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Benin Military 2015

SOURCE: 2015 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











Benin Military 2015
SOURCE: 2015 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


Page last updated on June 23, 2014

Military branches:
Benin Armed Forces (Forces Armees Beninoises, FAB): Army (l'Arme de Terre), Benin Navy (Forces Navales Beninois, FNB), Benin Air Force (Force Aerienne du Benin, FAB) (2013)

Military service age and obligation:
18-35 years of age for selective compulsory and voluntary military service; a higher education diploma is required; both sexes are eligible for military service; conscript tour of duty - 18 months (2013)

Manpower available for military service:
males age 16-49: 2,095,373
females age 16-49: 2,038,351 (2010 est.)

Manpower fit for military service:
males age 16-49: 1,385,065
females age 16-49: 1,400,045 (2010 est.)

Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually:
male: 108,496
female: 104,526 (2010 est.)

Military expenditures:
1.03% of GDP (2012)
country comparison to the world: 100

NA% (2011)
1.03% of GDP (2010)
[see also: Military expenditures country ranks ]


NOTE: 1) The information regarding Benin on this page is re-published from the 2015 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Benin Military 2015 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Benin Military 2015 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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