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  • Air force > Combat aircraft: Number of fighter aircrafts (fixed wing aircrafts with combat capability).
  • Armed forces personnel: Total armed forces (2000)
  • 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.
  • Navy > Corvette warships: Number of corvettes.
  • 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.
  • Navy > Frigates: Number of frigates.
  • Navy > Destroyers: Number of destroyers.
  • 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.)"
  • Highest military decorations > Name: Name of each country’s highest military decoration.
  • 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.
  • Gulf War Coalition Forces: Number of troops who served on active duty in the Gulf War theater of operations between August 2, 1990, and June 13, 1991.
  • NATO > NATO reserves provided: Reserve personnel.

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

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

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

  • Conscription: A description of the status of conscription in the nation in 1997.
  • 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$: Arms transfers cover the supply of military weapons through sales, aid, gifts, and those made through manufacturing licenses. Data cover major conventional weapons such as aircraft, armored vehicles, artillery, radar systems, missiles, and ships designed for military use. Excluded are transfers of other military equipment such as small arms and light weapons, trucks, small artillery, ammunition, support equipment, technology transfers, and other services.
  • Forces in Europe > Artillery: Conventional armed forces in Europe. SIPRI Yearbooks 1991-2003. Conventional arms control. Last update: July 2005
  • Military expenditures > Percent of GDP: This entry gives spending on defense programs for the most recent year available as a percent of gross domestic product (GDP); the GDP is calculated on an exchange rate basis, i.e., not in terms of purchasing power parity (PPP). For countries with no military forces, this figure can include expenditures on public security and police.
  • Conventional arms > Exports: Conventional arms transfers (1990 prices) - Exports (US$ 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).
  • 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.
  • Arms > Exports > Constant 1990 US$: Arms transfers cover the supply of military weapons through sales, aid, gifts, and those made through manufacturing licenses. Data cover major conventional weapons such as aircraft, armored vehicles, artillery, radar systems, missiles, and ships designed for military use. Excluded are transfers of other military equipment such as small arms and light weapons, trucks, small artillery, ammunition, support equipment, technology transfers, and other services.
  • Forces in Europe > Battle Tanks: Conventional armed forces in Europe. SIPRI Yearbooks 1991-2003. Conventional arms control. Last update: July 2006
  • Manpower fit for military service > Males age 18-49: This entry gives the number of males and females falling in the military age range for the country and who are not otherwise disqualified for health reasons; accounts for the health situation in the country and provides a more realistic estimate of the actual number fit to serve.
  • Exports > USD: Arms transfers cover the supply of military weapons through sales, aid, gifts, and those made through manufacturing licenses. Data cover major conventional weapons such as aircraft, armored vehicles, artillery, radar systems, missiles, and ships designed for military use. Excluded are transfers of other military equipment such as small arms and light weapons, trucks, small artillery, ammunition, support equipment, technology transfers, and other services."
  • Gulf War Coalition Forces per million: Number of troops who served on active duty in the Gulf War theater of operations between August 2, 1990, and June 13, 1991. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Conventional arms > Exports per capita: Conventional arms transfers (1990 prices) - Exports (US$ 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.
  • Forces in Europe > Aircraft: Conventional armed forces in Europe. SIPRI Yearbooks 1991-2003. Conventional arms control. Last update: July 2004
  • 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.
  • Forces in Europe > Helicopters: Conventional armed forces in Europe. SIPRI Yearbooks 1991-2003. Conventional arms control. Last update: July 2007
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Conventional arms > Exports > Per $ GDP: Conventional arms transfers (1990 prices) - Exports (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.
  • Forces in Europe > Helicopters per million: Conventional armed forces in Europe. SIPRI Yearbooks 1991-2003. Conventional arms control. Last update: July 2007. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Manpower reaching military service age annually > Males age 18-49: This entry gives the number of draft-age males and females entering the military manpower pool in any given year and is a measure of the availability of draft-age young adults.
  • Manpower reaching 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.
  • Forces in Europe > ACVs: Conventional armed forces in Europe (ACVs = Armoured Combat Vehicles).
  • Forces in Europe > Artillery per million: Conventional armed forces in Europe. SIPRI Yearbooks 1991-2003. Conventional arms control. Last update: July 2005. Figures expressed per million population 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.
  • Arms imports > Constant 1990 US$ per capita: Arms transfers cover the supply of military weapons through sales, aid, gifts, and those made through manufacturing licenses. Data cover major conventional weapons such as aircraft, armored vehicles, artillery, radar systems, missiles, and ships designed for military use. Excluded are transfers of other military equipment such as small arms and light weapons, trucks, small artillery, ammunition, support equipment, technology transfers, and other services. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Manpower 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.
  • 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 $47,000,000.
