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Burkina Faso Military Profile 2018

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Military branchesArmy, Air Force of Burkina Faso (Force Aerienne de Burkina Faso, FABF), National Gendarmerie (2011)
Military service age and obligation18 years of age for voluntary military service; no conscription; women may serve in supporting roles (2013)
Military expenditures1.23% of GDP (2016)
1.33% of GDP (2015)
1.43% of GDP (2014)
1.39% of GDP (2013)
1.32% of GDP (2012)

Source: CIA World Factbook
This page was last updated on January 20, 2018

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