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Philippines Military Profile 2014

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Military branchesArmed Forces of the Philippines (AFP): Army, Navy (includes Marine Corps), Air Force (2013)
Military service age and obligation17-23 years of age (officers 20-24) for voluntary military service; no conscription; applicants must be single male or female Philippine citizens with either 72 college credit hours (enlisted) or a baccalaureate degree (officers) (2013)
Manpower available for military servicemales age 16-49: 25,614,135
females age 16-49: 25,035,061 (2010 est.)
Manpower fit for military servicemales age 16-49: 20,142,940
females age 16-49: 21,427,792 (2010 est.)
Manpower reaching militarily significant age annuallymale: 1,060,319
female: 1,021,069 (2010 est.)
Military expenditures1.19% of GDP (2012)
1.21% of GDP (2011)
1.19% of GDP (2010)

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of August 23, 2014