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Yemen Military 2015

SOURCE: 2015 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











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


Page last updated on June 23, 2014

Military branches:
Land Forces; Naval and Coastal Defense Forces (includes Marines); Air and Air Defense Force (al-Quwwat al-Jawwiya al-Yemeniya); Border Guards; Strategic Reserve Forces (2013)

Military service age and obligation:
18 is the legal minimum age for voluntary military service; no conscription; 2-year service obligation (2012)

Manpower available for military service:
males age 16-49: 5,652,256
females age 16-49: 5,387,160 (2010 est.)

Manpower fit for military service:
males age 16-49: 4,056,944
females age 16-49: 4,116,895 (2010 est.)

Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually:
male: 287,141
female: 277,612 (2010 est.)

Military expenditures:
4.02% of GDP (2012)
country comparison to the world: 11

3.48% of GDP (2011)
4.02% of GDP (2010)
[see also: Military expenditures country ranks ]

Military - note:
a Coast Guard was established in 2002


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