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Samoa Military 2008

Military branches: no regular military forces; Samoa Police Force (2008)
Manpower available for military service: males age 16-49: 53,417 (2008 est.)
Manpower fit for military service: males age 16-49: 42,359 (2008 est.)
Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually: male: 2,571 female: 2,454 (2008 est.)
Military expenditures: NA
Military - note: Samoa has no formal defense structure or regular armed forces; informal defense ties exist with NZ, which is required to consider any Samoan request for assistance under the 1962 Treaty of Friendship

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