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Military > Armed forces personnel: Group totals

DEFINITION: Total armed forces (2000).

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
Emerging markets 9.55 million 2000
Former British colonies 5.42 million 2000
Non-religious countries 4.82 million 2000
Heavily indebted countries 4.72 million 2000
High income OECD countries 4.65 million 2000
Muslim countries 4.6 million 2000
NATO countries 2.95 million 2000
Catholic countries 2.66 million 2000
Group of 7 countries (G7) 2.64 million 2000
Middle Eastern and North Africa 2.46 million 2000
South and Central Asia 2.38 million 2000
European Union 2.35 million 2000
Former Soviet republics 2.22 million 2000
South Asia 2.06 million 2000
Former French colonies 1.55 million 2000
Eurozone 1.38 million 2000
Sub-Saharan Africa 1.36 million 2000
Latin America and Caribbean 1.26 million 2000
OPEC countries 1.25 million 2000
Former Spanish colonies 1.07 million 2000