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Military Stats: compare key data on France & Germany

Definitions

  • Air force > Combat aircraft: Number of fighter aircrafts (fixed wing aircrafts with combat capability).
  • Army > Attack helicopters: Number of attack helicopter (includes helicopters that have some attacking capabilities).
  • Army > Main battle tanks: Number of main battle tanks.
  • Battle-related deaths > Number of people: Battle-related deaths (number of people). 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.
  • Budget: Annual defense budget in billion USD.
  • Global Peace Index: The Global Peace Index is comprised of 22 indicators in the three categories ongoing domestic or international conflicts; societal safety; and security and militarization. A low index value indicates a peaceful and safe country.
  • Military service age and obligation: This entry gives the required ages for voluntary or conscript military service and the length of service obligation.
  • Navy > Aircraft carriers: Number of aircraft carriers.
  • Navy > Corvette warships: Number of corvettes.
  • Navy > Nuclear submarines: Number of nuclear submarines.
  • Navy > Submarines: Number of patrol boats (includes minesweepers).
  • Paramilitary personnel: Paramilitary.

    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."
  • Arms trade > Arms exports, top countries: Compares the world's largest arms exporters, in millions of US Dollars. Data corresponds to the year 2010, and was compiled by SIPRI (Stockholm International Peace Research Institute), a think tank dedicated to the research of conflict, armaments, arms control and disarmament in the world, with presence in Stockholm, Beijing and Washington DC.
  • Armed forces personnel: Total armed forces (2000)
  • Military expenditures: This entry gives spending on defense programs for the most recent year available as a percent of gross domestic product (GDP); the GDP is calculated on an exchange rate basis, i.e., not in terms of purchasing power parity (PPP). For countries with no military forces, this figure can include expenditures on public security and police.
  • Military branches: This entry lists the service branches subordinate to defense ministries or the equivalent (typically ground, naval, air, and marine forces).
  • Active military personnel: Active military personnel.
  • Expenditures > Percent of GDP: Current military expenditures as an estimated percent of gross domestic product (GDP).
  • Armed forces personnel > Total: Armed forces personnel are active duty military personnel, including paramilitary forces if the training, organisation, equipment, and control suggest they may be used to support or replace regular military forces."
  • Personnel: Armed forces personnel are active duty military personnel, including paramilitary forces if the training, organization, equipment, and control suggest they may be used to support or replace regular military forces.
  • Navy > Frigates: Number of frigates.
  • Navy > Destroyers: Number of destroyers.
  • Navy > Cruisers: Number of cruisers.
  • Expenditures > Dollar figure per capita: Current military expenditures in US dollars; the figure is calculated by multiplying the estimated defense spending in percentage terms by the gross domestic product (GDP) calculated on an exchange rate basis not purchasing power parity (PPP) terms. Dollar figures for military expenditures should be treated with caution because of different price patterns and accounting methods among nations, as well as wide variations in the strength of their currencies. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Branches: The names of the ground, naval, air, marine, and other defense or security forces
  • Battle-related deaths > Number of people per million: Battle-related deaths (number of people). 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. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Active military personnel per thousand people: Active military personnel. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Arms trade > Arms exports, top countries per million people: Compares the world's largest arms exporters, in millions of US Dollars. Data corresponds to the year 2010, and was compiled by SIPRI (Stockholm International Peace Research Institute), a think tank dedicated to the research of conflict, armaments, arms control and disarmament in the world, with presence in Stockholm, Beijing and Washington DC. Figures expressed per million people for the same year.
  • Military expenditure > Current LCU: Military expenditures data from SIPRI are derived from the NATO definition, which includes all current and capital expenditures on the armed forces, including peacekeeping forces; defense ministries and other government agencies engaged in defense projects; paramilitary forces, if these are judged to be trained and equipped for military operations; and military space activities. Such expenditures include military and civil personnel, including retirement pensions of military personnel and social services for personnel; operation and maintenance; procurement; military research and development; and military aid (in the military expenditures of the donor country). Excluded are civil defense and current expenditures for previous military activities, such as for veterans' benefits, demobilisation, conversion, and destruction of weapons. This definition cannot be applied for all countries, however, since that would require much more detailed information than is available about what is included in military budgets and off-budget military expenditure items. (For example, military budgets might or might not cover civil defense, reserves and auxiliary forces, police and paramilitary forces, dual-purpose forces such as military and civilian police, military grants in kind, pensions for military personnel, and social security contributions paid by one part of government to another.)"
  • Air force > Aircraft carriers > Total: Total amount of aircraft carriers possessed by each country. 
  • Navy > Patrol boats: Number of patrol boats (Includes minesweepers).
  • Navy > Attack subs: Attack sub.

