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Armed forces personnel 0 [150th of 166]
Armed forces personnel (per capita) 0 per 1,000 people [149th of 166]
Arms imports > constant 1990 US$ 1,000,000 constant 1990 US$ [96th of 100]
Arms imports > constant 1990 US$ (per capita) 0.936 constant 1990 US$ per c [88th of 170]

Branches
Umbutfo Swaziland Defense Force (USDF): Ground Force (includes air wing)

Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty > Signatures and Ratifications > Signature 24 SEP 1996
Conscription
No conscription.
expenditure > % of GDP 1.7 % [80th of 145]
expenditure > current LCU 184000000
Expenditures 4.7 % of GDP [11th of 87]
Expenditures > Dollar figure $40,500,000.00 [61st of 111]
Expenditures > Dollar figure (per $ GDP) $17.00 per 1,000 $ of GDP [41st of 111]
Expenditures > Dollar figure (per capita) $36.17 per capita [32nd of 111]
Expenditures > Percent of GDP 4.7% [11th of 154]
Manpower > Availability > Males 266,311 [153rd of 210]
Manpower > Availability > Males age 15-49 284,530 [152nd of 175]
Manpower > Availability > Males age 15-49 289,985 [152nd of 175]
Manpower > Availability > Males age 15-49 (per capita) 0.259 per capita [78th of 175]
Manpower > Availability > Males age 15-49 (per capita) 250.026 per 1,000 people [88th of 174]
Manpower > Fit for military service > Males 122,260 [157th of 210]
Manpower > Fit for military service > Males age 15-49 168,257 [150th of 174]
Manpower > Fit for military service > Males age 15-49 165,005 [150th of 174]
Manpower > Fit for military service > Males age 15-49 (per capita) 0.15 per capita [115th of 174]
Manpower > Fit for military service > Males age 15-49 (per capita) 144.996 per 1,000 people [111st of 173]
Manpower > Reaching military age annually > Females 15,728 [148th of 226]
Manpower > Reaching military age annually > Females (per capita) 13.933 per 1,000 people [1st of 225]
Manpower > Reaching military age annually > Males 15,951 [148th of 226]
Manpower > Reaching military age annually > Males (per capita) 14.131 per 1,000 people [1st of 225]
Manpower available for military service > Males age 18-49 227,617 [115th of 164]
Manpower available for military service > Males age 18-49 (per capita) 0.201 per capita [122nd of 164]
Manpower fit for military service > Males age 18-49 89,609 [120th of 161]
Manpower fit for military service > Males age 18-49 (per capita) 0.079 per capita [160th of 161]
personnel 3,000 [156th of 170]
personnel (per capita) 2.943 per 1,000 people [124th of 171]
personnel > % of total labor force 1 % [104th of 168]

Service age and obligation
18-30 years of age for male and female voluntary military service; no conscription

US military exports $142.00 thousand [86th of 109]
US military exports (per capita) $0.12 thousand per 1,000 peopl [60th of 109]


 

SOURCES
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
Swaziland, Kingdom of Swaziland

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