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Military Stats: compare key data on Netherlands & United Kingdom

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.

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  • Personnel > Per capita: Armed forces personnel are active duty military personnel, including paramilitary forces if the training, organization, equipment, and control suggest they may be used to support or replace regular military forces. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Service age and obligation: This entry gives the required ages for voluntary or conscript military service and the length of sevice obligation.
  • War deaths: Battle-related deaths are deaths in battle-related conflicts between warring parties in the conflict dyad (two conflict units that are parties to a conflict). Typically, battle-related deaths occur in warfare involving the armed forces of the warring parties. This includes traditional battlefield fighting, guerrilla activities, and all kinds of bombardments of military units, cities, and villages, etc. The targets are usually the military itself and its installations or state institutions and state representatives, but there is often substantial collateral damage in the form of civilians being killed in crossfire, in indiscriminate bombings, etc. All deaths--military as well as civilian--incurred in such situations, are counted as battle-related deaths."
  • Armed forces personnel: Total armed forces (2000)
  • Military expenditures: This entry gives spending on defense programs for the most recent year available as a percent of gross domestic product (GDP); the GDP is calculated on an exchange rate basis, i.e., not in terms of purchasing power parity (PPP). For countries with no military forces, this figure can include expenditures on public security and police.
  • Military branches: This entry lists the service branches subordinate to defense ministries or the equivalent (typically ground, naval, air, and marine forces).
  • 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.
  • Navy > Amphibious warfare ships: Number of amphibious warfare ships.
  • Active military personnel per thousand people: Active military personnel. Figures expressed per thousand 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.)"
  • Highest military decorations > Name: Name of each country’s highest military decoration.
  • 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.

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  • Manpower reaching military age annually > Males: This entry is derived from Military > Manpower reaching military age annually, which gives the number of males and females entering the military manpower pool (i.e., reaching age 16) in any given year and is a measure of the availability of military-age young adults.
  • Gulf War Coalition Forces: Number of troops who served on active duty in the Gulf War theater of operations between August 2, 1990, and June 13, 1991.
  • NATO > NATO reserves provided: Reserve personnel.

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  • Expenditures > Dollar figure: Current military expenditures in US dollars; the figure is calculated by multiplying the estimated defense spending in percentage terms by the gross domestic product (GDP) calculated on an exchange rate basis not purchasing power parity (PPP) terms. Dollar figures for military expenditures should be treated with caution because of different price patterns and accounting methods among nations, as well as wide variations in the strength of their currencies
  • Armed forces personnel per 1000: Total armed forces (2000). Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • 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.
  • Army > United States army deployments: Army.

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  • 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.
  • Army > Troops prepared for deployed operations: Troops prepared for deployed operations.
  • Nuclear weapons > Non-Proliferation treaty sign date: Signed.

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  • Army > Troops prepared for deployed and sustained operation: Troops prepared for deployed and sustained operation.
  • Conscription: A description of the status of conscription in the nation in 1997.
  • Air force > United States air force deployments: USAF.