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

  • 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.
  • 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.)
  • Army > Mortars: Mortar.
  • 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.
  • Expenditures > Dollar figure > Per $ GDP: Current military expenditures in US dollars; the figure is calculated by multiplying the estimated defense spending in percentage terms by the gross domestic product (GDP) calculated on an exchange rate basis not purchasing power parity (PPP) terms. Dollar figures for military expenditures should be treated with caution because of different price patterns and accounting methods among nations, as well as wide variations in the strength of their currencies Per $ GDP figures expressed per 1,000 $ gross domestic product
  • Terrorism > 2002 Bali bombing deaths: Amount of citizens from each country who were killed in the 2002 Bali bombings. In all, 202 people were killed.
  • Active Ground Forces > Total: Total ground forces of European Union member states in 2008. Figures include active personnel, reserve forces as well as paramilitary forces.
  • Weapon holdings per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Military spending > 2009 > USD billions: Defense expenditure of some countries in the year 2010.
  • 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.
  • Forces in Europe > Battle Tanks: Conventional armed forces in Europe. SIPRI Yearbooks 1991-2003. Conventional arms control. Last update: July 2006
  • Forces in Europe > Aircraft: Conventional armed forces in Europe. SIPRI Yearbooks 1991-2003. Conventional arms control. Last update: July 2004
  • 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.
  • Military spending (euros): Military expenditure (€).
  • Forces in Europe > Helicopters: Conventional armed forces in Europe. SIPRI Yearbooks 1991-2003. Conventional arms control. Last update: July 2007
  • 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.
  • Terrorism > 2002 Bali bombing deaths per million people: Amount of citizens from each country who were killed in the 2002 Bali bombings. In all, 202 people were killed. Figures expressed per million people for the same year.
  • Manpower > Military age: The minimum age at which an individual may volunteer for military service or be subject to conscription.
  • 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.
  • Forces in Europe > ACVs: Conventional armed forces in Europe (ACVs = Armoured Combat Vehicles).
  • 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.
  • Active Ground Forces > Transport aircraft: Number of transport aircraft possessed by member states of the European Union in 2008.
  • 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 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.
  • Exports to developing nations: Arms Deliveries to Developing Nations, by supplier, total of years 1992-99. Major suppliers listed only. In the same period, the total figure for all other European suppliers was $18,043 million (US); the total for all other nations was $8,211 million (US). This makes the overall total $214,576 million (US)
  • 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.
  • Navy > Corvettes: Corvette.

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

  • Active Ground Forces > Total per 1000: Total ground forces of European Union member states in 2008. Figures include active personnel, reserve forces as well as paramilitary forces. 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.
  • 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.
  • Spending of GDP: Of GDP.
  • 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.
  • Exports to developing nations > Per $ GDP: Arms Deliveries to Developing Nations, by supplier, total of years 1992-99. Major suppliers listed only. In the same period, the total figure for all other European suppliers was $18,043 million (US); the total for all other nations was $8,211 million (US). This makes the overall total $214,576 million (US) Per $ GDP figures expressed per $1 million of Gross Domestic Product.
  • 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.
  • Forces in Europe > ACVs per million: Conventional armed forces in Europe (ACVs = Armoured Combat Vehicles). Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Exports to developing nations per million: Arms Deliveries to Developing Nations, by supplier, total of years 1992-99. Major suppliers listed only. In the same period, the total figure for all other European suppliers was $18,043 million (US); the total for all other nations was $8,211 million (US). This makes the overall total $214,576 million (US). Figures expressed per million 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.
  • 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.)
  • Active Ground Forces > Active troops/thousand citizens: Active personnel in ground forces per thousand citizens of European Union member states in 2008. Figures do not include personnel in navy and air force.
  • 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.
  • Navy > Anti-mine ships: Anti-mine ship.

