Table 1: Obligatory Military Service

Introduction / abolition of obligatory military service
 State introduced: abolished/ suspended: last intake no conscripts serving from:
Argentina 1994
Australia 1973
Belgium 1992 (December 31) 1993 1995 (March 1)
Bosnia-Herzegovina: 2005 (October 5)  2005 2006 (January 1)
Croatia 2010 p
Czech Republic 2001 2004 (April) 2005 (January 1)
Djibouti 2001
Ecuador 1998
France 1997 2001 2002
Honduras 1994
Hungary 2004 (November 3) 2005 (Aug)
Italy 2000 (November 14) 2004 (Feb) 2005 (January 1)
Jordan (April) 1992
Kuwait 1980 2001 2002
Latvia 2004 (draft law) 2006 p 2007 p
Luxembourg 1967 (July 1) 1969
Macedonia, the Former Yugoslav Republic of 2008
Malaysia 2003
Mozambique 1997
Netherlands 1992 1996 1997
New Zealand 1973
Nicaragua 1990
Peru 1999 (September) 2003
Portugal 1999 2004 (December )
Romania 2005 (September) 2006 2007 (January 1)
Slovakia 2004 (June) 2007 (January 1)
Slovenia 2002 2003 (April) 2003 (Oct)
South Africa 1994
Spain 1999 (May 18) 2001 2002 (January 1)
Suriname 1998
UK 1939 1957 1963
USA 1940 1973 (July 1)
Zimbabwe 1989/2002

Notes: p - currently proposed

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