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Military > Manpower > Fit for military service > Males age 15-49: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: 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.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 China 206 million 2005
2 India 169 million 2005
South Asia average (profile) 43.85 million 2005
3 Indonesia 38.29 million 2005
4 Brazil 34.35 million 2005
5 Japan 25.41 million 2005
Emerging markets average (profile) 24.8 million 2005
6 Russia 24 million 2005
7 Pakistan 23.33 million 2005
8 Bangladesh 22.81 million 2005
Non-religious countries average (profile) 22.57 million 2005
9 Mexico 20.12 million 2005
South and Central Asia average (profile) 18.44 million 2005
10 Nigeria 18.26 million 2005
11 Germany 17.4 million 2005
12 Philippines 15.43 million 2005
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 14.46 million 2005
13 Vietnam 14.37 million 2005
Religious countries average (profile) 13.88 million 2005
14 Egypt 12.87 million 2005
15 United Kingdom 12.35 million 2005
16 Italy 12.35 million 2005
17 Iran 12.09 million 2005
18 France 12.08 million 2005
19 Turkey 11.8 million 2005
20 Thailand 10.72 million 2005
21 Ukraine 9.6 million 2005
22 South Korea 8.99 million 2005
Cold countries average (profile) 8.69 million 2005
23 Spain 8.39 million 2005
24 Poland 8.08 million 2005
25 Ethiopia 8.04 million 2005
26 Argentina 7.94 million 2005
27 Colombia 7.4 million 2005
Former British colonies average (profile) 7.22 million 2005
28 South Africa 7.21 million 2005
29 Canada 7.16 million 2005
30 Burma 6.57 million 2005
31 Democratic Republic of the Congo 6.27 million 2005
32 Algeria 5.65 million 2005
33 Uzbekistan 5.64 million 2005
34 Sudan 5.56 million 2005
35 Morocco 5.41 million 2005
36 Peru 5.05 million 2005
37 Taiwan 5.02 million 2005
38 Kenya 5.02 million 2005
39 Romania 4.97 million 2005
40 Tanzania 4.91 million 2005
41 Venezuela 4.87 million 2005
High income OECD countries average (profile) 4.81 million 2005
failed states average (profile) 4.81 million 2005
OPEC countries average (profile) 4.65 million 2005
Muslim countries average (profile) 4.49 million 2005
42 Australia 4.34 million 2005
NATO countries average (profile) 4.32 million 2005
43 Sri Lanka 4.17 million 2005
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 3.95 million 2005
44 Afghanistan 3.84 million 2005
Europe average (profile) 3.76 million 2005
Eastern Europe average (profile) 3.7 million 2005
45 Malaysia 3.67 million 2005
Eurozone average (profile) 3.67 million 2005
46 Kazakhstan 3.66 million 2005
47 North Korea 3.65 million 2005
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 3.63 million 2005
European Union average (profile) 3.63 million 2005
48 Iraq 3.54 million 2005
49 Netherlands 3.54 million 2005
50 Nepal 3.47 million 2005
51 Saudi Arabia 3.43 million 2005
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 3.07 million 2005
52 Chile 3.07 million 2005
53 Uganda 2.97 million 2005
54 Ghana 2.91 million 2005
55 Syria 2.63 million 2005
56 Yemen 2.49 million 2005
57 Ecuador 2.4 million 2005
58 Mozambique 2.37 million 2005
59 Madagascar 2.3 million 2005
60 Guatemala 2.17 million 2005
61 Belarus 2.16 million 2005
62 Cote d'Ivoire 2.11 million 2005
Former French colonies average (profile) 2.1 million 2005
63 Serbia and Montenegro 2.08 million 2005
64 Belgium 2.06 million 2005