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  • Armed forces growth: Growth in the number of armed forces personnel from 1985 (index = 100) to 2000. 100 means no growth, 50 means it halved and 200 means it doubled.
  • Imports > USD: Arms transfers cover the supply of military weapons through sales, aid, gifts, and those made through manufacturing licenses. Data cover major conventional weapons such as aircraft, armored vehicles, artillery, radar systems, missiles, and ships designed for military use. Excluded are transfers of other military equipment such as small arms and light weapons, trucks, small artillery, ammunition, support equipment, technology transfers, and other services."
  • Arms imports > Constant 1990 US$: Arms transfers cover the supply of military weapons through sales, aid, gifts, and those made through manufacturing licenses. Data cover major conventional weapons such as aircraft, armored vehicles, artillery, radar systems, missiles, and ships designed for military use. Excluded are transfers of other military equipment such as small arms and light weapons, trucks, small artillery, ammunition, support equipment, technology transfers, and other services.
  • Military expenditures > Percent of GDP: This entry gives spending on defense programs for the most recent year available as a percent of gross domestic product (GDP); the GDP is calculated on an exchange rate basis, i.e., not in terms of purchasing power parity (PPP). For countries with no military forces, this figure can include expenditures on public security and police.
  • Conventional arms > Exports: Conventional arms transfers (1990 prices) - Exports (US$ millions) Refers to the voluntary transfer by the supplier (and thus excludes captured weapons and weapons obtained through defectors) of weapons with a military purpose destined for the armed forces, paramilitary forces or intelligence agencies of another country. These include major conventional weapons or systems in six categories: ships, aircraft, missiles, artillery, armoured vehicles and guidance and radar systems (excluded are trucks, services, ammunition, small arms, support items, components and component technology and towed or naval artillery under 100-millimetre calibre).
  • 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
  • Army > Troops prepared for deployed and sustained operation per million people: Troops prepared for deployed and sustained operation. Figures expressed per million people for the same year.
  • 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.
  • Army > Armoured vehicles: Armoured vehicle.
  • Arms > Exports > Constant 1990 US$: Arms transfers cover the supply of military weapons through sales, aid, gifts, and those made through manufacturing licenses. Data cover major conventional weapons such as aircraft, armored vehicles, artillery, radar systems, missiles, and ships designed for military use. Excluded are transfers of other military equipment such as small arms and light weapons, trucks, small artillery, ammunition, support equipment, technology transfers, and other services.
  • Exports > USD: Arms transfers cover the supply of military weapons through sales, aid, gifts, and those made through manufacturing licenses. Data cover major conventional weapons such as aircraft, armored vehicles, artillery, radar systems, missiles, and ships designed for military use. Excluded are transfers of other military equipment such as small arms and light weapons, trucks, small artillery, ammunition, support equipment, technology transfers, and other services."
  • Gulf War Coalition Forces per million: Number of troops who served on active duty in the Gulf War theater of operations between August 2, 1990, and June 13, 1991. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Conventional arms > Exports per capita: Conventional arms transfers (1990 prices) - Exports (US$ millions) Refers to the voluntary transfer by the supplier (and thus excludes captured weapons and weapons obtained through defectors) of weapons with a military purpose destined for the armed forces, paramilitary forces or intelligence agencies of another country. These include major conventional weapons or systems in six categories: ships, aircraft, missiles, artillery, armoured vehicles and guidance and radar systems (excluded are trucks, services, ammunition, small arms, support items, components and component technology and towed or naval artillery under 100-millimetre calibre). Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • 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 (€).
  • Army > Troops prepared for deployed operations per million people: Troops prepared for deployed operations. Figures expressed per million people for the same year.
  • Expenditures > Dollar figure > Per capita: Current military expenditures in US dollars; the figure is calculated by multiplying the estimated defense spending in percentage terms by the gross domestic product (GDP) calculated on an exchange rate basis not purchasing power parity (PPP) terms. Dollar figures for military expenditures should be treated with caution because of different price patterns and accounting methods among nations, as well as wide variations in the strength of their currencies Per capita figures expressed per 1 population.
  • Terrorism > 2002 Bali bombing deaths per million people: Amount of citizens from each country who were killed in the 2002 Bali bombings. In all, 202 people were killed. Figures expressed per million people for the same year.
  • Conventional arms imports: Conventional arms transfers (1990 prices) - Imports (US$ millions) Refers to the voluntary transfer by the supplier (and thus excludes captured weapons and weapons obtained through defectors) of weapons with a military purpose destined for the armed forces, paramilitary forces or intelligence agencies of another country. These include major conventional weapons or systems in six categories: ships, aircraft, missiles, artillery, armoured vehicles and guidance and radar systems (excluded are trucks, services, ammunition, small arms, support items, components and component technology and towed or naval artillery under 100-millimetre calibre).
  • Navy > United States navy deployments: Navy.

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  • Conventional arms > Exports > Per $ GDP: Conventional arms transfers (1990 prices) - Exports (US$ millions) Refers to the voluntary transfer by the supplier (and thus excludes captured weapons and weapons obtained through defectors) of weapons with a military purpose destined for the armed forces, paramilitary forces or intelligence agencies of another country. These include major conventional weapons or systems in six categories: ships, aircraft, missiles, artillery, armoured vehicles and guidance and radar systems (excluded are trucks, services, ammunition, small arms, support items, components and component technology and towed or naval artillery under 100-millimetre calibre). Per $ GDP figures expressed per 1,000 $ gross domestic product.
  • Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually > Males: This entry is derived from Military > Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually, which gives the number of males and females entering the military manpower pool (i.e., reaching age 16) in any given year and is a measure of the availability of military-age young adults.
  • Arms imports > Constant 1990 US$ per capita: Arms transfers cover the supply of military weapons through sales, aid, gifts, and those made through manufacturing licenses. Data cover major conventional weapons such as aircraft, armored vehicles, artillery, radar systems, missiles, and ships designed for military use. Excluded are transfers of other military equipment such as small arms and light weapons, trucks, small artillery, ammunition, support equipment, technology transfers, and other services. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Arms > Exports > Constant 1990 US$ > Per capita: Arms transfers cover the supply of military weapons through sales, aid, gifts, and those made through manufacturing licenses. Data cover major conventional weapons such as aircraft, armored vehicles, artillery, radar systems, missiles, and ships designed for military use. Excluded are transfers of other military equipment such as small arms and light weapons, trucks, small artillery, ammunition, support equipment, technology transfers, and other services. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Aid to Afghanistan > Total development aid > Estimates: Estimates of total development aid to Afghanistan over a four year period, in USD. Does not include charitable donations or other non-governmental donations. NOTE: The European Community is estimated to have given over $114 billion over the past four years. Other donations include the UN Development Programme pledging $7,268,507,000; Microsoft pledging $65,000,000; and $47,000,000.
  • United States marine deployments: USMC.

