The Swedish military

Military branches: Swedish Armed Forces (Forsvarsmakten): Army (Armen), Royal Swedish Navy (Marinen), Air Force (Flygvapnet) (2006) 

Military service age and obligation: 19 years of age for compulsory military service; conscript service obligation – 7-17 months depending on conscript role; after completing initial service, soldiers have a reserve commitment until age of 47 (2004)
Manpower available for military service: males age 19-49: 1,838,427
females age 19-49: 1,774,659 (2005 est.)
Manpower fit for military service: males age 19-49: 1,493,668
females age 19-49: 1,441,257 (2005 est.)
Manpower reaching military service age annually: males age 18-49: 58,724
females age 19-49: 55,954 (2005 est.)
Military expenditures – dollar figure: $5.51 billion (2005 est.)
Military expenditures – percent of GDP: 1.5% (2005 est.)

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