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Air force personnel

1,200

[44th of 49]

    Air force personnel (per capita)

0.002 per 100 population

[48th of 49]

Armed forces growth

15

[55th of 132]

Armed forces personnel

10,000

[107th of 166]

    Armed forces personnel (per capita)

0.164571 per 1,000 people

[148th of 166]

Arms imports > constant 1990 US$

14,000,000 constant 1990 US$

[62nd of 100]

    Arms imports > constant 1990 US$ (per capita)

0.243 constant 1990 US$ per c

[71st of 170]

Army personnel

8,000

[46th of 49]

    Army personnel (per capita)

0.131657 per 1,000 people

[49th of 49]

Branches
Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (Forces d'Armees de la Republique Democratique du Congo, FARDC); Army, National Navy (La Marine Nationale), Congolese Air Force (Force Aerienne Congolaise, FAC)

Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty > Signatures and Ratifications > Ratification

28 SEP 2004

 

Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty > Signatures and Ratifications > Signature

04 OCT 1996

 

Conscription
Conscription exists (FWCC).

expenditure > % of central government expenditure

11.4 %

[20th of 88]

expenditure > % of GDP

2.11 %

[38th of 145]

expenditure > current LCU

71000000000

 

Expenditures

2.5 % of GDP

[34th of 87]

Expenditures > Dollar figure

$93,500,000.00

[52nd of 111]

    Expenditures > Dollar figure (per $ GDP)

$14.23 per 1,000 $ of GDP

[50th of 111]

    Expenditures > Dollar figure (per capita)

$1.67 per capita

[82nd of 111]

Expenditures > Percent of GDP

2.5%

[38th of 154]

Manpower > Availability > Males

14,101,263

[22nd of 210]

Manpower > Availability > Males age 15-49

12,292,900

[25th of 175]

Manpower > Availability > Males age 15-49

12,706,971

[24th of 175]

    Manpower > Availability > Males age 15-49 (per capita)

0.228 per capita

[151st of 175]

    Manpower > Availability > Males age 15-49 (per capita)

202.306 per 1,000 people

[169th of 174]

Manpower > Fit for military service > Males

8,562,989

[25th of 210]

Manpower > Fit for military service > Males age 15-49

6,480,645

[31st of 174]

Manpower > Fit for military service > Males age 15-49

6,267,750

[31st of 174]

    Manpower > Fit for military service > Males age 15-49 (per capita)

0.116 per capita

[152nd of 174]

    Manpower > Fit for military service > Males age 15-49 (per capita)

103.149 per 1,000 people

[171st of 173]

Manpower > Reaching military age annually > Females

780,922

[15th of 226]

    Manpower > Reaching military age annually > Females (per capita)

11.741 per 1,000 people

[23rd of 225]

Manpower > Reaching military age annually > Males

783,762

[15th of 226]

    Manpower > Reaching military age annually > Males (per capita)

11.783 per 1,000 people

[35th of 225]

Manpower available for military service > Males age 18-49

11,365,610

[17th of 164]

    Manpower available for military service > Males age 18-49 (per capita)

0.173 per capita

[160th of 164]

Manpower fit for military service > Males age 18-49

6,464,223

[22nd of 161]

    Manpower fit for military service > Males age 18-49 (per capita)

0.098 per capita

[150th of 161]

Navy personnel

800

[46th of 49]

    Navy personnel (per capita)

0.0131657 per 1,000 people

[49th of 49]

Ongoing conflicts > Start of Conflict

1999

 

personnel

65,000

[66th of 170]

    personnel (per capita)

1.129 per 1,000 people

[145th of 171]

personnel > % of total labor force

0.28 %

[143rd of 168]

Service age and obligation
18-45 years of age for military service

Weapon holdings

190,000

[101st of 137]

    Weapon holdings (per capita)

3,126.85 per 1 million people

[132nd 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); CIA World Factbook, 28 July 2005; CIA World Factbook, 14 June, 2007 ; Wikipedia; Ongoing conflicts ; Bonn International Center for Conversion (BICC)

 

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