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  • Aid to Afghanistan > Gross disbursements as a percent of ODA: Percent of all gross disbursments of official development aid which goes to Afghanistan, 2003-2004. NOTE: The total percent to Afghanistan from all donor countries is 1.7%.
  • Manpower > Availability > Males age 15-49: The total numbers of males aged 15-49. This statistic assumes that every individual is fit to serve.
  • Arms imports > Constant 1990 US$ > Per capita: Arms transfers cover the supply of military weapons through sales, aid, gifts, and those made through manufacturing licenses. Data cover major conventional weapons such as aircraft, armored vehicles, artillery, radar systems, missiles, and ships designed for military use. Excluded are transfers of other military equipment such as small arms and light weapons, trucks, small artillery, ammunition, support equipment, technology transfers, and other services. Per capita figures expressed per 1 population.
  • Conventional arms imports per capita: Conventional arms transfers (1990 prices) - Imports (US$ millions) Refers to the voluntary transfer by the supplier (and thus excludes captured weapons and weapons obtained through defectors) of weapons with a military purpose destined for the armed forces, paramilitary forces or intelligence agencies of another country. These include major conventional weapons or systems in six categories: ships, aircraft, missiles, artillery, armoured vehicles and guidance and radar systems (excluded are trucks, services, ammunition, small arms, support items, components and component technology and towed or naval artillery under 100-millimetre calibre). Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Spending of GDP: Of GDP.
  • Commitment to Development Index (security): The Commitment to Development Index (CDI) ranks the world’s richest countries on their commitment to policies that benefit the poorer nations. The security component of the CDI considers military actions that affect developing countries, favoring three aspects of the security-development nexus: 1. Financial and personnel contributions to peacekeeping operations and forcible humanitarian interventions. 2. Deployment of naval fleets to platrol sea lanes. 3. Collaboration with international security regimes that promote non-proliferation, disarmament and international rule of law. Finally, the CDI penalizes some exports of arms to nations, especially ones that are undemocratic and spend heavily on the military.
  • Manpower reaching military age annually > Females: This entry is derived from Military > Manpower reaching military age annually, which gives the number of males and females entering the military manpower pool (i.e., reaching age 16) in any given year and is a measure of the availability of military-age young adults.
  • Manpower reaching military age annually > Females per thousand people: This entry is derived from Military > Manpower reaching military age annually, which gives the number of males and females entering the military manpower pool (i.e., reaching age 16) in any given year and is a measure of the availability of military-age young adults. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Manpower > Fit for military service > Males age 15-49: The number of males aged 15-49 fit for military service. This is a more refined measure of potential military manpower availability which tries to correct for the health situation in the country and reduces the maximum potential number to a more realistic estimate of the actual number fit to serve.
  • Manpower > Availability > Males age 15-49 per 1000: The total numbers of males aged 15-49. This statistic assumes that every individual is fit to serve. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Iraq pledges of reconstruction aid: Amount pledged by donor countries for reconstruction in Iraq, as of December 31, 2005. NOTES ON PLEDGES OF RECONSTRUCTION AID TABLE: The European Commission has pledged $518,119,988, which includes an additional January 2005 pledge of 200 million Euros (approximately $260 million), not yet formally committed to UNDG or World Bank Iraqi Trust Fund. Not incuded in this graph is $65,000,000 in additional pledges from Kuwait. "The World Bank, United Nations and CPA estimated Iraq will need $56 billion for reconstruction and stabilization efforts from 2004 to 2007, but that estimate is probably too low." -Brookings Institute. UPDATE ON 2003 MADRID CONFERENCE PLEDGES: Of the $13.5 billion pledged by donors other than the United States, $3.2 billion has been disbursed as of December 2005. The figure for the United States is derived from the IRRF 1 and 2. Status of the IRRF 2 as of January 6, 2006: $16.9 billion as been committed, and just over $10.1 billion has been expended.
  • Conventional arms imports > Per $ GDP: Conventional arms transfers (1990 prices) - Imports (US$ millions) Refers to the voluntary transfer by the supplier (and thus excludes captured weapons and weapons obtained through defectors) of weapons with a military purpose destined for the armed forces, paramilitary forces or intelligence agencies of another country. These include major conventional weapons or systems in six categories: ships, aircraft, missiles, artillery, armoured vehicles and guidance and radar systems (excluded are trucks, services, ammunition, small arms, support items, components and component technology and towed or naval artillery under 100-millimetre calibre). Per $ GDP figures expressed per 1,000 $ gross domestic product.
  • Iraq Coalition casualties per million: Number of military fatalities in Iraq since March 20th, 2003. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Conventional arms imports, % of GDP: Conventional arms transfers (1990 prices) - Imports (US$ millions) Refers to the voluntary transfer by the supplier (and thus excludes captured weapons and weapons obtained through defectors) of weapons with a military purpose destined for the armed forces, paramilitary forces or intelligence agencies of another country. These include major conventional weapons or systems in six categories: ships, aircraft, missiles, artillery, armoured vehicles and guidance and radar systems (excluded are trucks, services, ammunition, small arms, support items, components and component technology and towed or naval artillery under 100-millimetre calibre). Figures expressed as a proportion of GDP for the same year
  • 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."
  • 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.)
  • Iraq pledges of reconstruction aid, % of GDP: Amount pledged by donor countries for reconstruction in Iraq, as of December 31, 2005. NOTES ON PLEDGES OF RECONSTRUCTION AID TABLE: The European Commission has pledged $518,119,988, which includes an additional January 2005 pledge of 200 million Euros (approximately $260 million), not yet formally committed to UNDG or World Bank Iraqi Trust Fund. Not incuded in this graph is $65,000,000 in additional pledges from Kuwait. "The World Bank, United Nations and CPA estimated Iraq will need $56 billion for reconstruction and stabilization efforts from 2004 to 2007, but that estimate is probably too low." -Brookings Institute. UPDATE ON 2003 MADRID CONFERENCE PLEDGES: Of the $13.5 billion pledged by donors other than the United States, $3.2 billion has been disbursed as of December 2005. The figure for the United States is derived from the IRRF 1 and 2. Status of the IRRF 2 as of January 6, 2006: $16.9 billion as been committed, and just over $10.1 billion has been expended. Figures expressed as a proportion of GDP for the same year
  • Conventional arms > Exports, % of GDP: Conventional arms transfers (1990 prices) - Exports (US$ millions) Refers to the voluntary transfer by the supplier (and thus excludes captured weapons and weapons obtained through defectors) of weapons with a military purpose destined for the armed forces, paramilitary forces or intelligence agencies of another country. These include major conventional weapons or systems in six categories: ships, aircraft, missiles, artillery, armoured vehicles and guidance and radar systems (excluded are trucks, services, ammunition, small arms, support items, components and component technology and towed or naval artillery under 100-millimetre calibre). Figures expressed as a proportion of GDP for the same year
  • Manpower > Reaching military age annually > Males per 1000: The number of draft-age males and females entering the military manpower pool in any given year and is a measure of the availability of draft-age young adults. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Manpower > 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.)
  • Defence minister: Name of defence minister.
  • Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually > Females: This entry is derived from Military > Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually, which gives the number of males and females entering the military manpower pool (i.e., reaching age 16) in any given year and is a measure of the availability of military-age young adults.
  • Military expenditure > % of GDP: Military expenditures data from SIPRI are derived from the NATO definition, which includes all current and capital expenditures on the armed forces, including peacekeeping forces; defense ministries and other government agencies engaged in defense projects; paramilitary forces, if these are judged to be trained and equipped for military operations; and military space activities. Such expenditures include military and civil personnel, including retirement pensions of military personnel and social services for personnel; operation and maintenance; procurement; military research and development; and military aid (in the military expenditures of the donor country). Excluded are civil defense and current expenditures for previous military activities, such as for veterans' benefits, demobilisation, conversion, and destruction of weapons. This definition cannot be applied for all countries, however, since that would require much more detailed information than is available about what is included in military budgets and off-budget military expenditure items. (For example, military budgets might or might not cover civil defense, reserves and auxiliary forces, police and paramilitary forces, dual-purpose forces such as military and civilian police, military grants in kind, pensions for military personnel, and social security contributions paid by one part of government to another.)"
  • Aid to Afghanistan > Total development aid > Estimates > Per $ GDP: Estimates of total development aid to Afghanistan over a four year period, in USD. Does not include charitable donations or other non-governmental donations. NOTE: The European Community is estimated to have given over $114 billion over the past four years. Other donations include the UN Development Programme pledging $7,268,507,000; Microsoft pledging $65,000,000; and $47,000,000. Per $ GDP figures expressed per 10,000 $ gross domestic product.
  • Manpower > Reaching military age annually > Females per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Navy > Amphibious transport docks: Amphibious transport dock.

