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MALAGASY MILITARY STATS

Armed forces growth

0

[72nd of 132]

Armed forces personnel

21,000

[94th of 166]

Armed forces personnel (per capita)

1.16408 per 1,000 people

[125th of 166]

Arms imports > constant 1990 US$

19,000,000 constant 1990 US$

[69th of 100]

Arms imports > constant 1990 US$ (per capita)

1.322 constant 1990 US$ per c

[100th of 170]

Branches
People's Armed Forces; Intervention Force, Development Force, and Aeronaval Force (navy and air); National Gendarmerie

Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty > Signatures and Ratifications > Ratification

15 SEP 2005

Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty > Signatures and Ratifications > Signature

09 OCT 1996

Conscription
Conscription exists (FWCC).

expenditure > % of central government expenditure

2.79 %

[69th of 88]

expenditure > % of GDP

1.44 %

[93rd of 145]

expenditure > current LCU

85680000000

Expenditures

1 % of GDP

[64th of 87]

Expenditures > Dollar figure

$44,600,000.00

[59th of 111]

Expenditures > Dollar figure (per $ GDP)

$10.22 per 1,000 $ of GDP

[65th of 111]

Expenditures > Dollar figure (per capita)

$2.46 per capita

[77th of 111]

Expenditures > Percent of GDP

1%

[75th of 154]

Manpower > Availability > Females

4,441,124

[52nd of 162]

Manpower > Availability > Males

4,443,341

[56th of 210]

Manpower > Availability > Males age 15-49

3,880,330

[60th of 175]

Manpower > Availability > Males age 15-49

4,004,242

[60th of 175]

Manpower > Availability > Males age 15-49 (per capita)

0.221 per capita

[156th of 175]

Manpower > Availability > Males age 15-49 (per capita)

215.096 per 1,000 people

[156th of 174]

Manpower > Fit for military service > Females

3,271,732

[54th of 162]

Manpower > Fit for military service > Males

3,034,600

[57th of 210]

Manpower > Fit for military service > Males age 15-49

2,373,342

[58th of 174]

Manpower > Fit for military service > Males age 15-49

2,300,590

[59th of 174]

Manpower > Fit for military service > Males age 15-49 (per capita)

0.131 per capita

[138th of 174]

Manpower > Fit for military service > Males age 15-49 (per capita)

127.527 per 1,000 people

[138th of 173]

Manpower > Military age

20 years of age

Manpower > Reaching military age annually > Females

229,932

[49th of 226]

Manpower > Reaching military age annually > Females (per capita)

11.472 per 1,000 people

[34th of 225]

Manpower > Reaching military age annually > Males

230,088

[49th of 226]

Manpower > Reaching military age annually > Males (per capita)

11.48 per 1,000 people

[50th of 225]

Manpower available for military service > Females age 18-49

3,551,447

[39th of 120]

Manpower available for military service > Females age 18-49 (per capita)

0.183 per capita

[109th of 120]

Manpower available for military service > Males age 18-49

3,542,797

[43rd of 164]

Manpower available for military service > Males age 18-49 (per capita)

0.182 per capita

[151st of 164]

Manpower fit for military service > Females age 18-49

2,408,810

[37th of 119]

Manpower fit for military service > Females age 18-49 (per capita)

0.124 per capita

[91st of 119]

Manpower fit for military service > Males age 18-49

2,218,662

[40th of 161]

Manpower fit for military service > Males age 18-49 (per capita)

0.114 per capita

[127th of 161]

Manpower reaching military service age annually > Females age 18-49

184,833

[33rd of 91]

Manpower reaching military service age annually > Males age 18-49

187,000

[46th of 157]

personnel

22,000

[100th of 170]

personnel (per capita)

1.182 per 1,000 people

[143rd of 171]

personnel > % of total labor force

0.26 %

[146th of 168]

Service age and obligation
18-25 years of age for male-only compulsory military service; 18-month conscript service obligation (either military or equivalent civil service); 20-30 years of age for National Gendarmerie recruits (35 years of age for those with military experience)

US military exports

$91.00 thousand

[94th of 109]

US military exports (per capita)

$0.01 thousand per 1,000 peopl

[100th of 109]

Weapon holdings

71,000

[123rd of 137]

Weapon holdings (per capita)

3,935.7 per 1 million people

[129th of 137]


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; Bonn International Center for Conversion (BICC)

ALTERNATIVE NAMES Madagascar, Republic of Madagascar, Republique de Madagascar

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