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Ghana Military 2008

Military branches: Ghanaian Army, Ghanaian Navy, Ghanaian Air Force (2007)
Military service age and obligation: 18 years of age for voluntary military service; no conscription (2008)
Manpower available for military service: males age 16-49: 5,802,096 females age 16-49: 5,729,939 (2008 est.)
Manpower fit for military service: males age 16-49: 3,737,481 females age 16-49: 3,729,699 (2008 est.)
Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually: male: 273,265 female: 267,204 (2008 est.)
Military expenditures: 0.8% of GDP (2006 est.)

NOTE: The military information regarding Ghana 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 Ghana Military 2008 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Ghana Military 2008 should be addressed to the CIA.