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  • 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.
  • Iraq pledges of reconstruction aid per capita: Amount pledged by donor countries for reconstruction in Iraq, as of December 31, 2005. NOTES ON PLEDGES OF RECONSTRUCTION AID TABLE: The European Commission has pledged $518,119,988, which includes an additional January 2005 pledge of 200 million Euros (approximately $260 million), not yet formally committed to UNDG or World Bank Iraqi Trust Fund. Not incuded in this graph is $65,000,000 in additional pledges from Kuwait. "The World Bank, United Nations and CPA estimated Iraq will need $56 billion for reconstruction and stabilization efforts from 2004 to 2007, but that estimate is probably too low." -Brookings Institute. UPDATE ON 2003 MADRID CONFERENCE PLEDGES: Of the $13.5 billion pledged by donors other than the United States, $3.2 billion has been disbursed as of December 2005. The figure for the United States is derived from the IRRF 1 and 2. Status of the IRRF 2 as of January 6, 2006: $16.9 billion as been committed, and just over $10.1 billion has been expended. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • 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 $47,000,000. Figures expressed as a proportion of GDP for the same year
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  • Manpower > Fit for military service > Males per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
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  • Iraq Coalition casualties: Number of military fatalities in Iraq since March 20th, 2003.
  • Arms > Exports > Constant 1990 US$ 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 > Fit for military service > Females per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • United States military deployments (total): Total.

