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Switzerland Military 2018

SOURCE: 2018 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











Switzerland Military 2018
SOURCE: 2018 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


Page last updated on February 28, 2018

Military expenditures:
0.71% of GDP (2016) 0.67% of GDP (2015) 0.66% of GDP (2014) 0.73% of GDP (2013) 0.69% of GDP (2012)
country comparison to the world: 132
[see also: Military expenditures country ranks ]

Military branches:
Swiss Armed Forces: Land Forces, Swiss Air Force (Schweizer Luftwaffe) (2013)

Military service age and obligation:
19-26 years of age for male compulsory military service; 18 years of age for voluntary male and female military service; every Swiss male has to serve at least 260 days in the armed forces; conscripts receive 18 weeks of mandatory training, followed by seven 3-week intermittent recalls for training during the next 10 years (2012)


NOTE: 1) The information regarding Switzerland on this page is re-published from the 2018 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Switzerland Military 2018 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Switzerland Military 2018 should be addressed to the CIA.
2) The rank that you see is the CIA reported rank, which may habe the following issues:
  a) The 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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