Military of São Tomé and Príncipe

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The island nation of São Tomé and Príncipe off the coast of West Africa maintains a very small military, consisting of four branches: the Army, the Coast Guard, the Presidential Guard, and the National Guard. In the 2005 fiscal year, military expenditures were $581 729, about 0.8 percent of São Tomé and Príncipe's gross domestic product.

A 2004 estimate put military manpower availability (males age 15-49) at 38,347, with a "fit for military service" estimate of 20,188.

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