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  • Manpower > Availability > Females per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Manpower > Availability > Males per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • 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.
  • Expenditures > Dollar figure, % of GDP: Current military expenditures in US dollars; the figure is calculated by multiplying the estimated defense spending in percentage terms by the gross domestic product (GDP) calculated on an exchange rate basis not purchasing power parity (PPP) terms. Dollar figures for military expenditures should be treated with caution because of different price patterns and accounting methods among nations, as well as wide variations in the strength of their currencies. Figures expressed as a proportion of GDP for the same year
  • Manpower 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.
  • Iraq pledges of reconstruction aid > Per $ GDP: Amount pledged by donor countries for reconstruction in Iraq, as of December 31, 2005. NOTES ON PLEDGES OF RECONSTRUCTION AID TABLE: The European Commission has pledged $518,119,988, which includes an additional January 2005 pledge of 200 million Euros (approximately $260 million), not yet formally committed to UNDG or World Bank Iraqi Trust Fund. Not incuded in this graph is $65,000,000 in additional pledges from Kuwait. "The World Bank, United Nations and CPA estimated Iraq will need $56 billion for reconstruction and stabilization efforts from 2004 to 2007, but that estimate is probably too low." -Brookings Institute. UPDATE ON 2003 MADRID CONFERENCE PLEDGES: Of the $13.5 billion pledged by donors other than the United States, $3.2 billion has been disbursed as of December 2005. The figure for the United States is derived from the IRRF 1 and 2. Status of the IRRF 2 as of January 6, 2006: $16.9 billion as been committed, and just over $10.1 billion has been expended. Per $ GDP figures expressed per 100,000 $ gross domestic product.
STAT Netherlands United Kingdom HISTORY
Air force > Combat aircraft 113
Ranked 10th.
222
Ranked 8th. 96% more than Netherlands
Army > Attack helicopters 29
Ranked 6th.
66
Ranked 1st. 2 times more than Netherlands

Army > Main battle tanks 144
Ranked 11th.
227
Ranked 8th. 58% more than Netherlands

Battle-related deaths > Number of people 2
Ranked 37th.
29
Ranked 29th. 15 times more than Netherlands

Budget 12.6 US$ BN
Ranked 7th.
62.7 US$ BN
Ranked 2nd. 5 times more than Netherlands
Global Peace Index 1.51
Ranked 16th.
1.79
Ranked 8th. 19% more than Netherlands

Military service age and obligation 17 years of age for an all-volunteer force 16-33 years of age (officers 17-28) for voluntary military service (with parental consent under 18); no conscription; women serve in military services, but are excluded from ground combat positions and some naval postings; as of October 2009, women comprised 12.1% of officers and 9% of enlisted personnel in the regular forces; must be citizen of the UK, Commonwealth, or Republic of Ireland; reservists serve a minimum of 3 years, to age 45 or 55; 17 years 6 months of age for voluntary military service by Nepalese citizens in the Brigade of Gurkhas; 16-34 years of age for voluntary military service by Papua New Guinean citizens
Navy > Aircraft carriers 0.0
Ranked 11th.
1
Ranked 4th.
Navy > Corvette warships 4
Ranked 6th. The same as United Kingdom
4
Ranked 5th.
Navy > Nuclear submarines 0.0
Ranked 8th.
11
Ranked 2nd.
Navy > Submarines 4
Ranked 7th.
0.0
Ranked 9th.
Paramilitary personnel 3,000
Ranked 1st.
0.0
Ranked 128th.
Personnel > Per capita 3.68 per 1,000 people
Ranked 91st. 2% more than United Kingdom
3.6 per 1,000 people
Ranked 93th.

Service age and obligation 20 years of age for an all-volunteer force 16-33 years of age (officers 17-28) for voluntary military service (with parental consent under 18); women serve in military services, but are excluded from ground combat positions and some naval postings; must be citizen of the UK, Commonwealth, or Republic of Ireland; reservists serve a minimum of 3 years, to age 45 or 55; 16 years of age for voluntary military service by Nepalese citizens in the Brigade of the Gurkhas; 16-34 years of age for voluntary military service by Papua New Guinean citizens
War deaths 0.0
Ranked 185th.
0.0
Ranked 125th.

Armed forces personnel 52,000
Ranked 66th.
212,000
Ranked 23th. 4 times more than Netherlands
Military expenditures 1.6% of GDP
Ranked 21st.
2.5% of GDP
Ranked 20th. 56% more than Netherlands
Military branches Royal Netherlands Army, Royal Netherlands Navy (includes Naval Air Service and Marine Corps), Royal Netherlands Air Force (Koninklijke Luchtmacht, KLu), Royal Military Police Army, Royal Navy (includes Royal Marines), Royal Air Force
Active military personnel 44,655
Ranked 9th.
185,690
Ranked 3rd. 4 times more than Netherlands
Expenditures > Percent of GDP 1.6%
Ranked 94th.
2.4%
Ranked 57th. 50% more than Netherlands

Manpower fit for military service > Males age 16-49 None None
Armed forces personnel > Total 47,000
Ranked 71st.
160,000
Ranked 36th. 3 times more than Netherlands

Personnel 60,000
Ranked 67th.
217,000
Ranked 28th. 4 times more than Netherlands

Navy > Frigates 6
Ranked 6th.
13
Ranked 3rd. 2 times more than Netherlands
Navy > Destroyers 0.0
Ranked 10th.
6
Ranked 1st.
Navy > Cruisers 0.0
Ranked 8th.
0.0
Ranked 6th.
Expenditures > Dollar figure per capita $577.82
Ranked 6th.
$719.14
Ranked 7th. 24% more than Netherlands