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

  • 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.
  • Active Ground Forces > Transport aircraft per million: Number of transport aircraft possessed by member states of the European Union in 2008. Figures expressed per million 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 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.
  • 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 > Fit for military service > Males per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Manpower > Availability > Females per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • 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.
  • Manpower > Availability > Males per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand 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.)"
  • 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 > Fit for military service > Females 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
  • 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.
  • Expenditures > Dollar figure, % of GDP: Current military expenditures in US dollars; the figure is calculated by multiplying the estimated defense spending in percentage terms by the gross domestic product (GDP) calculated on an exchange rate basis not purchasing power parity (PPP) terms. Dollar figures for military expenditures should be treated with caution because of different price patterns and accounting methods among nations, as well as wide variations in the strength of their currencies. Figures expressed as a proportion of GDP for the same year
  • Operation Enduring Freedom > Afghanistan coalition fatalities: Number of fatalities among coalition forces in Operation Enduring Freedom, Afghanistan.
  • Manpower > Fit for military service > Males age 15-49 > Per capita: The number of males aged 15-49 fit for military service. This is a more refined measure of potential military manpower availability which tries to correct for the health situation in the country and reduces the maximum potential number to a more realistic estimate of the actual number fit to serve. Per capita figures expressed per 1 population.
  • Manpower > Reaching military age annually > Females > Per capita: Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Manpower > Availability > Males age 15-49 > Per capita: The total numbers of males aged 15-49. This statistic assumes that every individual is fit to serve. Per capita figures expressed per 1 population.
  • Manpower > Reaching military age annually > Males > Per capita: The number of draft-age males and females entering the military manpower pool in any given year and is a measure of the availability of draft-age young adults. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Expenditure > % of central government expenditure: Military expenditures data from SIPRI are derived from the NATO definition, which includes all current and capital expenditures on the armed forces, including peacekeeping forces; defense ministries and other government agencies engaged in defense projects; paramilitary forces, if these are judged to be trained and equipped for military operations; and military space activities. Such expenditures include military and civil personnel, including retirement pensions of military personnel and social services for personnel; operation and maintenance; procurement; military research and development; and military aid (in the military expenditures of the donor country). Excluded are civil defense and current expenditures for previous military activities, such as for veterans' benefits, demobilization, conversion, and destruction of weapons. This definition cannot be applied for all countries, however, since that would require much more detailed information than is available about what is included in military budgets and off-budget military expenditure items. (For example, military budgets might or might not cover civil defense, reserves and auxiliary forces, police and paramilitary forces, dual-purpose forces such as military and civilian police, military grants in kind, pensions for military personnel, and social security contributions paid by one part of government to another.)
  • 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.
  • Exports to developing nations, % of GDP: Arms Deliveries to Developing Nations, by supplier, total of years 1992-99. Major suppliers listed only. In the same period, the total figure for all other European suppliers was $18,043 million (US); the total for all other nations was $8,211 million (US). This makes the overall total $214,576 million (US). Figures expressed as a proportion of GDP 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.
  • 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.
STAT France Germany HISTORY
Air force > Combat aircraft 306
Ranked 1st.
423
Ranked 3rd. 38% more than France
Army > Attack helicopters 39
Ranked 3rd.
80
Ranked 3rd. 2 times more than France

Army > Main battle tanks 527
Ranked 4th.
2,500
Ranked 3rd. 5 times more than France

Battle-related deaths > Number of people 0.0
Ranked 41st.
3
Ranked 36th.
Budget 62.5 US$ BN
Ranked 1st. 28% more than Germany
49 US$ BN
Ranked 2nd.
Global Peace Index 1.86
Ranked 6th. 30% more than Germany
1.43
Ranked 19th.

