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Armed forces growth 62 [30th of 132]
Armed forces personnel 22,000 [92nd of 166]
Armed forces personnel (per capita) 0.65031 per 1,000 people [137th of 166]
Arms imports > constant 1990 US$ 25,000,000 constant 1990 US$ [52nd of 100]
Arms imports > constant 1990 US$ (per capita) 0.73 constant 1990 US$ per c [63rd of 170]
Branches
Kenyan Army, Kenyan Navy, Kenyan Air Force
Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty > Signatures and Ratifications > Ratification 30 NOV 2000
Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty > Signatures and Ratifications > Signature 14 NOV 1996
Conscription
No conscription (AI).
expenditure > % of central government expenditure 7.58 % [29th of 88]
expenditure > % of GDP 1.46 % [67th of 145]
expenditure > current LCU 20631500000
Expenditures 2.8 % of GDP [27th of 87]
Expenditures > Dollar figure $177,100,000.00 [37th of 111]
Expenditures > Dollar figure (per $ GDP) $10.97 per 1,000 $ of GDP [62nd of 111]
Expenditures > Dollar figure (per capita) $5.29 per capita [68th of 111]
Expenditures > Percent of GDP 2.8% [31st of 154]
Manpower > Availability > Females 8,805,736 [33rd of 162]
Manpower > Availability > Males 9,044,685 [36th of 210]
Manpower > Availability > Males age 15-49 8,096,140 [37th of 175]
Manpower > Availability > Males age 15-49 8,313,051 [37th of 175]
Manpower > Availability > Males age 15-49 (per capita) 0.248 per capita [117th of 175]
Manpower > Availability > Males age 15-49 (per capita) 239.318 per 1,000 people [116th of 174]
Manpower > Fit for military service > Females 5,396,166 [39th of 162]
Manpower > Fit for military service > Males 5,688,259 [38th of 210]
Manpower > Fit for military service > Males age 15-49 5,150,405 [36th of 174]
Manpower > Fit for military service > Males age 15-49 5,017,500 [38th of 174]
Manpower > Fit for military service > Males age 15-49 (per capita) 0.154 per capita [112nd of 174]
Manpower > Fit for military service > Males age 15-49 (per capita) 148.315 per 1,000 people [108th of 173]
Manpower > Reaching military age annually > Females 406,794 [26th of 226]
Manpower > Reaching military age annually > Females (per capita) 10.718 per 1,000 people [74th of 225]
Manpower > Reaching military age annually > Males 411,032 [26th of 226]
Manpower > Reaching military age annually > Males (per capita) 10.83 per 1,000 people [82nd of 225]
Manpower available for military service > Females age 18-49 7,083,726 [22nd of 120]
Manpower available for military service > Females age 18-49 (per capita) 0.192 per capita [96th of 120]
Manpower available for military service > Males age 18-49 7,303,153 [26th of 164]
Manpower available for military service > Males age 18-49 (per capita) 0.198 per capita [126th of 164]
Manpower fit for military service > Females age 18-49 3,471,926 [30th of 119]
Manpower fit for military service > Females age 18-49 (per capita) 0.094 per capita [111st of 119]
Manpower fit for military service > Males age 18-49 3,963,532 [31st of 161]
Manpower fit for military service > Males age 18-49 (per capita) 0.107 per capita [138th of 161]
personnel 29,000 [87th of 170]
personnel (per capita) 0.847 per 1,000 people [151st of 171]
personnel > % of total labor force 0.19 % [150th of 168]
Service age and obligation
18 years of age (est.) for voluntary service, with a 9-year obligation
US military exports $4,885.00 thousand [29th of 109]
US military exports (per capita) $0.14 thousand per 1,000 peopl [59th of 109]
Weapon holdings 251,000 [96th of 137]
Weapon holdings (per capita) 7,419.45 per 1 million people [124th 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)

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