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Air force officer ranks > Generals/Marshals/Air Officers > OF-6 Air Commodore
Air force officer ranks > Generals/Marshals/Air Officers > OF-7 Air Vice-Marshal
Air force officer ranks > Generals/Marshals/Air Officers > OF-8 Air Marshal
Air force officer ranks > Other officers > OF-2 Flight Lieutenant
Air force officer ranks > Other officers > OF-3 Squadron Leader
Air force officer ranks > Other officers > OF-4
Wing Commander
Air force officer ranks > Other officers > OF-5 Group Captain
Air force personnel 1,000 [45th of 49]
Air force personnel (per capita) 0.005 per 100 population [45th of 49]
Armed forces growth -54 [120th of 132]
Armed forces personnel 7,000 [122nd of 166]
Armed forces personnel (per capita) 0.318965 per 1,000 people [146th of 166]
Arms imports > constant 1990 US$ 27,000,000 constant 1990 US$ [56th of 100]
Arms imports > constant 1990 US$ (per capita) 1.246 constant 1990 US$ per c [73rd of 170]
Army personnel 7,000 [47th of 49]
Army personnel (per capita) 0.318965 per 1,000 people [48th of 49]
Branches
Ghanaian Army, Ghanaian Navy, Ghanaian Air Force
Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty > Signatures and Ratifications > Signature 03 OCT 1996
Conscription
No conscription (FWCC).
Conventional arms imports $27,000,000.00 [54th of 85]
Conventional arms imports (per $ GDP) 0.559 per $1,000 [33rd of 85]
Conventional arms imports (per capita) 1.23 per 1 population [64th of 85]
expenditure > % of central government expenditure 3.81 % [70th of 88]
expenditure > % of GDP 0.75 % [101st of 145]
expenditure > current LCU 726111000000
Expenditures 0.8 % of GDP [69th of 87]
Expenditures > Dollar figure $49,200,000.00 [58th of 111]
Expenditures > Dollar figure (per $ GDP) $5.55 per 1,000 $ of GDP [77th of 111]
Expenditures > Dollar figure (per capita) $2.27 per capita [78th of 111]
Expenditures > Percent of GDP 0.8% [80th of 154]
Manpower > Availability > Females 5,729,939 [46th of 162]
Manpower > Availability > Males 5,802,096 [49th of 210]
Manpower > Availability > Males age 15-49 5,240,560 [51st of 175]
Manpower > Availability > Males age 15-49 5,391,378 [51st of 175]
Manpower > Availability > Males age 15-49 (per capita) 0.249 per capita [112nd of 175]
Manpower > Availability > Males age 15-49 (per capita) 238.793 per 1,000 people [119th of 174]
Manpower > Fit for military service > Females 3,729,699 [50th of 162]
Manpower > Fit for military service > Males 3,737,481 [53rd of 210]
Manpower > Fit for military service > Males age 15-49 2,994,600 [54th of 174]
Manpower > Fit for military service > Males age 15-49 2,911,470 [54th of 174]
Manpower > Fit for military service > Males age 15-49 (per capita) 0.138 per capita [130th of 174]
Manpower > Fit for military service > Males age 15-49 (per capita) 132.665 per 1,000 people [131st of 173]
Manpower > Military age 18 years of age
Manpower > Reaching military age annually > Females 267,204 [42nd of 226]
Manpower > Reaching military age annually > Females (per capita) 11.427 per 1,000 people [38th of 225]
Manpower > Reaching military age annually > Males 273,265 [42nd of 226]
Manpower > Reaching military age annually > Males (per capita) 11.687 per 1,000 people [39th of 225]
Manpower available for military service > Females age 18-49 4,762,459 [33rd of 120]
Manpower available for military service > Females age 18-49 (per capita) 0.208 per capita [71st of 120]
Manpower available for military service > Males age 18-49 4,808,451 [36th of 164]
Manpower available for military service > Males age 18-49 (per capita) 0.21 per capita [113rd of 164]
Manpower fit for military service > Females age 18-49 2,991,551 [34th of 119]
Manpower fit for military service > Females age 18-49 (per capita) 0.13 per capita [87th of 119]
Manpower fit for military service > Males age 18-49 3,011,081 [36th of 161]
Manpower fit for military service > Males age 18-49 (per capita) 0.131 per capita [121st of 161]
Manpower reaching military service age annually > Females age 18-49 247,777 [25th of 91]
Manpower reaching military service age annually > Males age 18-49 251,056 [35th of 157]
Navy personnel 5,000 [35th of 49]
Navy personnel (per capita) 0.227832 per 1,000 people [34th of 49]
personnel 7,000 [140th of 170]
personnel (per capita) 0.317 per 1,000 people [159th of 171]
personnel > % of total labor force 0.07 % [159th of 168]

Service age and obligation
18 years of age for voluntary military service; no conscription

US military exports $241.00 thousand [79th of 109]
US military exports (per capita) $0.01 thousand per 1,000 peopl [95th of 109]
Weapon holdings 75,000 [119th of 137]
Weapon holdings (per capita) 3,417.48 per 1 million people [131st of 137]


SOURCES
Wikipedia: Air force officer ranks ; Energy Information Administration, US Department of Energy; 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); SIPRI (Stockholm International Peace Research Institute). 2005. SIPRI Arms Transfers. Database. February. Stockholm.; 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; Bonn International Center for Conversion (BICC)

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Ghana, Republic of Ghana

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