Military service age and obligation 17-40 years of age for male and female voluntary military service (with parental consent); no conscription; 1-year service obligation; women serve in noncombat posts 17-23 years of age for male and female voluntary military service; conscription ended 1 July 2011; service obligation 8-23 months or 12 years; women have been eligible for voluntary service in all military branches and positions since 2001
Navy > Aircraft carriers 1
Ranked 1st.
0.0
Ranked 17th.
Navy > Corvette warships 15
Ranked 1st. 8 times more than Germany
2
Ranked 22nd.
Navy > Nuclear submarines 10
Ranked 1st.
0.0
Ranked 8th.
Navy > Submarines 0.0
Ranked 1st.
4
Ranked 10th.
Paramilitary personnel 98,155
Ranked 1st.
0.0
Ranked 1st.
Personnel > Per capita 5.9 per 1,000 people
Ranked 62nd. 71% more than Germany
3.46 per 1,000 people
Ranked 99th.

Service age and obligation 17-40 years of age for male or female voluntary military service); no conscription; 12-month service obligation; women serve in noncombat military posts 18 years of age (conscripts serve a nine-month tour of compulsory military service)
War deaths 0.0
Ranked 179th.
0.0
Ranked 35th.

Arms trade > Arms exports, top countries 1,139
Ranked 6th.
1,193
Ranked 5th. 5% more than France

Armed forces personnel 294,000
Ranked 17th. 33% more than Germany
221,000
Ranked 21st.
Military expenditures 2.6% of GDP
Ranked 8th. 73% more than Germany
1.5% of GDP
Ranked 22nd.
Military branches Army (Armee de Terre; includes Marines, Foreign Legion, Army Light Aviation), Navy (Marine Nationale), Air Force (Armee de l'Air (AdlA); includes Air Defense) Federal Armed Forces (Bundeswehr): Army (Heer), Navy (Deutsche Marine, includes naval air arm), Air Force (Luftwaffe), Joint Support Services (Streitkraeftbasis, SKB), Central Medical Service (Zentraler Sanitaetsdienst, ZSanDstBw)
Active military personnel 218,200
Ranked 1st. 14% more than Germany
191,721
Ranked 2nd.
Expenditures > Percent of GDP 2.6%
Ranked 51st. 73% more than Germany
1.5%
Ranked 96th.

Manpower fit for military service > Males age 16-49 None None
Armed forces personnel > Total 353,000
Ranked 17th. 45% more than Germany
244,000
Ranked 21st.

Personnel 359,000
Ranked 18th. 26% more than Germany
285,000
Ranked 21st.

Navy > Frigates 11
Ranked 1st.
15
Ranked 4th. 36% more than France

Navy > Destroyers 11
Ranked 1st. 4 times more than Germany
3
Ranked 3rd.
Navy > Cruisers 0.0
Ranked 1st.
0.0
Ranked 8th.
Expenditures > Dollar figure per capita $726.80
Ranked 6th. 71% more than Germany
$424.83
Ranked 14th.

Branches Army (Armee de Terre; includes Marines, Foreign Legion, Army Light Aviation), Navy (Marine Nationale, includes Naval Air), Air Force (Armee de l'Air, includes Air Defense), National Gendarmerie Federal Armed Forces (Bundeswehr): Army (Heer), Navy (Deutsche Marine, includes naval air arm), Air Force (Luftwaffe), Central Medical Service (Zentraler Sanitaetsdienst)
Battle-related deaths > Number of people per million 0.0
Ranked 41st.
0.0381
Ranked 36th.
Active military personnel per thousand people 3.32
Ranked 7th. 42% more than Germany
2.34
Ranked 20th.
Arms trade > Arms exports, top countries per million people 17.34
Ranked 7th. 19% more than Germany
14.57
Ranked 9th.

Military expenditure > Current LCU 45.99 billion
Ranked 40th. 40% more than Germany
32.86 billion
Ranked 46th.

Air force > Aircraft carriers > Total 8
Ranked 4th.
0.0
Ranked 16th.
Navy > Patrol boats 12
Ranked 1st. 50% more than Germany
8
Ranked 4th.
Navy > Attack subs 6
Ranked 1st. 50% more than Germany
4
Ranked 6th.
Manpower reaching military age annually > Males 396,050
Ranked 28th.
405,438
Ranked 27th. 2% more than France

NATO > NATO reserves provided 419,000
Ranked 4th. 18% more than Germany
355,000
Ranked 6th.
Expenditures > Dollar figure $45.24 billion
Ranked 2nd. 29% more than Germany
$35.06 billion
Ranked 5th.

