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Military Stats: compare key data on Germany & United States

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).
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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. 
  • 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.

  • 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.
  • Expenditure > Current LCU: Military expenditures data from SIPRI are derived from the NATO definition, which includes all current and capital expenditures on the armed forces, including peacekeeping forces; defense ministries and other government agencies engaged in defense projects; paramilitary forces, if these are judged to be trained and equipped for military operations; and military space activities. Such expenditures include military and civil personnel, including retirement pensions of military personnel and social services for personnel; operation and maintenance; procurement; military research and development; and military aid (in the military expenditures of the donor country). Excluded are civil defense and current expenditures for previous military activities, such as for veterans' benefits, demobilization, conversion, and destruction of weapons. This definition cannot be applied for all countries, however, since that would require much more detailed information than is available about what is included in military budgets and off-budget military expenditure items. (For example, military budgets might or might not cover civil defense, reserves and auxiliary forces, police and paramilitary forces, dual-purpose forces such as military and civilian police, military grants in kind, pensions for military personnel, and social security contributions paid by one part of government to another.)
  • Personnel per 1000: Armed forces personnel are active duty military personnel, including paramilitary forces if the training, organization, equipment, and control suggest they may be used to support or replace regular military forces. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Nuclear weapons > Non-Proliferation treaty sign date: Signed.

