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Transport > Maritime > Armed forces personnel, total: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Armed forces personnel, total. Armed forces personnel are active duty military personnel, including paramilitary forces if the training, organization, equipment, and control suggest they may be used to support or replace regular military forces.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 China 2.94 million 2011
2 India 2.65 million 2011
3 European Union 2.17 million 2011
4 United States 1.52 million 2011
5 North Korea 1.38 million 2011
6 Russia 1.36 million 2011
South Asia average (profile) 1.04 million 2011
7 Pakistan 946,000 2011
8 Egypt 835,500 2011
9 Iraq 802,400 2011
10 Brazil 713,480 2011
11 Indonesia 676,500 2011
12 South Korea 659,500 2011
13 Turkey 612,800 2011
14 Iran 563,000 2011
15 Vietnam 522,000 2011
16 Burma 513,250 2011
Emerging markets average (profile) 505,827.44 2011
17 Thailand 474,550 2011
18 Colombia 440,224 2011
South and Central Asia average (profile) 430,227.27 2011
Non-religious countries average (profile) 415,953 2011
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 415,333.71 2011
19 Italy 367,550 2011
20 Afghanistan 340,350 2011
21 France 332,250 2011
22 Mexico 329,750 2011
23 Algeria 317,200 2011
Religious countries average (profile) 309,347.83 2011
24 Sudan 264,300 2011
25 Japan 260,086 2011
26 Saudi Arabia 249,000 2011
27 Morocco 245,800 2011
OPEC countries average (profile) 241,100 2011
Cold countries average (profile) 238,837.74 2011
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 229,618.24 2011
28 Sri Lanka 223,100 2011
29 Bangladesh 220,950 2011
30 Spain 215,700 2011
31 Ukraine 214,850 2011
32 South Sudan 210,000 2011
failed states average (profile) 207,200 2011
33 Eritrea 201,750 2011
Former British colonies average (profile) 198,655.35 2011
34 Germany 196,000 2011
35 Peru 192,000 2011
36 Cambodia 191,300 2011
37 Israel 184,550 2011
38 Syria 178,000 2011
Muslim countries average (profile) 175,045.58 2011
39 United Kingdom 165,650 2011
40 Philippines 165,500 2011
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 164,175.72 2011
41 Nigeria 162,000 2011
42 Belarus 158,000 2011
43 Nepal 157,750 2011
High income OECD countries average (profile) 154,034.71 2011
44 Romania 151,300 2011
45 Greece 148,350 2011
46 Singapore 147,600 2011
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 143,072.93 2011
47 Ethiopia 138,000 2011
48 Yemen 137,900 2011
49 Democratic Republic of the Congo 134,250 2011
50 Malaysia 133,600 2011
51 Laos 129,100 2011
Eastern Europe average (profile) 126,922.32 2011
52 Poland 118,050 2011
53 Angola 117,000 2011
54 Venezuela 115,000 2011
55 Jordan 110,500 2011
Europe average (profile) 109,521.23 2011
56 Argentina 104,350 2011
57 Chile 103,750 2011
NATO countries average (profile) 103,514.44 2011
Potential Future EU Members average (profile) 98,087.14 2011
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 94,418.85 2011
58 Portugal 90,300 2011
Eurozone average (profile) 85,560 2011
59 Bolivia 83,200 2011
60 Azerbaijan 81,950 2011
61 Lebanon 80,000 2011
