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Yemen Military 2012

SOURCE: 2012 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











Yemen Military 2012
SOURCE: 2012 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


Page last updated on February 27,

Military branches:
Army, Navy (includes Marines), Yemen Air Force (Al Quwwat al Jawwiya al Jamahiriya al Yemeniya; includes Air Defense Force), Republican Guard Forces (2011)

Military service age and obligation:
voluntary military service program authorized in 2001; 2-year service obligation (2006)

Manpower available for military service:
males age 16-49: 5,652,256
[see also: Manpower available for military service - male country ranks ]
females age 16-49: 5,387,160 (2010 est.)
[see also: Manpower available for military service - female country ranks ]

Manpower fit for military service:
males age 16-49: 4,056,944
[see also: Manpower fit for military service - male country ranks ]
females age 16-49: 4,116,895 (2010 est.)
[see also: Manpower fit for military service - female country ranks ]

Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually:
male: 287,141
[see also: Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually - male country ranks ]
female: 277,612 (2010 est.)
[see also: Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually - female country ranks ]

Military expenditures:
6.6% of GDP (2006)
country comparison to the world: 7
[see also: Military expenditures country ranks ]

Military - note:
a Coast Guard was established in 2002


NOTE: 1) The information regarding Yemen on this page is re-published from the 2012 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Yemen Military 2012 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Yemen Military 2012 should be addressed to the CIA.
2) The rank that you see is the CIA reported rank, which may habe the following issues:
  a) They assign increasing rank number, alphabetically for countries with the same value of the ranked item, whereas we assign them the same rank.
  b) The CIA sometimes assignes counterintuitive ranks. For example, it assigns unemployment rates in increasing order, whereas we rank them in decreasing order






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