    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$: Arms transfers cover the supply of military weapons through sales, aid, gifts, and those made through manufacturing licenses. Data cover major conventional weapons such as aircraft, armored vehicles, artillery, radar systems, missiles, and ships designed for military use. Excluded are transfers of other military equipment such as small arms and light weapons, trucks, small artillery, ammunition, support equipment, technology transfers, and other services.
  • Forces in Europe > Artillery: Conventional armed forces in Europe. SIPRI Yearbooks 1991-2003. Conventional arms control. Last update: July 2005
  • Military expenditures > Percent of GDP: This entry gives spending on defense programs for the most recent year available as a percent of gross domestic product (GDP); the GDP is calculated on an exchange rate basis, i.e., not in terms of purchasing power parity (PPP). For countries with no military forces, this figure can include expenditures on public security and police.
  • Terrorism > 2002 Bali bombing deaths: Amount of citizens from each country who were killed in the 2002 Bali bombings. In all, 202 people were killed.
  • Weapon holdings per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Military spending > 2009 > USD billions: Defense expenditure of some countries in the year 2010.
  • Arms > Exports > Constant 1990 US$: Arms transfers cover the supply of military weapons through sales, aid, gifts, and those made through manufacturing licenses. Data cover major conventional weapons such as aircraft, armored vehicles, artillery, radar systems, missiles, and ships designed for military use. Excluded are transfers of other military equipment such as small arms and light weapons, trucks, small artillery, ammunition, support equipment, technology transfers, and other services.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Manpower > Military age: The minimum age at which an individual may volunteer for military service or be subject to conscription.
  • Manpower reaching military service age annually > Males age 18-49: This entry gives the number of draft-age males and females entering the military manpower pool in any given year and is a measure of the availability of draft-age young adults.
  • 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 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 imports > Constant 1990 US$ per capita: Arms transfers cover the supply of military weapons through sales, aid, gifts, and those made through manufacturing licenses. Data cover major conventional weapons such as aircraft, armored vehicles, artillery, radar systems, missiles, and ships designed for military use. Excluded are transfers of other military equipment such as small arms and light weapons, trucks, small artillery, ammunition, support equipment, technology transfers, and other services. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Arms > Exports > Constant 1990 US$ > Per capita: Arms transfers cover the supply of military weapons through sales, aid, gifts, and those made through manufacturing licenses. Data cover major conventional weapons such as aircraft, armored vehicles, artillery, radar systems, missiles, and ships designed for military use. Excluded are transfers of other military equipment such as small arms and light weapons, trucks, small artillery, ammunition, support equipment, technology transfers, and other services. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Manpower fit for military service > Females age 18-49: This entry gives the number of males and females falling in the military age range for the country and who are not otherwise disqualified for health reasons; accounts for the health situation in the country and provides a more realistic estimate of the actual number fit to serve.
  • Manpower fit for military service > Males age 18-49 per 1000: This entry gives the number of males and females falling in the military age range for the country and who are not otherwise disqualified for health reasons; accounts for the health situation in the country and provides a more realistic estimate of the actual number fit to serve. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • 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 $47,000,000.
  • Employment in arms > Production per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Aid to Afghanistan > Gross disbursements as a percent of ODA: Percent of all gross disbursments of official development aid which goes to Afghanistan, 2003-2004. NOTE: The total percent to Afghanistan from all donor countries is 1.7%.
  • Manpower > Availability > Males age 15-49: The total numbers of males aged 15-49. This statistic assumes that every individual is fit to serve.
  • Arms imports > Constant 1990 US$ > Per capita: Arms transfers cover the supply of military weapons through sales, aid, gifts, and those made through manufacturing licenses. Data cover major conventional weapons such as aircraft, armored vehicles, artillery, radar systems, missiles, and ships designed for military use. Excluded are transfers of other military equipment such as small arms and light weapons, trucks, small artillery, ammunition, support equipment, technology transfers, and other services. Per capita figures expressed per 1 population.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 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 reaching military service age annually > Females age 18-49: This entry gives the number of draft-age males and females entering the military manpower pool in any given year and is a measure of the availability of draft-age young adults.
  • Manpower available for military service > Females age 18-49: This entry gives the number of males and females falling in the military age range for the country and assumes that every individual is fit to serve.
  • 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 > Fit for military service > 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.)"
  • 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."
  • 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 > Per $ GDP: Estimates of total development aid to Afghanistan over a four year period, in USD. Does not include charitable donations or other non-governmental donations. NOTE: The European Community is estimated to have given over $114 billion over the past four years. Other donations include the UN Development Programme pledging $7,268,507,000; Microsoft pledging $65,000,000; and $47,000,000. Per $ GDP figures expressed per 10,000 $ gross domestic product.
  • Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually > Females per thousand people: This entry is derived from Military > Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually, which gives the number of males and females entering the military manpower pool (i.e., reaching age 16) in any given year and is a measure of the availability of military-age young adults. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Manpower > Reaching military age annually > Males per 1000: The number of draft-age males and females entering the military manpower pool in any given year and is a measure of the availability of draft-age young adults. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Operation Enduring Freedom > Afghanistan coalition fatalities per million: Number of fatalities among coalition forces in Operation Enduring Freedom, Afghanistan. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Expenditure > % of GDP: Military expenditures data from SIPRI are derived from the NATO definition, which includes all current and capital expenditures on the armed forces, including peacekeeping forces; defense ministries and other government agencies engaged in defense projects; paramilitary forces, if these are judged to be trained and equipped for military operations; and military space activities. Such expenditures include military and civil personnel, including retirement pensions of military personnel and social services for personnel; operation and maintenance; procurement; military research and development; and military aid (in the military expenditures of the donor country). Excluded are civil defense and current expenditures for previous military activities, such as for veterans' benefits, demobilization, conversion, and destruction of weapons. This definition cannot be applied for all countries, however, since that would require much more detailed information than is available about what is included in military budgets and off-budget military expenditure items. (For example, military budgets might or might not cover civil defense, reserves and auxiliary forces, police and paramilitary forces, dual-purpose forces such as military and civilian police, military grants in kind, pensions for military personnel, and social security contributions paid by one part of government to another.)
  • Operation Enduring Freedom > Afghanistan coalition fatalities: Number of fatalities among coalition forces in Operation Enduring Freedom, Afghanistan.
  • 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.)
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Manpower > Availability > Females per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Manpower available for military service > Females age 18-49 per 1000: This entry gives the number of males and females falling in the military age range for the country and assumes that every individual is fit to serve. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Manpower > Availability > 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
  • 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 $47,000,000. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually > Females: This entry is derived from Military > Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually, which gives the number of males and females entering the military manpower pool (i.e., reaching age 16) in any given year and is a measure of the availability of military-age young adults.
STAT Germany United States HISTORY
Air force > Combat aircraft 423
Ranked 3rd.
3,318
Ranked 1st. 8 times more than Germany
Army > Attack helicopters 80
Ranked 3rd.
6,417
Ranked 1st. 80 times more than Germany
Army > Main battle tanks 2,500
Ranked 3rd.
8,725
Ranked 1st. 3 times more than Germany
Battle-related deaths > Number of people 3
Ranked 36th.
233
Ranked 18th. 78 times more than Germany
Budget 49 US$ BN
Ranked 2nd.
682 US$ BN
Ranked 1st. 14 times more than Germany
Global Peace Index 1.43
Ranked 19th.
2.13
Ranked 4th. 49% more than Germany

