|Rank||Country||Manpower fit for military service|
|25||Congo, Democratic Republic of the||10,168,258|
|68||United Arab Emirates||2,229,366|
|106||Papua New Guinea||1,130,951|
|116||Bosnia and Herzegovina||968,242|
|132||Central African Republic||655,875|
|138||Congo, Republic of the||577,944|
|153||Trinidad and Tobago||269,824|
|185||Sao Tome and Principe||27,310|
|186||Saint Vincent and the Grenadines||22,875|
|188||Micronesia, Federated States of||22,008|
|195||Antigua and Barbuda||17,676|
|198||Isle of Man||15,206|
|203||Turks and Caicos Islands||11,842|
|205||Saint Kitts and Nevis||10,742|
|208||Northern Mariana Islands||8,793|
|211||British Virgin Islands||6,057|
|216||Wallis and Futuna||3,376|
|224||Saint Pierre and Miquelon||1,064|
Definition: This entry gives the number of males and females falling in the military age range for the country and who are not otherwise disqualified for health reasons; accounts for the health situation in the country and provides a more realistic estimate of the actual number fit to serve.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2012See also: Manpower fit for military service map
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