  • Employment in arms > Production per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Iraq coalition forces > Troop strength: Number of coalition forces in Iraq. Earliest confirmed date of troop strength is Georgia, as of September 10, 2005. Latest confirmed date of troop strength is Denmark, as of March 23, 2006. NOTE: There are no reliable estimates on number of other coalition forces in Iraq, by country. An additional 1,850 troops are from Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia/Herzegovina, Czech Republic, El Salvador, Estonia, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Moldova, Mongolia, Netherlands, Portugal, Slovakia and Ukraine. Fiji is participating as part of the UN mission in Iraq. U.S. troop strength includes active and reserve and are as of March 2006.
  • Manpower > Availability > Males age 15-49: The total numbers of males aged 15-49. This statistic assumes that every individual is fit to serve.
  • Arms imports > Constant 1990 US$ > 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 reaching military service age annually > Females age 18-49 per 1000: This entry gives the number of draft-age males and females entering the military manpower pool in any given year and is a measure of the availability of draft-age young adults. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Manpower 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Forces in Europe > Battle Tanks per million: Conventional armed forces in Europe. SIPRI Yearbooks 1991-2003. Conventional arms control. Last update: July 2006. Figures expressed per million population 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 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 > 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.
  • Iraq pledges of reconstruction aid: Amount pledged by donor countries for reconstruction in Iraq, as of December 31, 2005. NOTES ON PLEDGES OF RECONSTRUCTION AID TABLE: The European Commission has pledged $518,119,988, which includes an additional January 2005 pledge of 200 million Euros (approximately $260 million), not yet formally committed to UNDG or World Bank Iraqi Trust Fund. Not incuded in this graph is $65,000,000 in additional pledges from Kuwait. "The World Bank, United Nations and CPA estimated Iraq will need $56 billion for reconstruction and stabilization efforts from 2004 to 2007, but that estimate is probably too low." -Brookings Institute. UPDATE ON 2003 MADRID CONFERENCE PLEDGES: Of the $13.5 billion pledged by donors other than the United States, $3.2 billion has been disbursed as of December 2005. The figure for the United States is derived from the IRRF 1 and 2. Status of the IRRF 2 as of January 6, 2006: $16.9 billion as been committed, and just over $10.1 billion has been expended.
  • Manpower reaching military service age annually > Males age 18-49 per 1000: This entry gives the number of draft-age males and females entering the military manpower pool in any given year and is a measure of the availability of draft-age young adults. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Manpower available for military service > Females age 18-49: This entry gives the number of males and females falling in the military age range for the country and assumes that every individual is fit to serve.
  • Manpower reaching military service age annually > Females age 18-49: This entry gives the number of draft-age males and females entering the military manpower pool in any given year and is a measure of the availability of draft-age young adults.
  • Iraq coalition forces > Troop strength per million: Number of coalition forces in Iraq. Earliest confirmed date of troop strength is Georgia, as of September 10, 2005. Latest confirmed date of troop strength is Denmark, as of March 23, 2006. NOTE: There are no reliable estimates on number of other coalition forces in Iraq, by country. An additional 1,850 troops are from Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia/Herzegovina, Czech Republic, El Salvador, Estonia, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Moldova, Mongolia, Netherlands, Portugal, Slovakia and Ukraine. Fiji is participating as part of the UN mission in Iraq. U.S. troop strength includes active and reserve and are as of March 2006. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Forces in Europe > ACVs per million: Conventional armed forces in Europe (ACVs = Armoured Combat Vehicles). Figures expressed per million 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.
  • Manpower > Reaching military age annually > Males per 1000: The number of draft-age males and females entering the military manpower pool in any given year and is a measure of the availability of draft-age young adults. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Manpower > 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.
  • Manpower > Availability > Males per 1000: . 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
  • Defence minister: Name of defence minister.
  • Iraq pledges of reconstruction aid > Per $ GDP: Amount pledged by donor countries for reconstruction in Iraq, as of December 31, 2005. NOTES ON PLEDGES OF RECONSTRUCTION AID TABLE: The European Commission has pledged $518,119,988, which includes an additional January 2005 pledge of 200 million Euros (approximately $260 million), not yet formally committed to UNDG or World Bank Iraqi Trust Fund. Not incuded in this graph is $65,000,000 in additional pledges from Kuwait. "The World Bank, United Nations and CPA estimated Iraq will need $56 billion for reconstruction and stabilization efforts from 2004 to 2007, but that estimate is probably too low." -Brookings Institute. UPDATE ON 2003 MADRID CONFERENCE PLEDGES: Of the $13.5 billion pledged by donors other than the United States, $3.2 billion has been disbursed as of December 2005. The figure for the United States is derived from the IRRF 1 and 2. Status of the IRRF 2 as of January 6, 2006: $16.9 billion as been committed, and just over $10.1 billion has been expended. Per $ GDP figures expressed per 100,000 $ gross domestic product.
  • 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.
  • 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."
