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Portugal Military 2019

SOURCE: 2019 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











Portugal Military 2019
SOURCE: 2019 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


Page last updated on February 08, 2019

Military expenditures:
1.36% of GDP (2018)
1.24% of GDP (2017)
1.84% of GDP (2016)
1.79% of GDP (2015)
1.79% of GDP (2014)
country comparison to the world: 84
[see also: Military expenditures country ranks ]

Military branches:
Portuguese Army (Exercito Portuguesa), Portuguese Navy (Marinha Portuguesa; includes Marine Corps), Portuguese Air Force (Forca Aerea Portuguesa, FAP) (2013)

Military service age and obligation:
18-30 years of age for voluntary military service; no compulsory military service, but conscription possible if insufficient volunteers available; women serve in the armed forces, on naval ships since 1993, but are prohibited from serving in some combatant specialties; reserve obligation to age 35 (2012)


NOTE: 1) The information regarding Portugal on this page is re-published from the 2019 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Portugal Military 2019 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Portugal Military 2019 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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