Military service age and obligation 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 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 17th.
10
Ranked 1st.
Navy > Corvette warships 2
Ranked 22nd. The same as United States
2
Ranked 8th.
Navy > Nuclear submarines 0.0
Ranked 8th.
71
Ranked 1st.
Navy > Submarines 4
Ranked 10th. Twice as much as United States
2
Ranked 8th.
Paramilitary personnel 0.0
Ranked 1st.
11,035
Ranked 1st.
Personnel > Per capita 3.46 per 1,000 people
Ranked 99th.
5.22 per 1,000 people
Ranked 70th. 51% more than Germany

Service age and obligation 18 years of age (conscripts serve a nine-month tour of compulsory 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 35th.
0.0
Ranked 73th.

Arms trade > Arms exports, top countries 1,193
Ranked 5th.
8,760
Ranked 1st. 7 times more than Germany

Armed forces personnel 221,000
Ranked 21st.
1.37 million
Ranked 3rd. 6 times more than Germany
Military expenditures 1.5% of GDP
Ranked 22nd.
4.6% of GDP
Ranked 1st. 3 times more than Germany
Military branches 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) United States Armed Forces: US Army, US Navy (includes Marine Corps), US Air Force, US Coast Guard
Expenditures > Percent of GDP 1.5%
Ranked 96th.
4.06%
Ranked 22nd. 3 times more than Germany
Manpower fit for military service > Males age 16-49 None None
Armed forces personnel > Total 244,000
Ranked 21st.
1.54 million
Ranked 4th. 6 times more than Germany

Personnel 285,000
Ranked 21st.
1.55 million
Ranked 3rd. 5 times more than Germany

Navy > Frigates 15
Ranked 4th.
26
Ranked 3rd. 73% more than Germany
Navy > Destroyers 3
Ranked 3rd.
62
Ranked 1st. 21 times more than Germany
Navy > Cruisers 0.0
Ranked 8th.
22
Ranked 1st.
Branches Federal Armed Forces (Bundeswehr): Army (Heer), Navy (Deutsche Marine, includes naval air arm), Air Force (Luftwaffe), Central Medical Service (Zentraler Sanitaetsdienst) 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
Battle-related deaths > Number of people per million 0.0381
Ranked 36th.
0.818
Ranked 27th. 21 times more than Germany
Arms trade > Arms exports, top countries per million people 14.57
Ranked 9th.
27.91
Ranked 5th. 92% more than Germany

Military expenditure > Current LCU 32.86 billion
Ranked 46th.
661.05 billion
Ranked 13th. 20 times more than Germany

Air force > Aircraft carriers > Total 0.0
Ranked 16th.
68
Ranked 1st.
Manpower reaching military age annually > Males 405,438
Ranked 27th.
2.16 million
Ranked 5th. 5 times more than Germany

NATO > NATO reserves provided 355,000
Ranked 6th.
1.46 million
Ranked 1st. 4 times more than Germany
Weapon holdings 0.0
Ranked 137th.
38.54 million
Ranked 1st.
Armed forces personnel per 1000 2.69
Ranked 99th.
4.84
Ranked 57th. 80% more than Germany
Manpower > Reaching military age annually > Males 442,972
Ranked 23th.
2.19 million
Ranked 3rd. 5 times more than Germany