  • Iraqi insurgency > Foreign fighter nationality distribution > Number per million: Foreign Insurgents captured in Iraq in the 7-month period April–October 2005:. Figures expressed per million 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.
  • 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.
  • Iraq Coalition casualties: Number of military fatalities in Iraq since March 20th, 2003.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 $47,000,000. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Manpower > Fit for military service > Males per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Iraqi insurgency > Foreign fighter nationality distribution > Number: Foreign Insurgents captured in Iraq in the 7-month period April–October 2005:
  • Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually > Females per thousand people: This entry is derived from Military > Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually, which gives the number of males and females entering the military manpower pool (i.e., reaching age 16) in any given year and is a measure of the availability of military-age young adults. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Conventional arms > Exports, % of GDP: Conventional arms transfers (1990 prices) - Exports (US$ 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
  • Expenditure > % of GDP: Military expenditures data from SIPRI are derived from the NATO definition, which includes all current and capital expenditures on the armed forces, including peacekeeping forces; defense ministries and other government agencies engaged in defense projects; paramilitary forces, if these are judged to be trained and equipped for military operations; and military space activities. Such expenditures include military and civil personnel, including retirement pensions of military personnel and social services for personnel; operation and maintenance; procurement; military research and development; and military aid (in the military expenditures of the donor country). Excluded are civil defense and current expenditures for previous military activities, such as for veterans' benefits, demobilization, conversion, and destruction of weapons. This definition cannot be applied for all countries, however, since that would require much more detailed information than is available about what is included in military budgets and off-budget military expenditure items. (For example, military budgets might or might not cover civil defense, reserves and auxiliary forces, police and paramilitary forces, dual-purpose forces such as military and civilian police, military grants in kind, pensions for military personnel, and social security contributions paid by one part of government to another.)
  • Manpower > Availability > Females per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Operation Enduring Freedom > Afghanistan coalition fatalities: Number of fatalities among coalition forces in Operation Enduring Freedom, Afghanistan.
  • 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.)
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Forces in Europe > Aircraft per million: Conventional armed forces in Europe. SIPRI Yearbooks 1991-2003. Conventional arms control. Last update: July 2004. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • 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.)"
  • Iraq Coalition casualties per million: Number of military fatalities in Iraq since March 20th, 2003. Figures expressed per million 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 > Females per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Manpower > Reaching military age annually > Females per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Iraq pledges of reconstruction aid, % of GDP: Amount pledged by donor countries for reconstruction in Iraq, as of December 31, 2005. NOTES ON PLEDGES OF RECONSTRUCTION AID TABLE: The European Commission has pledged $518,119,988, which includes an additional January 2005 pledge of 200 million Euros (approximately $260 million), not yet formally committed to UNDG or World Bank Iraqi Trust Fund. Not incuded in this graph is $65,000,000 in additional pledges from Kuwait. "The World Bank, United Nations and CPA estimated Iraq will need $56 billion for reconstruction and stabilization efforts from 2004 to 2007, but that estimate is probably too low." -Brookings Institute. UPDATE ON 2003 MADRID CONFERENCE PLEDGES: Of the $13.5 billion pledged by donors other than the United States, $3.2 billion has been disbursed as of December 2005. The figure for the United States is derived from the IRRF 1 and 2. Status of the IRRF 2 as of January 6, 2006: $16.9 billion as been committed, and just over $10.1 billion has been expended. Figures expressed as a proportion of GDP for the same year
  • Iraq pledges of reconstruction aid per capita: Amount pledged by donor countries for reconstruction in Iraq, as of December 31, 2005. NOTES ON PLEDGES OF RECONSTRUCTION AID TABLE: The European Commission has pledged $518,119,988, which includes an additional January 2005 pledge of 200 million Euros (approximately $260 million), not yet formally committed to UNDG or World Bank Iraqi Trust Fund. Not incuded in this graph is $65,000,000 in additional pledges from Kuwait. "The World Bank, United Nations and CPA estimated Iraq will need $56 billion for reconstruction and stabilization efforts from 2004 to 2007, but that estimate is probably too low." -Brookings Institute. UPDATE ON 2003 MADRID CONFERENCE PLEDGES: Of the $13.5 billion pledged by donors other than the United States, $3.2 billion has been disbursed as of December 2005. The figure for the United States is derived from the IRRF 1 and 2. Status of the IRRF 2 as of January 6, 2006: $16.9 billion as been committed, and just over $10.1 billion has been expended. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
STAT Denmark United States HISTORY
Air force > Combat aircraft 48
Ranked 7th.
3,318
Ranked 1st. 69 times more than Denmark
Armed forces personnel 22,000
Ranked 92nd.
1.37 million
Ranked 3rd. 62 times more than Denmark
Army > Main battle tanks 57
Ranked 17th.
8,725
Ranked 1st. 153 times more than Denmark
Budget 2.7 US$ BN
Ranked 4th.
682 US$ BN
Ranked 1st. 253 times more than Denmark
Expenditures > Percent of GDP 1.5%
Ranked 101st.
4.06%
Ranked 22nd. 3 times more than Denmark
Global Peace Index 1.21
Ranked 32nd.
2.13
Ranked 4th. 76% more than Denmark

