Table 2: Proportion of Conscripts

Proportion of Conscripts in Armed Forces 2004
State Total of Armed Forces Personnel of which are Conscripts:
  Number Percent
Italy 194000 11000 5.7
Hungary 32300 2000 6.2
Czech Republic 45000 6000 13.3
Brazil 302909 45707 15.1
Russian Federation 1212700 210000 17.3
The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia 10890 2000 18.4
Paraguay 10100 1900 18.8
Sudan 104800 20000 19.1
Portugal 44900 9100 20.3
Republic of Korea 687700 159000 23.1
El Salvador 15500 4200 27.1
Denmark 21180 5800 27.4
Chile 77700 22400 28.8
Austria 35000 10200 29.1
Lithuania 13510 3950 29.2
Romania 97200 29600 30.5
Mexico 192770 60000 31.1
Lebanon 72100 22600 31.3
Latvia 4880 1600 32.8
Germany 284500 94500 33.2
Croatia 20800 7000 33.7
Colombia 207000 74700 36.1
Venezuela 82300 31000 37.7
Mongolia 8600 3300 38.4
Iran 540000 220000 40.7
Belarus 72940 30000 41.1
China 2255000 990000 43.9
Sweden 27600 12300 44.6
Poland 141500 67500 47.7
Estonia 4980 2410 48.4
Libya 76000 38000 50.0
Belgium 16400 8400 51.2
Bosnia-Herzegovina 8200 4200 51.2
Singapore 72500 39800 54.9
Norway 26600 15200 57.1
Greece 170800 98321 57.6
Georgia 17770 10400 58.5
Algeria 127500 75000 58.8
Moldova 6809 4089 60.1
Serbia-Montenegro 65300 39600 60.6
Bolivia 31500 20000 63.5
Israel 168000 107500 64.0
Tunisia 35000 23400 66.9
Armenia 44874 30075 67.0
Finland 27000 18500 68.5
Taiwan 290000 200000 69.0
Egypt 450000 322000 71.6
Turkey 514850 391000 75.9
Uzbekistan 52500 40000 76.2
Guinea 9700 7500 77.3
Guatemala 29200 23000 78.8
Turkmenistan 26000 21000 80.8
Switzerland 27400 23000 83.9
Viet Nam 484000 412000 85.1
Cyprus 10000 8700 87.0
Laos 29100 25600 88.0
Bulgaria 51000 49000 96.1
 all figures as quoted in The Military Balance 2004/5