Manpower available for military service > Males age 16-49 None None
Expenditure > Current LCU 30435000000 507089000000
Personnel per 1000 3.46
Ranked 100th.
5.23
Ranked 70th. 51% more than Germany

Nuclear weapons > Non-Proliferation treaty sign date 28 Nov 1969 (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 -54%
Ranked 118th. 46% more than United States
-37%
Ranked 107th.
Imports > USD 104 million
Ranked 38th.
904 million
Ranked 7th. 9 times more than Germany

Defence spending > Percent of GDP 1.27%
Ranked 17th.
4.3%
Ranked 2nd. 3 times more than Germany
Arms imports > Constant 1990 US$ 216 million constant 1990 US$
Ranked 28th.
387 million constant 1990 US$
Ranked 19th. 79% more than Germany

NATO > Current members > Date 9 May 1955 April 4 1949
Forces in Europe > Artillery 1,672
Ranked 6th. 5 times more than United States
312
Ranked 19th.
Expenditures 1.5% of GDP
Ranked 48th.
4.06% of GDP
Ranked 10th. 3 times more than Germany
Military expenditures > Percent of GDP 1.5% of GDP
Ranked 43th.
4.06% of GDP
Ranked 10th. 3 times more than Germany
Terrorism > 2002 Bali bombing deaths 6
Ranked 5th.
7
Ranked 4th. 17% more than Germany
Weapon holdings per 1000 0.0
Ranked 135th.
135.24
Ranked 43th.
Military spending > 2009 > USD billions 45.6 661
Manpower fit for military service > Females age 16-49 14510527 None
Arms > Exports > Constant 1990 US$ 1.85 billion constant 1990 US$
Ranked 4th.
7.1 billion constant 1990 US$
Ranked 1st. 4 times more than Germany

Forces in Europe > Battle Tanks 2,368
Ranked 3rd. 3 times more than United States
684
Ranked 13th.
Employment in arms > Production 90,000
Ranked 8th.
2.32 million
Ranked 2nd. 26 times more than Germany
Manpower fit for military service > Males age 18-49 15.26 million
Ranked 11th.
54.61 million
Ranked 2nd. 4 times more than Germany
ISAF troops in Afghanistan > 2010-12-14 4,341
Ranked 2nd.
90,000
Ranked 1st. 21 times more than Germany
Forces in Europe > Aircraft 375
Ranked 6th. 60% more than United States
235
Ranked 9th.
Manpower available for military service > Males age 18-49 18.92 million
Ranked 11th.
67.74 million
Ranked 2nd. 4 times more than Germany
Manpower reaching military age annually > Males per thousand people 4.95
Ranked 212th.
6.89
Ranked 163th. 39% more than Germany

Forces in Europe > Helicopters 199
Ranked 3rd. 73% more than United States
115
Ranked 6th.
Terrorism > 2002 Bali bombing deaths per million people 0.0727
Ranked 13th. 3 times more than United States
0.0243
Ranked 19th.
Manpower > Availability > Males 19.59 million
Ranked 17th.
72.72 million
Ranked 3rd. 4 times more than Germany

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
Manpower reaching military service age annually > Males age 18-49 497,048
Ranked 19th.
2.14 million
Ranked 4th. 4 times more than Germany
Forces in Europe > Helicopters per million 2.42
Ranked 12th. 6 times more than United States
0.382
Ranked 22nd.
Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually > Males 405,438
Ranked 27th.
2.16 million
Ranked 5th. 5 times more than Germany
Forces in Europe > ACVs 2,381
Ranked 7th. 70% more than United States
1,397
Ranked 12th.
Forces in Europe > Artillery per million 20.27
Ranked 22nd. 19 times more than United States
1.06
Ranked 25th.
Manpower available for military service > Females age 16-49 None None
Arms imports > Constant 1990 US$ per capita 2.62 constant 1990 US$
Ranked 43th. Twice as much as United States
1.31 constant 1990 US$
Ranked 56th.

