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Costa Rica Military 2008

Military branches: no regular military forces; Ministry of Public Security, Government, and Police (2008)
Manpower available for military service: males age 16-49: 1,134,205 females age 16-49: 1,095,763 (2008 est.)
Manpower fit for military service: males age 16-49: 958,013 females age 16-49: 925,727 (2008 est.)
Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually: male: 40,767 female: 38,899 (2008 est.)
Military expenditures: 0.4% of GDP (2006)

NOTE: The military 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.