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Active Military Manpower by Country

Authored By Staff Writer | Last Updated: 4/2/2014

Active military personnel form the spearhead of any military ground engagement.

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Active military personnel are those "ready-to-fight" elements. This listing is for the purposes of detailing the total active military manpower available to any one country today - these forces naturally becoming the initial elements that would be committed to combat.


Active Military Personnel data through 2013.

1
2,285,000
2
1,430,000
3
1,325,000
4
766,000
5
690,000
6
640,000
7
617,000
8
545,000
9
512,000
10
476,000
11
468,500
12
444,520
13
412,000
14
410,500
15
400,000
16
328,000
17
320,000
18
306,000
19
290,000
20
271,500
21
267,500
22
247,746
23
233,500
24
228,656
25
220,000
26
210,000
27
205,330
28
200,000
29
195,800
30
183,000
31
182,500
32
178,000
33
177,600
34
176,500
35
161,000
36
160,000
37
152,000
38
135,000
39
131,100
40
130,000
41
125,000
42
123,300
43
120,660
44
120,000
45
113,560
46
110,700
47
110,000
48
110,000
49
109,500
50
95,000
51
88,565
52
87,000
53
73,350
54
73,100
55
72,000
56
71,600
57
68,250
58
67,000
59
66,700
60
65,000
61
65,000
62
62,000
63
60,560
64
58,000
65
55,500
66
52,000
67
47,660
68
45,000
69
40,500
70
40,000
71
37,500
72
37,000
73
36,500
74
35,000
75
35,000
76
33,000
77
30,000
78
29,500
79
29,000
80
27,000
81
26,200
82
25,000
83
24,120
84
24,000
85
21,300
86
21,060
87
20,000
88
15,500
89
15,100
90
15,000
91
14,000
92
14,000
93
14,000
94
13,500
95
13,500
96
13,500
97
13,000
98
12,000
99
12,000
100
11,800
101
11,200
102
10,850
103
10,700
104
8,620
105
7,300
106
3,200

Partial Sources: CIA.gov, CIA World Factbook, wikipedia.com, public domain print and media sources and user contributions. Some values may be estimated when official sources are lacking.

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