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Austria Military 2017
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SOURCE: 2017 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











Austria Military 2017
SOURCE: 2017 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


Page last updated on January 12, 2017

Military branches:
Land Forces (KdoLdSK), Air Forces (KdoLuSK)

Military service age and obligation:
registration requirement at age 17, the legal minimum age for voluntary military service; 18 is the legal minimum age for compulsory military service (6 months), or optionally, alternative civil/community service (9 months); males 18 to 50 years old in the militia or inactive reserve are subject to compulsory service; in a January 2012 referendum, a majority of Austrians voted in favor of retaining the system of compulsory military service (with the option of alternative/non-military service) instead of switching to a professional army system (2015)

Military expenditures:
0.55% of GDP (2015 est.) 0.62% of GDP (2014) 0.63% of GDP (2013) 0.68% of GDP (2012) 0.7% of GDP (2011)
country comparison to the world: 115
[see also: Military expenditures country ranks ]


NOTE: The information regarding Austria on this page is re-published from the 2017 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Austria Military 2017 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Austria Military 2017 should be addressed to the CIA.




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