Military branches Defense Command: Army Operational Command, Admiral Danish Fleet, Arctic Command, Tactical Air Command, Home Guard United States Armed Forces: US Army, US Navy (includes Marine Corps), US Air Force, US Coast Guard
Military expenditures 1.3% of GDP
Ranked 3rd.
4.6% of GDP
Ranked 1st. 4 times more than Denmark
Military service age and obligation 18 years of age for compulsory and voluntary military service; conscripts serve an initial training period that varies from 4 to 12 months according to specialization; reservists are assigned to mobilization units following completion of their conscript service; women eligible to volunteer for military service 18 years of age (17 years of age with parental consent) for male and female voluntary service; no conscription; maximum enlistment age 42 (Army), 27 (Air Force), 34 (Navy), 28 (Marines); service obligation 8 years, including 2-5 years active duty (Army), 2 years active (Navy), 4 years active (Air Force, Marines); DoD is eliminating prohibitions restricting women from assignments in units smaller than brigades or near combat units
Navy > Aircraft carriers 0.0
Ranked 8th.
10
Ranked 1st.
Navy > Corvette warships 3
Ranked 3rd. 50% more than United States
2
Ranked 8th.
Paramilitary personnel 0.0
Ranked 135th.
11,035
Ranked 1st.
Personnel > Per capita 3.88 per 1,000 people
Ranked 87th.
5.22 per 1,000 people
Ranked 70th. 35% more than Denmark