Arms > Exports > Constant 1990 US$ > Per capita 22,493.19 constant 1990 US$ per 1
Ranked 7th.
23,956.65 constant 1990 US$ per 1
Ranked 5th. 7% more than Germany

Manpower fit for military service > Females age 18-49 14.44 million
Ranked 11th.
54.7 million
Ranked 2nd. 4 times more than Germany
Manpower fit for military service > Males age 18-49 per 1000 185.48
Ranked 41st. 2% more than United States
181.29
Ranked 50th.
Exports to developing nations $4,336.00 million
Ranked 6th.
$90,929.00 million
Ranked 1st. 21 times more than Germany
Aid to Afghanistan > Total development aid > Estimates $15.58 billion
Ranked 6th.
$83.44 billion
Ranked 1st. 5 times more than Germany
Military expenditures > Stockholm International Peace Research Institute Figures > Date of information 2005 2005
Employment in arms > Production per 1000 1.09
Ranked 23th.
8.14
Ranked 2nd. 7 times more than Germany
Manpower > Fit for military service > Males 15.91 million
Ranked 17th.
59.41 million
Ranked 3rd. 4 times more than Germany

Manpower > Availability > Females 18.54 million
Ranked 16th.
71.64 million
Ranked 3rd. 4 times more than Germany

Aid to Afghanistan > Gross disbursements as a percent of ODA 0.9%
Ranked 16th.
3.3%
Ranked 1st. 4 times more than Germany
Manpower > Availability > Males age 15-49 20.51 million
Ranked 14th.
73.6 million
Ranked 3rd. 4 times more than Germany

Arms imports > Constant 1990 US$ > Per capita 2.62 constant 1990 US$ per c
Ranked 43th. Twice as much as United States
1.31 constant 1990 US$ per c
Ranked 57th.

Manpower reaching military service age annually > Females age 18-49 per 1000 5.72
Ranked 80th.
6.76
Ranked 70th. 18% more than Germany
Manpower available for military service > Males age 18-49 per 1000 229.95
Ranked 56th. 2% more than United States
224.89
Ranked 74th.
Commitment to Development Index (security) 3.7
Ranked 21st.
4.6
Ranked 16th. 24% more than Germany
Forces in Europe > Battle Tanks per million 28.75
Ranked 14th. 13 times more than United States
2.29
Ranked 24th.
Exports to developing nations > Per $ GDP $0.00 million per $1 million
Ranked 5th.
$0.01 million per $1 million
Ranked 4th. 4 times more than Germany
Manpower reaching military age annually > Females per thousand people 4.71
Ranked 211th.
6.65
Ranked 159th. 41% more than Germany
Manpower reaching military age annually > Females 384,930
Ranked 27th.
2.06 million
Ranked 5th. 5 times more than Germany
Manpower > Fit for military service > Females 15.05 million
Ranked 16th.
59.19 million
Ranked 3rd. 4 times more than Germany

ISAF troops in Afghanistan > 2009-12-09 4,280
Ranked 2nd.
45,780
Ranked 1st. 11 times more than Germany
Manpower > Availability > Males age 15-49 per 1000 248.7
Ranked 86th.
249.05
Ranked 85th. About the same as Germany

Manpower reaching military service age annually > Males age 18-49 per 1000 6.04
Ranked 131st.
7.12
Ranked 107th. 18% more than Germany
Manpower reaching military service age annually > Females age 18-49 470,537
Ranked 14th.
2.04 million
Ranked 3rd. 4 times more than Germany
Manpower available for military service > Females age 18-49 17.91 million
Ranked 10th.
67.07 million
Ranked 2nd. 4 times more than Germany
Forces in Europe > ACVs per million 28.85
Ranked 21st. 6 times more than United States
4.82
Ranked 25th.
Exports to developing nations per million $53.78 million
Ranked 5th.
$354.48 million
Ranked 3rd. 7 times more than Germany
Manpower > Fit for military service > Males per 1000 193.73
Ranked 95th.
195.38
Ranked 85th. 1% more than Germany