Weapon holdings 6 million
Ranked 13th.
0.0
Ranked 137th.
Armed forces personnel per 1000 4.83
Ranked 59th. 80% more than Germany
2.69
Ranked 99th.
Army > Self-propelled guns 150
Ranked 6th.
185
Ranked 4th. 23% more than France
Manpower > Reaching military age annually > Males 401,379
Ranked 27th.
442,972
Ranked 23th. 10% more than France

Manpower available for military service > Males age 16-49 None None
Personnel per 1000 5.68
Ranked 64th. 64% more than Germany
3.46
Ranked 100th.

Expenditure > Current LCU 42502000000 30435000000
Army > Mortars 1,550
Ranked 7th.
2,200
Ranked 3rd. 42% more than France
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Armed forces growth -37%
Ranked 108th.
-54%
Ranked 118th. 46% more than France
Imports > USD 68 million
Ranked 44th.
104 million
Ranked 38th. 53% more than France

Defence spending > Percent of GDP 2.32%
Ranked 3rd. 83% more than Germany
1.27%
Ranked 17th.

Arms imports > Constant 1990 US$ 3 million constant 1990 US$
Ranked 75th.
216 million constant 1990 US$
Ranked 28th. 72 times more than France

NATO > Current members > Date April 4 1949 9 May 1955
Forces in Europe > Artillery 750
Ranked 12th.
1,672
Ranked 6th. 2 times more than France
Expenditures 2.6% of GDP
Ranked 26th. 73% more than Germany
1.5% of GDP
Ranked 48th.
Military expenditures > Percent of GDP 2.6% of GDP
Ranked 25th. 73% more than Germany
1.5% of GDP
Ranked 43th.
Expenditures > Dollar figure > Per $ GDP $25.13 per 1,000 $ of GDP
Ranked 29th. 75% more than Germany
$14.36 per 1,000 $ of GDP
Ranked 65th.

Terrorism > 2002 Bali bombing deaths 4
Ranked 7th.
6
Ranked 5th. 50% more than France
Active Ground Forces > Total 771,248
Ranked 2nd. 22% more than Germany
630,000
Ranked 3rd.
Weapon holdings per 1000 97.79
Ranked 52nd.
0.0
Ranked 135th.
Military spending > 2009 > USD billions 63.9 45.6
Manpower fit for military service > Females age 16-49 None None
Army > Armoured vehicles 6,887
Ranked 1st. 75% more than Germany
3,934
Ranked 5th.
Arms > Exports > Constant 1990 US$ 2.4 billion constant 1990 US$
Ranked 3rd. 29% more than Germany
1.85 billion constant 1990 US$
Ranked 4th.

Forces in Europe > Battle Tanks 1,069
Ranked 10th.
2,368
Ranked 3rd. 2 times more than France
Employment in arms > Production 250,000
Ranked 4th. 3 times more than Germany
90,000
Ranked 8th.
ISAF troops in Afghanistan > 2010-12-14 3,850
Ranked 3rd.
4,341
Ranked 2nd. 13% more than France
Forces in Europe > Aircraft 577
Ranked 3rd. 54% more than Germany
375
Ranked 6th.
Manpower reaching military age annually > Males per thousand people 6.03
Ranked 184th. 22% more than Germany
4.95
Ranked 212th.

Military spending (euros) \u20ac39,105,000,000 \u20ac32,490,000,000
Forces in Europe > Helicopters 255
Ranked 2nd. 28% more than Germany
199
Ranked 3rd.
Expenditures > Dollar figure > Per capita $752.03 per capita
Ranked 6th. 77% more than Germany
$424.80 per capita
Ranked 14th.

Defence spending > 2008[46] 2,009
Ranked 2nd. The same as Germany
2,009
Ranked 6th.
Terrorism > 2002 Bali bombing deaths per million people 0.0647
Ranked 14th.
0.0727
Ranked 13th. 12% more than France
Manpower > Availability > Males 14.65 million
Ranked 21st.
19.59 million
Ranked 17th. 34% more than France