Former French colonies average (profile) 77,664 2011
62 South Africa 77,582 2011
European Union average (profile) 77,511.79 2011
63 Libya 76,000 2009
64 Cuba 75,500 2011
65 Kazakhstan 70,500 2011
66 Uzbekistan 68,000 2011
67 Canada 65,700 2011
Landlocked countries average (profile) 59,886.32 1999
68 Ecuador 58,983 2011
69 Australia 57,050 2011
70 Armenia 55,544 2011
71 Burundi 51,050 2011
72 United Arab Emirates 51,000 2011
73 Zimbabwe 50,800 2011
74 Tunisia 47,800 2011
75 Bulgaria 47,300 2011
76 Oman 47,000 2011
77 Uganda 46,800 2011
78 Netherlands 43,300 2011
79 Guatemala 42,300 2011
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 41,594.93 2011
80 Dominican Republic 39,500 2011
81 Hungary 38,500 2011
82 Rwanda 35,000 2011
83 Chad 34,850 2011
84 Belgium 34,050 2011
85 Georgia 32,350 2011
86 El Salvador 32,300 2011
87 Kenya 29,100 2011
88 Tanzania 28,400 2011
89 Serbia 28,150 2011
90 Czech Republic 26,750 2011
=91 Paraguay 25,450 2011
=91 Uruguay 25,450 2011
93 Finland 25,000 2011
94 Norway 24,450 2011
95 Lithuania 23,350 2011
96 Austria 23,250 2011
=97 Cameroon 23,100 2011
=97 Switzerland 23,100 2011
99 Kuwait 22,600 2011
100 Turkmenistan 22,000 2011
=101 Madagascar 21,600 2011
=101 Croatia 21,600 2011
103 Sweden 21,300 2011
104 Mauritania 20,850 2011
105 Kyrgyzstan 20,400 2011
106 Honduras 20,000 2011
107 Bahrain 19,460 2011
108 Senegal 18,600 2011
109 Cote d'Ivoire 18,550 2009
110 Mongolia 17,200 2011
111 Zambia 16,500 2011
112 Denmark 16,450 2011
113 Tajikistan 16,300 2011
114 Slovakia 15,850 2011
115 Ghana 15,500 2011
116 Namibia 15,200 2011
117 Albania 14,750 2011
118 Djibouti 12,950 2011
119 Cyprus 12,750 2011
120 Guinea 12,300 2011
121 Montenegro 12,180 2011
122 Mali 12,150 2011
123 Slovenia 12,100 2011
=124 Republic of the Congo 12,000 2011
=124 Panama 12,000 2011
=124 Nicaragua 12,000 2011
127 Qatar 11,800 2011
128 Burkina Faso 11,450 2011
129 Mozambique 11,200 2011
130 Niger 10,700 2011
131 Bosnia and Herzegovina 10,550 2011
=132 Sierra Leone 10,500 2011
=132 Botswana 10,500 2011
134 Costa Rica 9,800 2011
135 Benin 9,450 2011
136 Togo 9,300 2011
137 Brunei 9,250 2011
138 Ireland 8,900 2011
139 New Zealand 8,550 2011
140 Republic of Macedonia 8,000 2011
141 Moldova 7,750 2011
142 Malawi 6,800 2011
143 Gabon 6,700 2011
144 Guinea-Bissau 6,450 2011
145 Bhutan 6,000 2000
146 Estonia 5,750 2011
147 Latvia 5,350 2011
148 Maldives 5,000 2000
149 Trinidad and Tobago 4,050 2011
150 Fiji 3,500 2011
151 Somalia 3,200 2011
152 Central African Republic 3,150 2011
153 Papua New Guinea 3,100 2011
154 Swaziland 3,000 1999
155 Jamaica 2,830 2011
156 Mauritius 2,500 2011
157 Malta 2,120 2011
158 Liberia 2,050 2011
159 Lesotho 2,000 2011
160 Suriname 1,840 2011
161 Luxembourg 1,510 2011
162 East Timor 1,330 2011
163 Equatorial Guinea 1,320 2011
164 Cape Verde 1,200 2011
165 Guyana 1,100 2011
166 Belize 1,050 2011
167 Sao Tome and Principe 1,000 1999
168 Seychelles 870 2011
169 The Bahamas 850 2011
170 The Gambia 800 2011
171 Barbados 610 2011
=172 Antigua and Barbuda 180 2011
=172 Iceland 180 2011
174 Haiti 50 2011

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