Branches Royal Netherlands Army, Royal Netherlands Navy (includes Naval Air Service and Marine Corps), Royal Netherlands Air Force (Koninklijke Luchtmacht, KLu), Royal Military Police Army, Royal Navy (includes Royal Marines), Royal Air Force
Battle-related deaths > Number of people per million 0.134
Ranked 37th.
0.496
Ranked 30th. 4 times more than Netherlands

Navy > Amphibious warfare ships 3
Ranked 7th.
7
Ranked 3rd. 2 times more than Netherlands
Active military personnel per thousand people 2.66
Ranked 15th.
2.94
Ranked 11th. 10% more than Netherlands
Military expenditure > Current LCU 8.74 billion
Ranked 67th.
37.78 billion
Ranked 43th. 4 times more than Netherlands

Highest military decorations > Name Military William Order The Victoria Cross
Air force > Aircraft carriers > Total 1
Ranked 15th.
41
Ranked 2nd. 41 times more than Netherlands
Navy > Patrol boats 3
Ranked 11th.
6
Ranked 7th. Twice as much as Netherlands
Navy > Attack subs 4
Ranked 7th.
7
Ranked 2nd. 75% more than Netherlands
Manpower reaching military age annually > Males 103,462
Ranked 79th.
383,989
Ranked 30th. 4 times more than Netherlands

Gulf War Coalition Forces 600
Ranked 17th.
45,400
Ranked 3rd. 76 times more than Netherlands
NATO > NATO reserves provided 57,200
Ranked 15th.
187,130
Ranked 10th. 3 times more than Netherlands
Expenditures > Dollar figure $9.41 billion
Ranked 5th.
$42.84 billion
Ranked 3rd. 5 times more than Netherlands

Armed forces personnel per 1000 3.27
Ranked 91st.
3.6
Ranked 89th. 10% more than Netherlands
Army > Self-propelled guns 18
Ranked 14th.
89
Ranked 9th. 5 times more than Netherlands
Manpower > Reaching military age annually > Males 105,735
Ranked 76th.
400,927
Ranked 28th. 4 times more than Netherlands
Army > United States army deployments 127
Ranked 13th.
242
Ranked 9th. 91% more than Netherlands
Manpower available for military service > Males age 16-49 None None
Personnel per 1000 3.68
Ranked 92nd. 2% more than United Kingdom
3.6
Ranked 94th.

Expenditure > Current LCU 7957000000 31358000000
Army > Mortars 550
Ranked 10th.
2,370
Ranked 2nd. 4 times more than Netherlands
Army > Troops prepared for deployed operations 16,853
Ranked 5th.
68,400
Ranked 2nd. 4 times more than Netherlands
Nuclear weapons > Non-Proliferation treaty sign date 20 Aug 1968 (L, M, W) 1 Jul 1968 (L, M, W)
Army > Troops prepared for deployed and sustained operation 5,050
Ranked 4th.
19,000
Ranked 2nd. 4 times more than Netherlands
Conscription No <a href=/graph-T/mil_con>conscription</a> (FWCC). No <a href=/graph-T/mil_con>conscription</a> (WRI).
Air force > United States air force deployments 209
Ranked 12th.
8,926
Ranked 3rd. 43 times more than Netherlands
Armed forces growth -51%
Ranked 116th. 42% more than United Kingdom
-36%
Ranked 106th.
Imports > USD 152 million
Ranked 32nd.
590 million
Ranked 12th. 4 times more than Netherlands

Arms imports > Constant 1990 US$ 129 million constant 1990 US$
Ranked 34th. 37% more than United Kingdom
94 million constant 1990 US$
Ranked 40th.

NATO > Current members > Date April 4 1949 April 4 1949
Expenditures 1.6% of GDP
Ranked 46th.
2.4% of GDP
Ranked 29th. 50% more than Netherlands
Military expenditures > Percent of GDP 1.6% of GDP
Ranked 41st.
2.7% of GDP
Ranked 23th. 69% more than Netherlands
Conventional arms > Exports $211.00 million
Ranked 10th.
$985.00 million
Ranked 4th. 5 times more than Netherlands
Expenditures > Dollar figure > Per $ GDP $15.51 per 1,000 $ of GDP
Ranked 44th.
$23.72 per 1,000 $ of GDP
Ranked 34th. 53% more than Netherlands

Army > Troops prepared for deployed and sustained operation per million people 301.17
Ranked 2nd. About the same as United Kingdom
300.5
Ranked 3rd.
Terrorism > 2002 Bali bombing deaths 4
Ranked 8th.
27
Ranked 3rd. 7 times more than Netherlands
Manpower fit for military service > Females age 16-49 None 11779679
Army > Armoured vehicles 1,346
Ranked 11th.
6,642
Ranked 2nd. 5 times more than Netherlands
Arms > Exports > Constant 1990 US$ 840 million constant 1990 US$
Ranked 5th. 6% more than United Kingdom
791 million constant 1990 US$
Ranked 7th.

