Definition: This entry gives the number of draft-age males and females entering the military manpower pool in any given year and is a measure of the availability of draft-age young adults.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2012See also: Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually map
GOOOOOOOOAAALL!! 10 things the World Cup revealed about insurance
Property Casualty 360 - 7/30/2014 3:00:28 PM
I don’t often write about sports because I’m not a particularly big sports ... insurance world, especially of its distribution system. The average age of the insurance professional today is around 56, and the average increases by a year every year ...
Old Age Tsunami
Wall Street Journal - 11/14/2005 11:56:16 PM
Russia: The demographic outlook for this country may seem to read like a tale that is ordinarily European: While total population falls, median age rises well above the 40-year mark ... generation, significant parts of India would be reaching the threshold ...
100 years later, soldier's story shows tragedy of World War I, The Great War
FOX News - 6/14/2014 8:52:41 AM
One century after the start of World War I ... began as "Europe's war." Many German, Scandinavian and Irish immigrants saw no reason to help the British and pacifism was all the rage in a country still traumatized by its own Civil War.
Uganda: How Big Is Uganda's Drugs Problem?
AllAfrica - 7/21/2014 8:30:16 AM
This new designation has important implications for Ugandans who travel, as they are looked at with a lot of suspicion. According to the World ... to the country," ACP Enanga says. He adds: " The current law sentences a drug trafficker to one year or ...
World War II: The Good War Gone Bad
Truth Out - 8/8/2012 11:53:25 PM
In the world war to defeat fascism and that ended the Holocaust, the Allies committed a legion of militarily unnecessary and criminal ... It doesn't come in a day, or a month, or a year, or in a single campaign. But it comes. Footnotes: 1.
New Technologies Redraw the World’s Energy Picture
New York Times - 10/25/2011 11:29:54 PM
The new drilling was made possible by a mixture of new and old technologies ... fracking next year. Nevertheless, gas shale drilling appears likely to continue at a fast pace in the most important gas-producing states. The rest of the world is watching.
Ten years of volunteering for US military service
The Christian Science Monitor - 11/22/1983 11:56:36 PM
At the same time, the baby boom was reaching military age, swelling the ... have occurred in military manpower. The young person in uniform is typically better educated than his civilian peers. About 74 percent of 18- to 23-year-old Americans have ...
The Arab Spring: Implications for US Policy and Interests (2)
Sudan Vision - 7/18/2014 7:39:33 PM
Yemen is a case apart because it lacks both effective governance and significant resources ... part of the treaty and that Mubarak circles illegally benefitted from the 15-year natural gas agreement they signed in 2005 to sell gas to Israel.
Who Really Controls The World?
Mathaba News Network - 12/23/2011 12:11:28 PM
Professor Carroll Quigley wrote: The powers of financial capitalism had another far reaching aim, nothing less than to create a world system of financial control in private hands to be able to dominate the political system of each country and the economy ...
The advantages of a large and growing population
Inquirer - 6/15/2012 11:28:34 AM
In fact, Nobel laureate and famous commentator Paul Krugman attributed practically all the success of these NICs to the significant increase in the supply of their manpower (and capital ... percentage to climb. Last year its revenue rose 13% in developing ...
The Wild Web of China: Sex and Drugs, Not Reform
New York Times - 3/7/2006 11:58:15 PM
SHANGHAI, March 7 — By some estimates, there are more than 30,000 people patrolling the Web in China, helping to form one of the world's far-reaching Internet filtering ... second only to the United States. Last year, online revenue — which the ...
Economic implications of insecurity
Punch - 12/3/2012 10:53:24 PM
Within the last few years, heightened social insecurity ... 2,300 under-five year olds and 145 women of childbearing age, making the country the second largest contributor to the under–five and maternal mortality rates in the world.