Costa Rica Military theworldfactbook

Military branches:
no regular military forces; Ministry of Public Security, Government, and Police (2006)

Military service age and obligation:
18 years of age (2004)

Manpower available for military service:
males age 18-49: 997,690
females age 18-49: 968,290 (2005 est.)

Manpower fit for military service:
males age 18-49: 829,874
females age 18-49: 809,343 (2005 est.)

Manpower reaching military service age annually:
males age 18-49: 41,097
females age 18-49: 39,243

Military expenditures - percent of GDP:
0.4% (2006)

NOTE: The information regarding Costa Rica on this page is re-published from the 2008 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Costa Rica Military 2008 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Costa Rica Military 2008 should be addressed to the CIA.
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