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











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


Page last updated on June 20, 2014

Military branches:
Bolivarian National Armed Forces (Fuerza Armada Nacional Bolivariana, FANB): Bolivarian Army (Ejercito Bolivariano, EB), Bolivarian Navy (Armada Bolivariana, AB; includes Naval Infantry, Coast Guard, Naval Aviation), Bolivarian Military Aviation (Aviacion Militar Bolivariana, AMB; includes Air National Guard), Bolivarian National Guard (Guardia Nacional Bolivaria, GNB) (2013)

Military service age and obligation:
18-30 years of age for compulsory and voluntary military service; 30-month conscript service obligation; Navy requires 6th-grade education for enlisted personnel; all citizens of military service age (18-60 years old) are obligated to register for military service (2012)

Manpower available for military service:
males age 16-49: 7,013,854
females age 16-49: 7,165,661 (2010 est.)

Manpower fit for military service:
males age 16-49: 5,614,743
females age 16-49: 6,074,834 (2010 est.)

Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually:
male: 277,210
female: 273,353 (2010 est.)

Military expenditures:
1.05% of GDP (2012)
country comparison to the world: 98
0.75% of GDP (2011)
1.05% of GDP (2010)
[see also: Military expenditures country ranks ]


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