Service age and obligation 18 years of age for compulsory and voluntary military service; conscripts serve an initial training period that varies from 4 to 12 months according to specialization; reservists are assigned to mobilization units following completion of their conscript service; women eligible to volunteer for military service 18 years of age (17 years of age with parental consent) for male and female voluntary service; maximum enlistment age 42 (Army), 27 (Air Force), 34 (Navy), 28 (Marines); service obligation 8 years, including 2-5 years active duty (Army), 2 years active (Navy), 4 years active (Air Force, Marines)
War deaths 0.0
Ranked 146th.
0.0
Ranked 73th.

Manpower fit for military service > Males age 16-49 None None
Armed forces personnel > Total 30,000
Ranked 82nd.
1.54 million
Ranked 4th. 51 times more than Denmark

Personnel 21,000
Ranked 102nd.
1.55 million
Ranked 3rd. 74 times more than Denmark

Navy > Frigates 9
Ranked 1st.
26
Ranked 3rd. 3 times more than Denmark
Navy > Destroyers 2
Ranked 2nd.
62
Ranked 1st. 31 times more than Denmark
Branches Defense Command: Army Operational Command, Admiral Danish Fleet, Island Command Greenland, Tactical Air Command, Home Guard US Army, US Navy (includes Marine Corps), US Air Force, US Coast Guard; note - Coast Guard administered in peacetime by the Department of Homeland Security, but in wartime reports to the Department of the Navy
Military expenditure > Current LCU 23.12 billion
Ranked 55th.
661.05 billion
Ranked 13th. 29 times more than Denmark

Highest military decorations > Name The Valour Cross The Medal of Honor
Manpower reaching military age annually > Males 37,913
Ranked 114th.
2.16 million
Ranked 5th. 57 times more than Denmark

Gulf War Coalition Forces 100
Ranked 28th.
697,000
Ranked 1st. 6970 times more than Denmark
NATO > NATO reserves provided 63,000
Ranked 13th.
1.46 million
Ranked 1st. 23 times more than Denmark
Weapon holdings 1.25 million
Ranked 54th.
38.54 million
Ranked 1st. 31 times more than Denmark
Armed forces personnel per 1000 4.12
Ranked 72nd.
4.84
Ranked 57th. 18% more than Denmark
Manpower > Reaching military age annually > Males 36,561
Ranked 117th.
2.19 million
Ranked 3rd. 60 times more than Denmark

Manpower available for military service > Males age 16-49 None None
Personnel per 1000 3.87
Ranked 88th.
5.23
Ranked 70th. 35% more than Denmark

Expenditure > Current LCU 21307000000 507089000000
Nuclear weapons > Non-Proliferation treaty sign date 1 Jul 1968 (L, M, W) 1 Jul 1968 (L, M, W)
Conscription <a href=/graph-T/mil_con>Conscription</a> exists. No <a href=/graph-T/mil_con>conscription</a>.
Armed forces growth -26%
Ranked 96th.
-37%
Ranked 107th. 42% more than Denmark
Imports > USD 90 million
Ranked 41st.
904 million
Ranked 7th. 10 times more than Denmark

Defence spending > Percent of GDP 1.41%
Ranked 15th.
4.3%
Ranked 2nd. 3 times more than Denmark
Arms imports > Constant 1990 US$ 78 million constant 1990 US$
Ranked 41st.
387 million constant 1990 US$
Ranked 19th. 5 times more than Denmark

NATO > Current members > Date April 4 1949 April 4 1949
Forces in Europe > Artillery 405
Ranked 15th. 30% more than United States
312
Ranked 19th.
Military expenditures > Percent of GDP 1.3% of GDP
Ranked 3rd.
4.06% of GDP
Ranked 10th. 3 times more than Denmark
Conventional arms > Exports $6.00 million
Ranked 31st.
$5.45 billion
Ranked 2nd. 909 times more than Denmark
Terrorism > 2002 Bali bombing deaths 3
Ranked 11th.
7
Ranked 4th. 2 times more than Denmark
Weapon holdings per 1000 233.08
Ranked 26th. 72% more than United States
135.24
Ranked 43th.
Manpower fit for military service > Females age 16-49 None None
Arms > Exports > Constant 1990 US$ 2 million constant 1990 US$
Ranked 35th.
7.1 billion constant 1990 US$
Ranked 1st. 3551 times more than Denmark

