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Armed forces growth 33 [46th of 132]
Armed forces personnel 198,000 [27th of 166]
Armed forces personnel (per capita) 6.05024 per 1,000 people [36th of 166]
Arms imports > constant 1990 US$ 32,000,000 constant 1990 US$ [49th of 100]
Arms imports > constant 1990 US$ (per capita) 1.061 constant 1990 US$ per c [58th of 170]
Branches
Royal Armed Forces (Forces Armees Royales, FAR): Royal Moroccan Army (includes Air Defense), Navy (includes Marines), Royal Moroccan Air Force (Al Quwwat al Jawyiya al Malakiya Marakishiya; Force Aerienne Royale Marocaine)
Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty > Signatures and Ratifications > Ratification 17 APR 2000
Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty > Signatures and Ratifications > Signature 24 SEP 1996
Conscription
Conscription exists (FWCC).
expenditure > % of central government expenditure 13.69 % [12th of 88]
expenditure > % of GDP 4.28 % [10th of 145]
expenditure > current LCU 19606000000
Expenditures > Dollar figure $2,305,600,000.00 [28th of 111]
Expenditures > Dollar figure (per $ GDP) $52.62 per 1,000 $ of GDP [9th of 111]
Expenditures > Dollar figure (per capita) $78.10 per capita [32nd of 111]
Expenditures > Percent of GDP 5% [9th of 154]
Gulf War Coalition Forces 13,000 [7th of 30]
Gulf War Coalition Forces (per capita) 0.397 per capita [11th of 30]
Iraqi insurgency > Foreign fighter nationality distribution > Sorted alphabeticallyality 1 [17th of 25]
Manpower > Availability > Females 9,080,830 [32nd of 162]
Manpower > Availability > Males 9,152,580 [34th of 210]
Manpower > Availability > Males age 15-49 8,595,800 [34th of 175]
Manpower > Availability > Males age 15-49 8,788,971 [34th of 175]
Manpower > Availability > Males age 15-49 (per capita) 0.295 per capita [18th of 175]
Manpower > Availability > Males age 15-49 (per capita) 262.66 per 1,000 people [57th of 174]
Manpower > Fit for military service > Females 7,754,873 [30th of 162]
Manpower > Fit for military service > Males 7,627,988 [31st of 210]
Manpower > Fit for military service > Males age 15-49 5,529,267 [35th of 174]
Manpower > Fit for military service > Males age 15-49 5,411,850 [35th of 174]
Manpower > Fit for military service > Males age 15-49 (per capita) 0.185 per capita [74th of 174]
Manpower > Fit for military service > Males age 15-49 (per capita) 165.368 per 1,000 people [90th of 173]
Manpower > Military age 18 years of age
Manpower > Reaching military age annually > Females 343,016 [32nd of 226]
Manpower > Reaching military age annually > Females (per capita) 9.988 per 1,000 people [94th of 225]
Manpower > Reaching military age annually > Males 355,479 [33rd of 226]
Manpower > Reaching military age annually > Males (per capita) 10.351 per 1,000 people [96th of 225]
Manpower available for military service > Females age 18-49 7,882,879 [21st of 120]
Manpower available for military service > Females age 18-49 (per capita) 0.234 per capita [31st of 120]
Manpower available for military service > Males age 18-49 7,908,864 [23rd of 164]
Manpower available for military service > Males age 18-49 (per capita) 0.234 per capita [54th of 164]
Manpower fit for military service > Females age 18-49 6,675,729 [19th of 119]
Manpower fit for military service > Females age 18-49 (per capita) 0.198 per capita [22nd of 119]
Manpower fit for military service > Males age 18-49 6,484,787 [21st of 161]
Manpower fit for military service > Males age 18-49 (per capita) 0.192 per capita [36th of 161]
Manpower reaching military service age annually > Females age 18-49 341,677 [18th of 91]
Manpower reaching military service age annually > Males age 18-49 353,377 [25th of 157]
personnel 251,000 [25th of 170]
personnel (per capita) 8.32 per 1,000 people [39th of 171]
personnel > % of total labor force 2.26 % [31st of 168]
Service age and obligation
18 years of age for compulsory and voluntary military service; conscript service obligation - 18 months
US military exports $10,188.00 thousand [18th of 109]
US military exports (per capita) $0.31 thousand per 1,000 peopl [46th of 109]
Weapon holdings 2,187,000 [37th of 137]
Weapon holdings (per capita) 66,827.6 per 1 million people [68th 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); "Gulf War Veterans: Measuring Health" by Lyla M. Hernandez, Jane S. Durch, Dan G. Blazer II, and Isabel V. Hoverman, Editors; Committee on Measuring the Health of Gulf War Veterans, Institute of Medicine. Published by The National Academies Press 1999; Wikipedia: Iraqi insurgency ; 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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Morocco, Kingdom of Morocco, Al Mamlakah al Maghribiyah, Al Maghrib

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