|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
Jail, stigma await South Korean men who refuse military service
GlobalPost - 8/28/2013 10:47:32 AM
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MSN News - 1/17/2014 11:36:52 PM
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Washington Post - 12/7/2012 11:53:05 PM
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New York Times - 11/26/2011 5:41:09 AM
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New York Daily News - 12/6/2013 11:58:03 PM
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wamda.com - 8/5/2013 7:40:04 AM
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theguardian.com - 11/18/2010 11:54:55 PM
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