Forces in Europe > Battle Tanks 238
Ranked 18th.
684
Ranked 13th. 3 times more than Denmark
Employment in arms > Production 5,000
Ranked 50th.
2.32 million
Ranked 2nd. 464 times more than Denmark
Manpower fit for military service > Males age 18-49 955,168
Ranked 72nd.
54.61 million
Ranked 2nd. 57 times more than Denmark
Exports > USD 12 million
Ranked 29th.
6.16 billion
Ranked 1st. 513 times more than Denmark

Gulf War Coalition Forces per million 19.4
Ranked 24th.
2,755.15
Ranked 5th. 142 times more than Denmark
Conventional arms > Exports per capita $1.17
Ranked 24th.
$21.84
Ranked 9th. 19 times more than Denmark
ISAF troops in Afghanistan > 2010-12-14 750
Ranked 12th.
90,000
Ranked 1st. 120 times more than Denmark
Forces in Europe > Aircraft 68
Ranked 20th.
235
Ranked 9th. 3 times more than Denmark
Manpower available for military service > Males age 18-49 1.18 million
Ranked 76th.
67.74 million
Ranked 2nd. 58 times more than Denmark
Manpower reaching military age annually > Males per thousand people 6.78
Ranked 166th.
6.89
Ranked 163th. 2% more than Denmark

Forces in Europe > Helicopters 12
Ranked 20th.
115
Ranked 6th. 10 times more than Denmark
Terrorism > 2002 Bali bombing deaths per million people 0.558
Ranked 4th. 23 times more than United States
0.0243
Ranked 19th.
Conventional arms imports $194.00 million
Ranked 28th.
$533.00 million
Ranked 8th. 3 times more than Denmark
Manpower > Availability > Males 1.24 million
Ranked 113th.
72.72 million
Ranked 3rd. 59 times more than Denmark

Manpower > Military age 18 years of age 18 years of age
Conventional arms > Exports > Per $ GDP 0.034 per $1,000
Ranked 30th.
0.464 per $1,000
Ranked 15th. 14 times more than Denmark
Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty > Signatures and Ratifications > Signature 24 SEP 1996 24 SEP 1996
Forces in Europe > Helicopters per million 2.2
Ranked 14th. 6 times more than United States
0.382
Ranked 22nd.
Manpower reaching military service age annually > Males age 18-49 31,317
Ranked 103th.
2.14 million
Ranked 4th. 68 times more than Denmark
Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually > Males 37,913
Ranked 114th.
2.16 million
Ranked 5th. 57 times more than Denmark
Forces in Europe > ACVs 299
Ranked 20th.
1,397
Ranked 12th. 5 times more than Denmark
Forces in Europe > Artillery per million 74.73
Ranked 6th. 71 times more than United States
1.06
Ranked 25th.
Manpower available for military service > Females age 16-49 1224182 None
Arms > Exports > Constant 1990 US$ > Per capita 369.28 constant 1990 US$ per 1
Ranked 30th.
23,956.65 constant 1990 US$ per 1
Ranked 5th. 65 times more than Denmark

Arms imports > Constant 1990 US$ per capita 14.39 constant 1990 US$
Ranked 20th. 11 times more than United States
1.31 constant 1990 US$
Ranked 56th.

Manpower fit for military service > Females age 18-49 935,643
Ranked 67th.
54.7 million
Ranked 2nd. 58 times more than Denmark
Manpower fit for military service > Males age 18-49 per 1000 174.89
Ranked 65th.
181.29
Ranked 50th. 4% more than Denmark
Aid to Afghanistan > Total development aid > Estimates $6.91 billion
Ranked 10th.
$83.44 billion
Ranked 1st. 12 times more than Denmark
Employment in arms > Production per 1000 0.933
Ranked 25th.
8.14
Ranked 2nd. 9 times more than Denmark
Iraq coalition forces > Troop strength 530
Ranked 10th.
133,000
Ranked 1st. 251 times more than Denmark
Manpower > Availability > Females 1.22 million
Ranked 104th.
71.64 million
Ranked 3rd. 59 times more than Denmark

Manpower > Fit for military service > Males 1.01 million
Ranked 110th.
59.41 million
Ranked 3rd. 59 times more than Denmark

Manpower > Availability > Males age 15-49 1.28 million
Ranked 110th.
73.6 million
Ranked 3rd. 57 times more than Denmark

Arms imports > Constant 1990 US$ > Per capita 14.4 constant 1990 US$ per c
Ranked 20th. 11 times more than United States
1.31 constant 1990 US$ per c
Ranked 57th.

