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Uganda Military 2014

SOURCE: 2014 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











Uganda Military 2014
SOURCE: 2014 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


Page last updated on January 31, 2014

Military branches:
Uganda People's Defense Force (UPDF): Land Forces (includes Marine Unit), Uganda Air Force (2013)

Military service age and obligation:
18-26 years of age for voluntary military duty; 18-30 years of age for professionals; no conscription; 9-year service obligation; the government has stated that while recruitment under 18 years of age could occur with proper consent, "no person under the apparent age of 18 years shall be enrolled in the armed forces"; Ugandan citizenship and secondary education required (2012)

Manpower available for military service:
males age 16-49: 7,249,271
[see also: Manpower available for military service - male country ranks ]
females age 16-49: 7,025,439 (2010 est.)

Manpower fit for military service:
males age 16-49: 4,313,068
[see also: Manpower fit for military service - male country ranks ]
females age 16-49: 4,200,901 (2010 est.)

Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually:
male: 423,923
[see also: Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually - male country ranks ]
female: 420,236 (2010 est.)

Military expenditures:
1.45% of GDP (2012)
country comparison to the world: 39

3.73% of GDP (2011)
1.45% of GDP (2010)
[see also: Military expenditures country ranks ]


NOTE: 1) The information regarding Uganda on this page is re-published from the 2014 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Uganda Military 2014 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Uganda Military 2014 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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