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Switzerland Military 2020

SOURCE: 2020 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











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


Page last updated on January 27, 2020

Military expenditures:
0.68% of GDP (2018)
0.68% of GDP (2017)
0.68% of GDP (2016)
0.66% of GDP (2015)
0.66% of GDP (2014)
country comparison to the world (CIA rank, may be based on non-current data): 138
[see also: Military expenditures country ranks ]
[see also: Military expenditures country ranks ]

Military forces:
Swiss Armed Forces: Land Forces, Swiss Air Force (Schweizer Luftwaffe) (2019)

Military service age and obligation:
18-30 years of age generally for male compulsory military service; 18 years of age for voluntary male and female military service; every Swiss male has to serve at least 245 days in the armed forces; conscripts receive 18 weeks of mandatory training, followed by six 19-day intermittent recalls for training during the next 10 years (2019)


NOTE: 1) The information regarding Switzerland 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 Switzerland Military 2020 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Switzerland 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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