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Bangladesh Military 2020

SOURCE: 2020 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











Bangladesh Military 2020
SOURCE: 2020 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


Page last updated on January 27, 2020

Military expenditures:
1.37% of GDP (2018)
1.38% of GDP (2017)
1.44% of GDP (2016)
1.46% of GDP (2015)
1.36% of GDP (2014)
country comparison to the world (CIA rank, may be based on non-current data): 86
[see also: Military expenditures country ranks ]
[see also: Military expenditures country ranks ]

Military forces:
Bangladesh Defense Force: Bangladesh Army, Bangladesh Navy, Bangladesh Air Force; Ministry of Home Affairs: Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) (2019)

Military service age and obligation:
16-21 years of age for voluntary military service; Bangladeshi nationality and 10th grade education required; officers: 17-21 years of age, Bangladeshi nationality, and 12th grade education required (2018)

Maritime threats:
the International Maritime Bureau reports the territorial waters of Bangladesh remain a risk for armed robbery against ships; in 2018, the number of attacks against commercial vessels increased to 12 over the 11 such incidents in 2017


NOTE: 1) The information regarding Bangladesh on this page is re-published from the 2020 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency and other sources. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Bangladesh Military 2020 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Bangladesh Military 2020 should be addressed to the CIA or the source cited on each page.
2) The rank that you see is the CIA reported rank, which may have 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 assigns counterintuitive ranks. For example, it assigns unemployment rates in increasing order, whereas we rank them in decreasing order.






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