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Media > Active military personnel: Countries Compared

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 China 2.29 million 2006
2 United States 1.43 million 2012
3 India 1.32 million 2014
4 Ukraine 1.16 million 2014
5 North Korea 1.11 million 2014
6 Russia 766,000 2013
7 South Korea 687,000 2014
8 Turkey 664,049 2014
9 Pakistan 617,000 1973
10 Iran 523,000 2013
11 Egypt 468,500 2014
12 Vietnam 455,000 2014
13 Colombia 444,518 2014
14 Indonesia 438,410 2014
15 Burma 406,000 2014
16 Syria 325,000 2014
17 Thailand 305,860 2013
18 Bangladesh 280,000 2014
19 Iraq 271,400 2013
20 Mexico 267,506 2014
21 Saudi Arabia 233,500 2014
22 Japan 230,300 2014
23 Sri Lanka 223,100 2014
24 France 222,215 2013
25 Philippines 220,000 2014
26 United Kingdom 205,850 2014
27 Eritrea 201,750 2014
28 Afghanistan 200,000 2012
29 Morocco 195,800 2014
30 Germany 182,927 2012
31 Italy 180,270 2013
32 Greece 177,600 2012
33 Israel 176,500 2012
34 Democratic Republic of the Congo 151,251 2014
35 Algeria 147,000 2014
36 Ethiopia 138,000 2014
37 Cambodia 124,300 2014
38 Spain 123,300 2014
39 Poland 120,000 2011
40 Venezuela 115,000 2014
41 Peru 114,000 2014
42 Sudan 109,300 2014
43 Malaysia 109,000 2014
44 Angola 107,000 2014
45 Jordan 100,500 2014
46 Nepal 95,753 2014
47 Nigeria 80,000 2014
48 Libya 76,000 2014
49 Romania 73,350 2014
50 Argentina 73,100 2014
51 Belarus 72,940 2014
52 Singapore 72,500 2014
53 Canada 68,250 2014
54 Uzbekistan 67,000 2014
55 Azerbaijan 66,940 2014
56 Yemen 66,700 2014
57 South Africa 62,082 2014
58 Somalia 62,000 2012
59 Netherlands 61,302 2011
60 Chile 60,560 2014
61 Lebanon 59,100 2014
62 Ecuador 57,983 2014
63 United Arab Emirates 51,000 2014
64 Dominican Republic 49,910 2014
=65 Cuba 49,000 2014
=65 Kazakhstan 49,000 2014
67 Armenia 46,684 2014
68 Bolivia 46,100 2014
69 Uganda 45,000 2014
70 Portugal 43,330 2014
71 Oman 42,600 2014
72 Belgium 38,452 2014
73 Georgia 37,461 2013
74 Serbia 36,000 2011
75 Tunisia 35,800 2014
76 Bulgaria 35,000 2014
77 Rwanda 33,000 2014
78 Hungary 29,450 2014
79 Austria 29,300 2014
80 Laos 29,100 2014
81 Zimbabwe 29,000 2014
82 Tanzania 27,000 2014
83 Denmark 26,585 2014
84 Chad 25,350 2014
85 Uruguay 24,621 2014
86 Kenya 24,120 2014
87 Norway 24,025 2014
88 Finland 22,600 2014
89 Switzerland 22,059 2014
90 Turkmenistan 22,000 2014
91 Burundi 20,000 2014
92 Croatia 18,600 2014
93 Czech Republic 17,932 2014
94 Slovakia 16,531 2014
95 Bosnia and Herzegovina 16,000 2014
96 Mauritania 15,870 2014
=97 El Salvador 15,500 2014
=97 Ghana 15,500 2014
=97 Kuwait 15,500 2014
100 Sweden 15,400 2014
101 Guatemala 15,212 2014
102 Zambia 15,100 2014
103 Albania 14,295 2014
104 Cameroon 14,100 2014
105 Senegal 13,620 2014
106 Madagascar 13,500 2014
107 Guinea 12,300 2014
=108 Djibouti 12,000 2014
=108 Nicaragua 12,000 2014
=108 Honduras 12,000 2014
111 Qatar 11,800 2014
=112 Burkina Faso 11,200 2014
=112 Mozambique 11,200 2014
114 Kyrgyzstan 10,900 2014
115 Paraguay 10,650 2014
116 Sierra Leone 10,500 2014
117 Ireland 10,460 2014
118 Cyprus 10,050 2014
=119 Republic of the Congo 10,000 2014
=119 Mongolia 10,000 2014
121 New Zealand 9,702 2014
122 Namibia 9,200 2014
123 Botswana 9,000 2014
124 Lithuania 8,850 2014
125 Tajikistan 8,800 2014
126 Togo 8,550 2014
127 Bahrain 8,200 2014
=128 Republic of Macedonia 8,000 2014
=128 Bhutan 8,000 2014
130 Mali 7,350 2014
131 Slovenia 7,200 2014
132 Brunei 7,000 2014
133 Moldova 5,998 2014
134 Latvia 5,745 2014
=135 Malawi 5,300 2014
=135 Niger 5,300 2014
=137 Estonia 4,750 2014
=137 Benin 4,750 2014
139 Gabon 4,700 2014
140 Guinea-Bissau 4,450 2014
141 Trinidad and Tobago 4,063 2014
142 Fiji 3,500 2014
143 Montenegro 3,127 2014
144 Papua New Guinea 3,100 2014
145 Swaziland 3,000 1968
146 Jamaica 2,830 2014
=147 Kosovo 2,500 2009
=147 South Ossetia 2,500 1941
149 Liberia 2,400 2014
150 Central African Republic 2,150 2014
151 Lesotho 2,000 2014
152 Malta 1,954 2014
153 Suriname 1,840 2014
154 East Timor 1,332 2014
155 Equatorial Guinea 1,320 2014
156 Cape Verde 1,200 2014
157 Guyana 1,100 2014
158 Belize 1,050 2014
159 Luxembourg 900 2014
160 The Bahamas 860 2014
161 Gambia 800 2014
162 Barbados 610 2014
163 Tonga 220 2013
164 Seychelles 200 2014
165 Antigua and Barbuda 170 2014
166 Saint Kitts and Nevis 70 2012
=167 Palestine 0.0 2014
=167 Monaco 0.0 2013
=167 Vanuatu 0.0 2012
=167 Mauritius 0.0 2014
=167 Panama 0.0 2014
=167 Costa Rica 0.0 2014
=167 Haiti 0.0 2014
=167 Iceland 0.0 2014

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