Manpower > Military age 18 years of age 18 years of age
Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty > Signatures and Ratifications > Signature 24 SEP 1996 24 SEP 1996
Forces in Europe > Helicopters per million 3.98
Ranked 6th. 65% more than Germany
2.42
Ranked 12th.
Forces in Europe > ACVs 3,323
Ranked 3rd. 40% more than Germany
2,381
Ranked 7th.
Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually > Males 396,050
Ranked 28th.
405,438
Ranked 27th. 2% more than France
Active Ground Forces > Transport aircraft 186
Ranked 2nd. 6% more than Germany
176
Ranked 3rd.
Forces in Europe > Artillery per million 11.87
Ranked 24th.
20.27
Ranked 22nd. 71% more than France
Manpower available for military service > Females age 16-49 14238434 None
Arms imports > Constant 1990 US$ per capita 0.0475 constant 1990 US$
Ranked 79th.
2.62 constant 1990 US$
Ranked 43th. 55 times more than France

Arms > Exports > Constant 1990 US$ > Per capita 39,409.92 constant 1990 US$ per 1
Ranked 4th. 75% more than Germany
22,493.19 constant 1990 US$ per 1
Ranked 7th.

Exports to developing nations $22,632.00 million
Ranked 3rd. 5 times more than Germany
$4,336.00 million
Ranked 6th.
Aid to Afghanistan > Total development aid > Estimates $2.48 billion
Ranked 14th.
$15.58 billion
Ranked 6th. 6 times more than France
Navy > Corvettes 9
Ranked 1st. 80% more than Germany
5
Ranked 5th.
Military expenditures > Stockholm International Peace Research Institute Figures > Date of information 2005 2005
Active Ground Forces > Total per 1000 11.98
Ranked 17th. 56% more than Germany
7.67
Ranked 22nd.
Employment in arms > Production per 1000 4.07
Ranked 9th. 4 times more than Germany
1.09
Ranked 23th.
Manpower > Availability > Females 14.38 million
Ranked 19th.
18.54 million
Ranked 16th. 29% more than France

Manpower > Fit for military service > Males 12.11 million
Ranked 20th.
15.91 million
Ranked 17th. 31% more than France

Manpower > Availability > Males age 15-49 14.52 million
Ranked 21st.
20.51 million
Ranked 14th. 41% more than France

Arms imports > Constant 1990 US$ > Per capita 0.049 constant 1990 US$ per c
Ranked 79th.
2.62 constant 1990 US$ per c
Ranked 43th. 53 times more than France

Commitment to Development Index (security) 3.7
Ranked 20th. The same as Germany
3.7
Ranked 21st.
Spending of GDP 1.93%
Ranked 2nd. 57% more than Germany
1.23%
Ranked 14th.
Forces in Europe > Battle Tanks per million 16.8
Ranked 21st.
28.75
Ranked 14th. 71% more than France
Exports to developing nations > Per $ GDP $0.01 million per $1 million
Ranked 3rd. 7 times more than Germany
$0.00 million per $1 million
Ranked 5th.
Manpower reaching military age annually > Females per thousand people 5.81
Ranked 187th. 23% more than Germany
4.71
Ranked 211th.
Manpower reaching military age annually > Females 377,839
Ranked 28th.
384,930
Ranked 27th. 2% more than France
Manpower > Fit for military service > Females 11.85 million
Ranked 18th.
15.05 million
Ranked 16th. 27% more than France

ISAF troops in Afghanistan > 2009-12-09 3,750
Ranked 3rd.
4,280
Ranked 2nd. 14% more than France
Manpower > Availability > Males age 15-49 per 1000 229.88
Ranked 127th.
248.7
Ranked 86th. 8% more than France

Manpower > Fit for military service > Males age 15-49 12.08 million
Ranked 18th.
17.4 million
Ranked 11th. 44% more than France

Forces in Europe > ACVs per million 53.39
Ranked 13th. 85% more than Germany
28.85
Ranked 21st.
Exports to developing nations per million $384.58 million
Ranked 2nd. 7 times more than Germany
$53.78 million
Ranked 5th.
Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually > Females per thousand people 5.81
Ranked 185th. 23% more than Germany
4.71
Ranked 209th.
Expenditure > % of GDP 2.49%
Ranked 28th. 84% more than Germany
1.35%
Ranked 72nd.