Manpower reaching military service age annually > Females age 18-49 per 1000 5.41
Ranked 85th.
6.76
Ranked 70th. 25% more than Denmark
Manpower available for military service > Males age 18-49 per 1000 215.16
Ranked 97th.
224.89
Ranked 74th. 5% more than Denmark
Conventional arms imports per capita $37.74
Ranked 9th. 18 times more than United States
$2.14
Ranked 51st.
Commitment to Development Index (security) 7.7
Ranked 1st. 67% more than United States
4.6
Ranked 16th.
Forces in Europe > Battle Tanks per million 43.77
Ranked 9th. 19 times more than United States
2.29
Ranked 24th.
Manpower reaching military age annually > Females 35,865
Ranked 116th.
2.06 million
Ranked 5th. 57 times more than Denmark
Manpower reaching military age annually > Females per thousand people 6.46
Ranked 167th.
6.65
Ranked 159th. 3% more than Denmark
Manpower > Fit for military service > Females 996,436
Ranked 103th.
59.19 million
Ranked 3rd. 59 times more than Denmark

ISAF troops in Afghanistan > 2009-12-09 740
Ranked 12th.
45,780
Ranked 1st. 62 times more than Denmark
Manpower > Availability > Males age 15-49 per 1000 236.62
Ranked 119th.
249.05
Ranked 85th. 5% more than Denmark

Iraq pledges of reconstruction aid $26.95 million
Ranked 16th.
$20.90 billion
Ranked 1st. 776 times more than Denmark
Manpower reaching military service age annually > Males age 18-49 per 1000 5.73
Ranked 138th.
7.12
Ranked 107th. 24% more than Denmark
Manpower available for military service > Females age 18-49 1.15 million
Ranked 70th.
67.07 million
Ranked 2nd. 58 times more than Denmark
Manpower reaching military service age annually > Females age 18-49 29,558
Ranked 71st.
2.04 million
Ranked 3rd. 69 times more than Denmark
Iraq coalition forces > Troop strength per million 97.48
Ranked 4th.
445.74
Ranked 1st. 5 times more than Denmark
Forces in Europe > ACVs per million 55.47
Ranked 11th. 12 times more than United States
4.82
Ranked 25th.
Conventional arms imports > Per $ GDP 1.11 per $1,000
Ranked 19th. 25 times more than United States
0.045 per $1,000
Ranked 81st.
Manpower > Reaching military age annually > Males per 1000 6.66
Ranked 162nd.
7.19
Ranked 148th. 8% more than Denmark

Manpower > Reaching military age annually > Females > Per capita 6.31 per 1,000 people
Ranked 184th.
6.84 per 1,000 people
Ranked 168th. 8% more than Denmark

Manpower > Availability > Males age 15-49 > Per capita 0.236 per capita
Ranked 136th.
0.251 per capita
Ranked 103th. 6% more than Denmark

Manpower > Reaching military age annually > Males > Per capita 6.67 per 1,000 people
Ranked 180th.
7.2 per 1,000 people
Ranked 165th. 8% more than Denmark

Manpower > Availability > Males per 1000 224.82
Ranked 157th.
239.12
Ranked 119th. 6% more than Denmark

Aid to Afghanistan > Total development aid > Estimates, % of GDP 2.52%
Ranked 4th. 4 times more than United States
0.627%
Ranked 12th.
Defence minister Nicolai Wammen Chuck Hagel
Iraq pledges of reconstruction aid > Per $ GDP $11.09 per $100,000 of GDP
Ranked 16th.
$179.13 per $100,000 of GDP
Ranked 5th. 16 times more than Denmark
Aid to Afghanistan > Total development aid > Estimates > Per $ GDP $284.43 per $10,000 of GDP
Ranked 4th. 4 times more than United States
$71.51 per $10,000 of GDP
Ranked 12th.
Armed forces personnel > % of total labor force 1.01%
Ranked 67th. 4% more than United States
0.97%
Ranked 71st.

