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Cook Islands

Cook Islands Military Stats

Definitions

  • Branches: The names of the ground, naval, air, marine, and other defense or security forces
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Military branches: This entry lists the service branches subordinate to defense ministries or the equivalent (typically ground, naval, air, and marine forces).
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Branches no regular military forces; National Police Department 2008
Manpower > Reaching military age annually > Males 157 2008 217th out of 224
Manpower fit for military service > Males age 16-49 2013 219th out of 225
Manpower reaching military age annually > Males 127 2012 217th out of 224
Military branches no regular military forces; National Police Department 2009

SOURCES: All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011; CIA World Factbooks 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

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