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Korea, North Military 2015

SOURCE: 2015 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











Korea, North Military 2015
SOURCE: 2015 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


Page last updated on June 20, 2014

Military branches:
North Korean People's Army: Ground Forces, Navy, Air Force; civil security forces (2005)

Military service age and obligation:
18 is presumed to be the legal minimum age for compulsory military service; 16-17 is the presumed legal minimum age for voluntary service (2012)

Manpower available for military service:
males age 16-49: 6,515,279
females age 16-49: 6,418,693 (2010 est.)

Manpower fit for military service:
males age 16-49: 4,836,567
females age 16-49: 5,230,137 (2010 est.)

Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually:
male: 207,737
female: 204,553 (2010 est.)


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