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


















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Page last updated on January 28, 2014

Military branches:
Zambian National Defense Force (ZNDF): Zambia Army, Zambia Air Force, National Service (paramilitary youth organization) (2012)

Military service age and obligation:
national registration required at age 16; 18-25 years of age for male and female voluntary military service (16 years of age with parental consent); no conscription; Zambian citizenship required; grade 12 certification required; mandatory HIV testing on enlistment; mandatory retirement for officers at age 65 (Army, Air Force) (2012)

Manpower available for military service:
males age 16-49: 3,041,069
females age 16-49: 2,948,291 (2010 est.)

Manpower fit for military service:
males age 16-49: 1,745,656
females age 16-49: 1,688,670 (2010 est.)

Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually:
male: 158,592
female: 158,805 (2010 est.)

Military expenditures:
1.55% of GDP (2012)
country comparison to the world: 177

1.59% of GDP (2011)
1.55% of GDP (2010)


NOTE: The information regarding Zambia 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 Zambia Military 2014 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Zambia Military 2014 should be addressed to the CIA.



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