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South Sudan Military 2015

SOURCE: 2015 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











South Sudan Military 2015
SOURCE: 2015 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


Page last updated on June 20, 2014

Military branches:
Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA)

Military service age and obligation:
18 is the legal minimum age for compulsory and voluntary military service; the Government of South Sudan signed a revised action plan with the UN in March 2012 to demobilize all child soldiers within the SPLA; UNICEF reported 250 confirmed cases of the SPLA's association with children at the end of 2012 (2012)

Military expenditures:
10.32% of GDP (2012)
country comparison to the world: 1

5.8% of GDP (2011)
10.32% of GDP (2010)
[see also: Military expenditures country ranks ]


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