked 98th. 1% more than Czech Republic
232.64
Ranked 103th.

Manpower > Availability > Males per 1000 233.58
Ranked 139th.
241.97
Ranked 107th. 4% more than Croatia

Conventional arms imports, % of GDP 0.0323%
Ranked 69th.
0.046%
Ranked 63th. 42% more than Croatia
Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually > Female 27015 47501
Manpower > Fit for military service > Males per 1000 173.96
Ranked 134th.
201.53
Ranked 68th. 16% more than Croatia

Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually > Male 28334 49999
Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty > Signatures and Ratifications > Ratification 02 MAR 2001 11 SEP 1997
Personnel > % of total labor force 1.59%
Ranked 51st. 3 times more than Czech Republic
0.54%
Ranked 116th.

Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually > Males per thousand people 6.33
Ranked 175th. 29% more than Czech Republic
4.92
Ranked 213th.

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