Iraqi insurgency > Foreign fighter nationality distribution > Number per million 0.185
Ranked 13th. 4 times more than United States
0.0508
Ranked 17th.
Manpower available for military service > Females age 18-49 per 1000 210.68
Ranked 71st.
222.65
Ranked 51st. 6% more than Denmark
Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually > Female 35865 2055685
Arms > Exports > Constant 1990 US$ per capita 0.369 constant 1990 US$
Ranked 30th.
24.03 constant 1990 US$
Ranked 5th. 65 times more than Denmark

Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually > Male 37913 2161727
Iraq Coalition casualties 4
Ranked 8th.
2,484
Ranked 1st. 621 times more than Denmark
Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually > Females 35,865
Ranked 116th.
2.06 million
Ranked 5th. 57 times more than Denmark
Personnel > % of total labor force 0.74%
Ranked 98th.
0.99%
Ranked 83th. 34% more than Denmark

Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually > Males per thousand people 6.82
Ranked 166th.
6.83
Ranked 165th. The same as Denmark
Aid to Afghanistan > Total development aid > Estimates per capita $1,271.37
Ranked 3rd. 5 times more than United States
$279.63
Ranked 12th.
Manpower > Fit for military service > Males per 1000 184.34
Ranked 118th.
195.38
Ranked 85th. 6% more than Denmark

Iraqi insurgency > Foreign fighter nationality distribution > Number 1
Ranked 21st.
15
Ranked 6th. 15 times more than Denmark
Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually > Females per thousand people 6.46
Ranked 166th.
6.65
Ranked 158th. 3% more than Denmark
Conventional arms > Exports, % of GDP 0.00442%
Ranked 35th.
0.0948%
Ranked 14th. 21 times more than Denmark
Expenditure > % of GDP 1.37%
Ranked 71st.
4.08%
Ranked 11th. 3 times more than Denmark

Manpower > Availability > Females per 1000 221.24
Ranked 124th.
235.58
Ranked 92nd. 6% more than Denmark

Operation Enduring Freedom > Afghanistan coalition fatalities 3
Ranked 9th.
295
Ranked 1st. 98 times more than Denmark
Expenditure > % of central government expenditure 4.22%
Ranked 63th.
19.26%
Ranked 7th. 5 times more than Denmark

Operation Enduring Freedom > Afghanistan coalition fatalities per million 0.552
Ranked 2nd.
0.989
Ranked 1st. 79% more than Denmark
Manpower fit for military service > Females age 18-49 per 1000 171.32
Ranked 62nd.
181.58
Ranked 48th. 6% more than Denmark
Forces in Europe > Aircraft per million 12.58
Ranked 9th. 16 times more than United States
0.803
Ranked 24th.
Military expenditure > % of GDP 1.39%
Ranked 71st.
4.64%
Ranked 8th. 3 times more than Denmark

Iraq Coalition casualties per million 0.742
Ranked 5th.
8.56
Ranked 1st. 12 times more than Denmark
Conventional arms imports, % of GDP 0.143%
Ranked 39th. 15 times more than United States
0.00927%
Ranked 75th.
Manpower > Reaching military age annually > Females 34,603
Ranked 117th.
2.08 million
Ranked 4th. 60 times more than Denmark

Manpower > Fit for military service > Females per 1000 181.38
Ranked 105th.
194.63
Ranked 73th. 7% more than Denmark

Manpower > Reaching military age annually > Females per 1000 6.3
Ranked 165th.
6.84
Ranked 151st. 9% more than Denmark

Iraq pledges of reconstruction aid, % of GDP 0.00865%
Ranked 13th.
0.15%
Ranked 2nd. 17 times more than Denmark
Iraq pledges of reconstruction aid per capita $4.93
Ranked 10th.
$69.38
Ranked 3rd. 14 times more than Denmark

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