65 Hungary 2.03 million 2005
66 Greece 2.03 million 2005
67 Portugal 2.02 million 2005
68 Zimbabwe 2 million 2005
69 Czech Republic 2 million 2005
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 1.98 million 2005
70 Cameroon 1.93 million 2005
71 Cuba 1.92 million 2005
72 Cambodia 1.83 million 2005
73 Sweden 1.8 million 2005
74 Azerbaijan 1.73 million 2005
75 Austria 1.73 million 2005
76 Tunisia 1.63 million 2005
77 Switzerland 1.55 million 2005
78 Bulgaria 1.55 million 2005
79 Hong Kong 1.52 million 2005
80 Burkina Faso 1.51 million 2005
81 Dominican Republic 1.45 million 2005
82 Mali 1.4 million 2005
83 Tajikistan 1.4 million 2005
84 Bolivia 1.38 million 2005
85 Malawi 1.35 million 2005
86 Angola 1.29 million 2005
87 Niger 1.29 million 2005
88 Zambia 1.28 million 2005
89 Israel 1.28 million 2005
90 Senegal 1.26 million 2005
91 Slovakia 1.14 million 2005
92 Jordan 1.11 million 2005
93 Denmark 1.09 million 2005
94 Somalia 1.07 million 2005
95 Paraguay 1.06 million 2005
96 Guinea 1.04 million 2005
97 Georgia 1.03 million 2005
98 Kyrgyzstan 1.03 million 2005
99 Finland 1.02 million 2005
100 Chad 1.02 million 2005
101 Singapore 1.01 million 2005
102 Turkmenistan 1.01 million 2005
103 Rwanda 982,909 2005
104 El Salvador 973,884 2005
105 Honduras 948,957 2005
106 Haiti 944,474 2005
107 Moldova 936,629 2005
108 Libya 914,649 2005
109 Norway 910,628 2005
110 Bosnia and Herzegovina 897,856 2005
111 New Zealand 859,505 2005
112 Croatia 856,946 2005
113 Nicaragua 825,906 2005
114 Ireland 821,378 2005
115 Benin 805,603 2005
116 Laos 759,499 2005
117 Papua New Guinea 757,421 2005
118 Albania 742,837 2005
119 Lithuania 735,536 2005
120 Armenia 727,770 2005
121 Burundi 723,516 2005
122 Costa Rica 722,043 2005
123 Uruguay 672,030 2005
124 Togo 666,132 2005
125 Lebanon 630,657 2005
126 Sierra Leone 596,617 2005
127 Panama 544,967 2005
128 Jamaica 528,689 2005
129 Mongolia 516,502 2005
130 Kuwait 508,399 2005
131 Latvia 465,788 2005
132 Central African Republic 449,466 2005
133 Republic of Macedonia 446,726 2005
134 Oman 438,326 2005
135 United Arab Emirates 416,963 2005
136 Slovenia 413,453 2005
137 Liberia 396,725 2005
138 Congo, Republic of the 381,556 2005
139 Mauritania 322,288 2005
140 Bhutan 283,493 2005
141 Estonia 283,278 2005
142 Namibia 274,015 2005
143 Lesotho 250,560 2005
144 Trinidad and Tobago 233,488 2005
145 Botswana 201,402 2005
146 Guinea-Bissau 181,318 2005
147 Mauritius 171,556 2005
148 The Gambia 170,904 2005
149 Qatar 168,416 2005
150 Swaziland 165,005 2005
151 Gabon 158,226 2005
152 Guyana 156,174 2005
153 Cyprus 138,336 2005
154 Fiji 129,432 2005
155 Bahrain 121,739 2005
156 Reunion 101,116 2005
157 Luxembourg 93,994 2005
158 Comoros 89,090 2005
159 Malta 79,080 2005
160 Suriname 72,039 2005
161 Macau 71,826 2005
162 Brunei 63,966 2005
163 Djibouti 63,459 2005
164 Iceland 62,552 2005
165 Equatorial Guinea 59,110 2005
166 Cape Verde 53,842 2005
167 Barbados 53,282 2005
168 Maldives 43,386 2005
169 Belize 39,337 2005
170 French Guiana 33,345 2005
171 Netherlands Antilles 30,840 2005
172 Sao Tome and Principe 19,443 2005
173 Seychelles 11,639 2005
174 Nauru 1,762 2005

Citation

"Countries Compared by Military > Manpower > Fit for military service > Males age 15-49. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Military/Manpower/Fit-for-military-service/Males-age-15--49

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