Exports > USD 554 million
Ranked 7th.
1.07 billion
Ranked 5th. 94% more than Netherlands

Gulf War Coalition Forces per million 39.81
Ranked 19th.
790.6
Ranked 8th. 20 times more than Netherlands
Conventional arms > Exports per capita $14.11
Ranked 12th.
$17.21
Ranked 11th. 22% more than Netherlands
Manpower reaching military age annually > Males per thousand people 6.17
Ranked 178th. 2% more than United Kingdom
6.07
Ranked 183th.

Military spending (euros) \u20ac8,156,000,000 \u20ac43,696,000,000
Army > Troops prepared for deployed operations per million people 1,005.09
Ranked 4th.
1,081.81
Ranked 3rd. 8% more than Netherlands
Expenditures > Dollar figure > Per capita $577.83 per capita
Ranked 6th.
$718.95 per capita
Ranked 7th. 24% more than Netherlands

Terrorism > 2002 Bali bombing deaths per million people 0.248
Ranked 8th.
0.455
Ranked 5th. 84% more than Netherlands
Conventional arms imports $183.00 million
Ranked 29th. 7% more than United Kingdom
$171.00 million
Ranked 30th.
Navy > United States navy deployments 24
Ranked 17th.
314
Ranked 10th. 13 times more than Netherlands
Manpower > Availability > Males 3.95 million
Ranked 61st.
14.73 million
Ranked 20th. 4 times more than Netherlands

Conventional arms > Exports > Per $ GDP 0.439 per $1,000
Ranked 16th.
0.553 per $1,000
Ranked 13th. 26% more than Netherlands
Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty > Signatures and Ratifications > Signature 24 SEP 1996 24 SEP 1996
Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually > Males 103,462
Ranked 79th.
383,989
Ranked 30th. 4 times more than Netherlands
Manpower available for military service > Females age 16-49 None 14307316
Arms imports > Constant 1990 US$ per capita 7.9 constant 1990 US$
Ranked 30th. 5 times more than United Kingdom
1.56 constant 1990 US$
Ranked 52nd.

Arms > Exports > Constant 1990 US$ > Per capita 51,471.06 constant 1990 US$ per 1
Ranked 2nd. 4 times more than United Kingdom
13,133.75 constant 1990 US$ per 1
Ranked 10th.

Aid to Afghanistan > Total development aid > Estimates $15.12 billion
Ranked 7th.
$36.47 billion
Ranked 3rd. 2 times more than Netherlands
United States marine deployments 5
Ranked 16th.
19
Ranked 11th. 4 times more than Netherlands
Manpower > Availability > Females 3.85 million
Ranked 57th.
14.13 million
Ranked 20th. 4 times more than Netherlands

Manpower > Fit for military service > Males 3.23 million
Ranked 56th.
12.12 million
Ranked 19th. 4 times more than Netherlands

Aid to Afghanistan > Gross disbursements as a percent of ODA 1.9%
Ranked 9th.
2.2%
Ranked 6th. 16% more than Netherlands
Manpower > Availability > Males age 15-49 4.07 million
Ranked 58th.
14.88 million
Ranked 20th. 4 times more than Netherlands

Arms imports > Constant 1990 US$ > Per capita 7.9 constant 1990 US$ per c
Ranked 30th. 5 times more than United Kingdom
1.56 constant 1990 US$ per c
Ranked 52nd.

Conventional arms imports per capita $12.24
Ranked 21st. 4 times more than United Kingdom
$2.99
Ranked 47th.
Spending of GDP 1.35%
Ranked 10th.
2.3%
Ranked 1st. 70% more than Netherlands
Commitment to Development Index (security) 3.2
Ranked 24th.
5.4
Ranked 11th. 69% more than Netherlands
Manpower reaching military age annually > Females 98,383
Ranked 80th.
365,491
Ranked 31st. 4 times more than Netherlands
Manpower reaching military age annually > Females per thousand people 5.92
Ranked 182nd. 1% more than United Kingdom
5.87
Ranked 184th.
Manpower > Fit for military service > Females 3.15 million
Ranked 55th.
11.62 million
Ranked 19th. 4 times more than Netherlands

Manpower > Fit for military service > Males age 15-49 3.54 million
Ranked 49th.
12.35 million
Ranked 15th. 3 times more than Netherlands

Manpower > Availability > Males age 15-49 per 1000 249.51
Ranked 84th. 1% more than United Kingdom
247.04
Ranked 91st.

Iraq pledges of reconstruction aid $9.42 million
Ranked 21st.
$452.33 million
Ranked 5th. 48 times more than Netherlands
Conventional arms imports > Per $ GDP 0.38 per $1,000
Ranked 42nd. 4 times more than United Kingdom
0.096 per $1,000
Ranked 70th.
Iraq Coalition casualties per million 0.123
Ranked 13th.
1.9
Ranked 2nd. 15 times more than Netherlands
Conventional arms imports, % of GDP 0.0621%
Ranked 55th. 4 times more than United Kingdom
0.0168%
Ranked 74th.
Armed forces personnel > % of total labor force 0.53%
Ranked 109th. 4% more than United Kingdom
0.51%
Ranked 114th.