Active Ground Forces > Active troops/thousand citizens 3.83
Ranked 16th. 27% more than Germany
3.02
Ranked 23th.
Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually > Females 377,839
Ranked 28th.
384,930
Ranked 27th. 2% more than France
Navy > Anti-mine ships 18
Ranked 1st. 20% more than Germany
15
Ranked 3rd.
Aid to Afghanistan > Total development aid > Estimates per capita $38.90
Ranked 18th.
$189.08
Ranked 15th. 5 times more than France
Active Ground Forces > Transport aircraft per million 2.89
Ranked 10th. 35% more than Germany
2.14
Ranked 17th.
Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty > Signatures and Ratifications > Ratification 06 APR 1998 20 AUG 1998
Personnel > % of total labor force 1.32%
Ranked 57th. 89% more than Germany
0.7%
Ranked 102nd.

Manpower > Reaching military age annually > Males per 1000 6.24
Ranked 175th. 16% more than Germany
5.39
Ranked 190th.

Armed forces personnel > % of total labor force 1.23%
Ranked 49th. 2 times more than Germany
0.58%
Ranked 101st.

Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually > Female 377839 384930
Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually > Male 396050 405438
Manpower > Fit for military service > Males per 1000 188.14
Ranked 107th.
193.73
Ranked 95th. 3% more than France

Manpower > Availability > Females per 1000 223.39
Ranked 120th.
225.84
Ranked 113th. 1% more than France

Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually > Males per thousand people 6.01
Ranked 186th. 20% more than Germany
5
Ranked 210th.
Manpower > Availability > Males per 1000 227.53
Ranked 152nd.
238.63
Ranked 120th. 5% more than France

Manpower > Reaching military age annually > Females 382,409
Ranked 28th.
420,801
Ranked 24th. 10% more than France

Military expenditure > % of GDP 2.41%
Ranked 32nd. 77% more than Germany
1.36%
Ranked 73th.

Arms > Exports > Constant 1990 US$ per capita 37.97 constant 1990 US$
Ranked 4th. 69% more than Germany
22.49 constant 1990 US$
Ranked 7th.

Manpower > Reaching military age annually > Females per 1000 5.94
Ranked 175th. 16% more than Germany
5.12
Ranked 190th.

Manpower > Fit for military service > Females per 1000 184.09
Ranked 97th. About the same as Germany
183.3
Ranked 101st.

Aid to Afghanistan > Total development aid > Estimates, % of GDP 0.11%
Ranked 19th.
0.537%
Ranked 14th. 5 times more than France
Aid to Afghanistan > Total development aid > Estimates > Per $ GDP $12.36 per $10,000 of GDP
Ranked 19th.
$57.38 per $10,000 of GDP
Ranked 14th. 5 times more than France
Expenditures > Dollar figure, % of GDP 2.52%
Ranked 28th. 74% more than Germany
1.45%
Ranked 63th.

Operation Enduring Freedom > Afghanistan coalition fatalities 5
Ranked 7th.
18
Ranked 2nd. 4 times more than France
Manpower > Fit for military service > Males age 15-49 > Per capita 0.199 per capita
Ranked 53th.
0.21 per capita
Ranked 33th. 6% more than France

Manpower > Reaching military age annually > Females > Per capita 6.12 per 1,000 people
Ranked 112th. 20% more than Germany
5.11 per 1,000 people
Ranked 214th.

Manpower > Availability > Males age 15-49 > Per capita 0.239 per capita
Ranked 130th.
0.248 per capita
Ranked 113th. 4% more than France

Manpower > Reaching military age annually > Males > Per capita 6.39 per 1,000 people
Ranked 139th. 19% more than Germany
5.38 per 1,000 people
Ranked 214th.

Expenditure > % of central government expenditure 5.39%
Ranked 31st. 24% more than Germany
4.34%
Ranked 45th.

Operation Enduring Freedom > Afghanistan coalition fatalities per million 0.0786
Ranked 12th.
0.219
Ranked 6th. 3 times more than France
Exports to developing nations, % of GDP 1.65e-06%
Ranked 3rd. 8 times more than Germany
2.1e-07%
Ranked 6th.
Forces in Europe > Aircraft per million 9.2
Ranked 13th. 2 times more than Germany
4.54
Ranked 20th.
Manpower > Fit for military service > Males age 15-49 per 1000 191.2
Ranked 60th.
210.99
Ranked 22nd. 10% more than France

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