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Armed forces growth -83 [132nd of 132]
Armed forces personnel 0 [164th of 166]
Armed forces personnel (per capita) 0 per 1,000 people [163rd of 166]
Arms imports > constant 1990 US$ 1,000,000 constant 1990 US$ [93rd of 100]
Arms imports > constant 1990 US$ (per capita) 14.525 constant 1990 US$ per c [50th of 170]

Branches
Seychelles Defense Force: Army, Coast Guard (includes Naval Wing, Air Wing), National Guard

Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty > Signatures and Ratifications > Ratification 13 APR 2004
Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty > Signatures and Ratifications > Signature 24 SEP 1996
Conscription
Conscription exists (FWCC).
expenditure > % of central government expenditure 3.74 % [53rd of 88]
expenditure > % of GDP 1.81 % [46th of 145]
expenditure > current LCU 69000000
Expenditures 2 % of GDP [41st of 87]
Expenditures > Dollar figure $12,300,000.00 [78th of 111]
Expenditures > Dollar figure (per $ GDP) $17.58 per 1,000 $ of GDP [37th of 111]
Expenditures > Dollar figure (per capita) $147.05 per capita [14th of 111]
Expenditures > Percent of GDP 2% [45th of 154]
Manpower > Availability > Females 24,424 [160th of 162]
Manpower > Availability > Males 23,598 [187th of 210]
Manpower > Availability > Males age 15-49 23,444 [174th of 175]
Manpower > Availability > Males age 15-49 23,661 [174th of 175]
Manpower > Availability > Males age 15-49 (per capita) 0.283 per capita [30th of 175]
Manpower > Availability > Males age 15-49 (per capita) 288.762 per 1,000 people [14th of 174]
Manpower > Fit for military service > Females 20,436 [160th of 162]
Manpower > Fit for military service > Males 17,942 [185th of 210]
Manpower > Fit for military service > Males age 15-49 11,712 [172nd of 174]
Manpower > Fit for military service > Males age 15-49 11,639 [173rd of 174]
Manpower > Fit for military service > Males age 15-49 (per capita) 0.14 per capita [125th of 174]
Manpower > Fit for military service > Males age 15-49 (per capita) 143.359 per 1,000 people [114th of 173]
Manpower > Reaching military age annually > Females 750 [195th of 226]
Manpower > Reaching military age annually > Females (per capita) 9.119 per 1,000 people [121st of 225]
Manpower > Reaching military age annually > Males 770 [195th of 226]
Manpower > Reaching military age annually > Males (per capita) 9.362 per 1,000 people [122nd of 225]
Manpower available for military service > Females age 18-49 22,459 [118th of 120]
Manpower available for military service > Females age 18-49 (per capita) 0.274 per capita [1st of 120]
Manpower available for military service > Males age 18-49 21,612 [145th of 164]
Manpower available for military service > Males age 18-49 (per capita) 0.264 per capita [17th of 164]
Manpower fit for military service > Females age 18-49 18,777 [117th of 119]
Manpower fit for military service > Females age 18-49 (per capita) 0.229 per capita [1st of 119]
Manpower fit for military service > Males age 18-49 16,122 [142nd of 161]
Manpower fit for military service > Males age 18-49 (per capita) 0.197 per capita [26th of 161]
personnel 450 [160th of 170]
personnel (per capita) 5.326 per 1,000 people [69th of 171]
Service age and obligation
18 years of age for voluntary military service (younger with parental consent); no conscription
US military exports $133.00 thousand [88th of 109]
US military exports (per capita) $1.64 thousand per 1,000 peopl [24th of 109]


SOURCES
calculated on the basis of data on armed forces from IISS (International Institute for Strategic Studies). 2001. The Military Balance 2001-2002. Oxford: Oxford University Press; IISS (International Institute for Strategic Studies). 2001. The Military Balance 2001-2002. Oxford: Oxford University Press; World Development Indicators database; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; Wikipedia: Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty ; Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Geneva, Switzerland, 1997. Data collected from the nations concerned, unless otherwise indicated. Acronyms: Amnesty International (AI); European Council of Conscripts Organizations (ECCO); Friends World Committee for Consultation (FWCC); International Helsinki Federation for Human Rights (IHFHR); National Interreligious Service Board for Conscientious Objectors (NISBCO); Service, Peace and Justice in Latin America (SERPAJ); War Resisters International (WRI); World Council of Churches (WCC); CIA World Factbook, 28 July 2005; CIA World Factbook, 14 June, 2007 ; Study by David Lochhead and James Morrell; available from the Center for International Policy

ALTERNATIVE NAMES
Seychelles, Republic of Seychelles

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