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Greece Military 2015

SOURCE: 2015 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











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


Page last updated on June 22, 2014

Military branches:
Hellenic Army (Ellinikos Stratos, ES), Hellenic Navy (Elliniko Polemiko Navtiko, EPN), Hellenic Air Force (Elliniki Polemiki Aeroporia, EPA) (2013)

Military service age and obligation:
19-45 years of age for compulsory military service; during wartime the law allows for recruitment beginning January of the year of inductee's 18th birthday, thus including 17 year olds; 18 years of age for volunteers; conscript service obligation is 1 year for the Army and 9 months for the Air Force and Navy; women are eligible for voluntary military service (2014)

Manpower available for military service:
males age 16-49: 2,485,389
females age 16-49: 2,469,854 (2010 est.)

Manpower fit for military service:
males age 16-49: 2,032,378
females age 16-49: 2,016,552 (2010 est.)

Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually:
male: 52,754
female: 49,485 (2010 est.)

Military expenditures:
1.72% of GDP (2012)
country comparison to the world: 48

2.31% of GDP (2011)
2.63% of GDP (2010)
[see also: Military expenditures country ranks ]


NOTE: 1) The information regarding Greece 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 Greece Military 2015 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Greece 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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