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Catholic
Air force personnel 10,000 [31st of 49]
Air force personnel (per capita) 0.031 per 100 population [31st of 49]
Armed forces growth -27 [98th of 132]
Armed forces personnel 124,000 [35th of 166]
Armed forces personnel (per capita) 3.81163 per 1,000 people [71st of 166]
Arms imports > constant 1990 US$ 149,000,000 constant 1990 US$ [31st of 100]
Arms imports > constant 1990 US$ (per capita) 4.535 constant 1990 US$ per c [34th of 170]
Army personnel 105,000 [23rd of 49]
Army personnel (per capita) 3.22759 per 1,000 people [20th of 49]
Branches
National Popular Army (ANP; includes Land Forces), Algerian National Navy (MRA), Air Force (QJJ), Territorial Air Defense Force
Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty > Signatures and Ratifications > Ratification 11 JUL 2003
Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty > Signatures and Ratifications > Signature 15 OCT 1996
Conscription
Conscription exists (FWCC).
Conventional arms imports $282,000,000.00 [19th of 85]
Conventional arms imports (per $ GDP) 1.328 per $1,000 [16th of 85]
Conventional arms imports (per capita) 8.668 per 1 population [24th of 85]
expenditure > % of central government expenditure 15.21 % [14th of 88]
expenditure > % of GDP 2.8 % [22nd of 145]
expenditure > current LCU 210000000000
Expenditures 3.3 % of GDP [21st of 87]
Expenditures > Dollar figure $2,480,000,000.00 [13th of 111]
Expenditures > Dollar figure (per $ GDP) $29.17 per 1,000 $ of GDP [19th of 111]
Expenditures > Dollar figure (per capita) $76.64 per capita [22nd of 111]
Expenditures > Percent of GDP 3.3% [23rd of 154]
Iraqi insurgency > Foreign fighter nationality distribution > Sorted alphabeticallyality 8 [8th of 25]
Manpower > Availability > Females 9,590,978 [29th of 162]
Manpower > Availability > Males 9,736,757 [32nd of 210]
Manpower > Availability > Males age 15-49 9,243,880 [32nd of 175]
Manpower > Availability > Males age 15-49 9,311,747 [33rd of 175]
Manpower > Availability > Males age 15-49 (per capita) 0.288 per capita [24th of 175]
Manpower > Availability > Males age 15-49 (per capita) 284.147 per 1,000 people [19th of 174]
Manpower > Fit for military service > Females 8,215,895 [27th of 162]
Manpower > Fit for military service > Males 8,141,864 [28th of 210]
Manpower > Fit for military service > Males age 15-49 5,675,739 [34th of 174]
Manpower > Fit for military service > Males age 15-49 5,646,420 [32nd of 174]
Manpower > Fit for military service > Males age 15-49 (per capita) 0.175 per capita [85th of 174]
Manpower > Fit for military service > Males age 15-49 (per capita) 173.565 per 1,000 people [78th of 173]
Manpower > Military age 19 years of age
Manpower > Reaching military age annually > Females 360,942 [30th of 226]
Manpower > Reaching military age annually > Females (per capita) 10.688 per 1,000 people [77th of 225]
Manpower > Reaching military age annually > Males 374,365 [30th of 226]
Manpower > Reaching military age annually > Males (per capita) 11.086 per 1,000 people [70th of 225]
Manpower reaching military service age annually > Males age 18-49 374,639 [24th of 157]
Navy personnel 7,000 [32nd of 49]
Navy personnel (per capita) 0.215173 per 1,000 people [35th of 49]
personnel 319,000 [20th of 170]
personnel (per capita) 9.71 per 1,000 people [30th of 171]
personnel > % of total labor force 2.38 % [27th of 168]
Service age and obligation
19-30 years of age for compulsory military service; conscript service obligation - 18 months (6 months basic training, 12 months civil projects)
US military exports $458.00 thousand [63rd of 109]
US military exports (per capita) $0.01 thousand per 1,000 peopl [90th of 109]
Weapon holdings 3,774,000 [25th of 137]
Weapon holdings (per capita) 116,009 per 1 million people [48th of 137]


SOURCES
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.; 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)

ALTERNATIVE NAMES
Algeria, People's Democratic Republic of Algeria, Al Jumhuriyah al Jaza'iriyah ad Dimuqratiyah ash Sha'biyah, Al Jaza'ir, algeria b

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