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Armed forces growth 150 [10th of 132]
Armed forces personnel 50,000 [70th of 166]
Armed forces personnel (per capita) 1.83358 per 1,000 people [113rd of 166]
Arms imports > constant 1990 US$ 26,000,000 constant 1990 US$ [58th of 100]
Arms imports > constant 1990 US$ (per capita) 0.935 constant 1990 US$ per c [77th of 170]

Branches
Uganda Peoples Defense Force (UPDF): Army (includes Marine Unit), Air Force

Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty > Signatures and Ratifications > Ratification 14 MAR 2001
Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty > Signatures and Ratifications > Signature 07 NOV 1996
Conscription
No conscription.
Conventional arms imports $19,000,000.00 [60th of 85]
Conventional arms imports (per $ GDP) 0.482 per $1,000 [39th of 85]
Conventional arms imports (per capita) 0.697 per 1 population [69th of 85]
expenditure > % of central government expenditure 11.06 % [23rd of 88]
expenditure > % of GDP 2.45 % [39th of 145]
expenditure > current LCU 323500000000
Expenditures 2.2 % of GDP [40th of 87]
Expenditures > Dollar figure $170,300,000.00 [38th of 111]
Expenditures > Dollar figure (per $ GDP) $24.98 per 1,000 $ of GDP [27th of 111]
Expenditures > Dollar figure (per capita) $6.12 per capita [61st of 111]
Expenditures > Percent of GDP 2.2% [44th of 154]
Manpower > Availability > Females 6,352,416 [42nd of 162]
Manpower > Availability > Males 6,532,894 [45th of 210]
Manpower > Availability > Males age 15-49 5,476,610 [49th of 175]
Manpower > Availability > Males age 15-49 5,678,649 [49th of 175]
Manpower > Availability > Males age 15-49 (per capita) 0.204 per capita [166th of 175]
Manpower > Availability > Males age 15-49 (per capita) 200.837 per 1,000 people [171st of 174]
Manpower > Fit for military service > Females 3,769,120 [49th of 162]
Manpower > Fit for military service > Males 3,856,365 [52nd of 210]
Manpower > Fit for military service > Males age 15-49 3,085,053 [53rd of 174]
Manpower > Fit for military service > Males age 15-49 2,974,260 [53rd of 174]
Manpower > Fit for military service > Males age 15-49 (per capita) 0.111 per capita [165th of 174]
Manpower > Fit for military service > Males age 15-49 (per capita) 109.071 per 1,000 people [161st of 173]
Manpower > Reaching military age annually > Females 381,990 [29th of 226]
Manpower > Reaching military age annually > Females (per capita) 12.178 per 1,000 people [11th of 225]
Manpower > Reaching military age annually > Males 384,638 [29th of 226]
Manpower > Reaching military age annually > Males (per capita) 12.262 per 1,000 people [17th of 225]
Manpower available for military service > Females age 18-49 4,855,858 [31st of 120]
Manpower available for military service > Females age 18-49 (per capita) 0.16 per capita [117th of 120]
Manpower available for military service > Males age 18-49 5,012,620 [33rd of 164]
Manpower available for military service > Males age 18-49 (per capita) 0.166 per capita [162nd of 164]
Manpower fit for military service > Females age 18-49 2,780,135 [36th of 119]
Manpower fit for military service > Females age 18-49 (per capita) 0.092 per capita [112nd of 119]
Manpower fit for military service > Males age 18-49 2,889,808 [37th of 161]
Manpower fit for military service > Males age 18-49 (per capita) 0.095 per capita [152nd of 161]
Ongoing conflicts > Start of Conflict 1987
personnel 47,000 [76th of 170]
personnel (per capita) 1.631 per 1,000 people [134th of 171]
personnel > % of total labor force 0.4 % [132nd of 168]

Service age and obligation
18-26 years of age for compulsory and voluntary military duty; 18-30 years of age for professionals; 9-year service obligation; the government has stated that recruitment below 18 years of age could occur with proper consent and that "no person under the apparent age of 13 years shall be enrolled in the armed forces"; Ugandan citizenship and secondary education required

US military exports $736.00 thousand [46th of 109]
US military exports (per capita) $0.03 thousand per 1,000 peopl [88th of 109]
Weapon holdings 286,000 [95th of 137]
Weapon holdings (per capita) 10,488.1 per 1 million people [114th 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); SIPRI (Stockholm International Peace Research Institute). 2005. SIPRI Arms Transfers. Database. February. Stockholm.; CIA World Factbook, 28 July 2005; CIA World Factbook, 14 June, 2007 ; Wikipedia: Ongoing conflicts ; Study by David Lochhead and James Morrell; available from the Center for International Policy; Bonn International Center for Conversion (BICC)

ALTERNATIVE NAMES
Uganda, Republic of Uganda

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