Manpower > Reaching military age annually > Females 420,801
Ranked 24th.
2.08 million
Ranked 4th. 5 times more than Germany

Military expenditure > % of GDP 1.36%
Ranked 73th.
4.64%
Ranked 8th. 3 times more than Germany

Armed forces personnel > % of total labor force 0.58%
Ranked 101st.
0.97%
Ranked 71st. 67% more than Germany

Arms > Exports > Constant 1990 US$ per capita 22.49 constant 1990 US$
Ranked 7th.
24.03 constant 1990 US$
Ranked 5th. 7% more than Germany

Manpower > Reaching military age annually > Females per 1000 5.12
Ranked 190th.
6.84
Ranked 151st. 33% more than Germany

Manpower > Fit for military service > Females per 1000 183.3
Ranked 101st.
194.63
Ranked 73th. 6% more than Germany

Aid to Afghanistan > Total development aid > Estimates > Per $ GDP $57.38 per $10,000 of GDP
Ranked 14th.
$71.51 per $10,000 of GDP
Ranked 12th. 25% more than Germany
Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually > Females per thousand people 4.71
Ranked 209th.
6.65
Ranked 158th. 41% more than Germany
Manpower > Reaching military age annually > Males per 1000 5.39
Ranked 190th.
7.19
Ranked 148th. 33% more than Germany

Operation Enduring Freedom > Afghanistan coalition fatalities per million 0.219
Ranked 6th.
0.989
Ranked 1st. 5 times more than Germany
Expenditure > % of GDP 1.35%
Ranked 72nd.
4.08%
Ranked 11th. 3 times more than Germany

Operation Enduring Freedom > Afghanistan coalition fatalities 18
Ranked 2nd.
295
Ranked 1st. 16 times more than Germany
Manpower > Reaching military age annually > Females > Per capita 5.11 per 1,000 people
Ranked 214th.
6.84 per 1,000 people
Ranked 168th. 34% more than Germany

Manpower > Availability > Males age 15-49 > Per capita 0.248 per capita
Ranked 113th.
0.251 per capita
Ranked 103th. 1% more than Germany

Manpower > Reaching military age annually > Males > Per capita 5.38 per 1,000 people
Ranked 214th.
7.2 per 1,000 people
Ranked 165th. 34% more than Germany

Expenditure > % of central government expenditure 4.34%
Ranked 45th.
19.26%
Ranked 7th. 4 times more than Germany

Exports to developing nations, % of GDP 2.1e-07%
Ranked 6th.
1.45e-06%
Ranked 5th. 7 times more than Germany
Manpower fit for military service > Females age 18-49 per 1000 175.57
Ranked 57th.
181.58
Ranked 48th. 3% more than Germany
Forces in Europe > Aircraft per million 4.54
Ranked 20th. 6 times more than United States
0.803
Ranked 24th.
Manpower > Availability > Females per 1000 225.84
Ranked 113th.
235.58
Ranked 92nd. 4% more than Germany

Manpower available for military service > Females age 18-49 per 1000 217.75
Ranked 59th.
222.65
Ranked 51st. 2% more than Germany
Manpower > Availability > Males per 1000 238.63
Ranked 120th.
239.12
Ranked 119th. About the same as Germany

Aid to Afghanistan > Total development aid > Estimates, % of GDP 0.537%
Ranked 14th.
0.627%
Ranked 12th. 17% more than Germany
Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually > Female 384930 2055685
Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually > Male 405438 2161727
Personnel > % of total labor force 0.7%
Ranked 102nd.
0.99%
Ranked 83th. 41% more than Germany

Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually > Males per thousand people 5
Ranked 210th.
6.83
Ranked 165th. 37% more than Germany
Aid to Afghanistan > Total development aid > Estimates per capita $189.08
Ranked 15th.
$279.63
Ranked 12th. 48% more than Germany
Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually > Females 384,930
Ranked 27th.
2.06 million
Ranked 5th. 5 times more than Germany

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