Expenditure > % of GDP 1.59%
Ranked 58th.
2.59%
Ranked 26th. 63% more than Netherlands

Iraq pledges of reconstruction aid, % of GDP 0.0012%
Ranked 30th.
0.016%
Ranked 8th. 13 times more than Netherlands
Manpower > Reaching military age annually > Females 100,747
Ranked 77th.
383,593
Ranked 27th. 4 times more than Netherlands
Conventional arms > Exports, % of GDP 0.0716%
Ranked 16th.
0.0966%
Ranked 13th. 35% more than Netherlands
Manpower > Reaching military age annually > Males per 1000 6.43
Ranked 169th.
6.53
Ranked 165th. 2% more than Netherlands
Manpower > Fit for military service > Males age 15-49 > Per capita 0.217 per capita
Ranked 19th. 5% more than United Kingdom
0.207 per capita
Ranked 40th.

Manpower > Reaching military age annually > Females > Per capita 6.05 per 1,000 people
Ranked 191st.
6.29 per 1,000 people
Ranked 185th. 4% more than Netherlands
Manpower > Availability > Males age 15-49 > Per capita 0.25 per capita
Ranked 108th. The same as United Kingdom
0.25 per capita
Ranked 106th.

Manpower > Reaching military age annually > Males > Per capita 6.35 per 1,000 people
Ranked 193th.
6.58 per 1,000 people
Ranked 184th. 4% more than Netherlands
Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually > Males per thousand people 6.16
Ranked 182nd. 2% more than United Kingdom
6.06
Ranked 184th.
Expenditure > % of central government expenditure 3.96%
Ranked 50th.
6.31%
Ranked 27th. 59% more than Netherlands

Defence minister Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert Secretary of State for Defence Philip Hammond
Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually > Females 98,383
Ranked 80th.
365,491
Ranked 31st. 4 times more than Netherlands
Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually > Female 98383 365491
Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually > Male 103462 383989
Military expenditure > % of GDP 1.53%
Ranked 63th.
2.71%
Ranked 30th. 77% more than Netherlands

Aid to Afghanistan > Total development aid > Estimates > Per $ GDP $261.87 per $10,000 of GDP
Ranked 5th. 54% more than United Kingdom
$170.34 per $10,000 of GDP
Ranked 8th.
Manpower > Reaching military age annually > Females per 1000 6.13
Ranked 171st.
6.25
Ranked 166th. 2% more than Netherlands
Navy > Amphibious transport docks 2
Ranked 3rd.
5
Ranked 1st. 3 times more than Netherlands
Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty > Signatures and Ratifications > Ratification 23 MAR 1999 06 APR 1998
Personnel > % of total labor force 0.7%
Ranked 104th.
0.71%
Ranked 101st. 1% more than Netherlands

Iraq pledges of reconstruction aid per capita $0.58
Ranked 25th.
$7.42
Ranked 8th. 13 times more than Netherlands
Aid to Afghanistan > Total development aid > Estimates, % of GDP 2.23%
Ranked 5th. 50% more than United Kingdom
1.49%
Ranked 8th.
Navy > Anti-mine ships 6
Ranked 7th.
15
Ranked 2nd. 3 times more than Netherlands
Manpower > Fit for military service > Males per 1000 196.63
Ranked 81st.
197.44
Ranked 78th. About the same as Netherlands

Manpower > Fit for military service > Males age 15-49 per 1000 216.7
Ranked 14th. 6% more than United Kingdom
205.13
Ranked 36th.

Iraq Coalition casualties 2
Ranked 15th.
113
Ranked 2nd. 57 times more than Netherlands
Arms > Exports > Constant 1990 US$ per capita 51.47 constant 1990 US$
Ranked 2nd. 4 times more than United Kingdom
13.13 constant 1990 US$
Ranked 10th.

Manpower > Fit for military service > Females per 1000 191.59
Ranked 86th. 1% more than United Kingdom
189.22
Ranked 90th.

United States military deployments (total) 365
Ranked 18th.
9,501
Ranked 7th. 26 times more than Netherlands
Manpower > Availability > Females per 1000 234.15
Ranked 97th. 2% more than United Kingdom
230.08
Ranked 107th.

Manpower > Availability > Males per 1000 240.24
Ranked 112th. About the same as United Kingdom
239.92
Ranked 114th.

Aid to Afghanistan > Total development aid > Estimates per capita $924.80
Ranked 5th. 54% more than United Kingdom
$601.81
Ranked 8th.
Expenditures > Dollar figure, % of GDP 1.54%
Ranked 42nd.
2.31%
Ranked 31st. 50% more than Netherlands

Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually > Females per thousand people 5.92
Ranked 180th. 1% more than United Kingdom
5.87
Ranked 182nd.
Iraq pledges of reconstruction aid > Per $ GDP $1.63 per $100,000 of GDP
Ranked 31st.
$21.13 per $100,000 of GDP
Ranked 9th. 13 times more than Netherlands

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