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Active Military Manpower by Country

Active available personnel form the spearhead of any military endeavor.





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 2016.


1
2,335,000
2
1,400,000
3
1,325,000
4
766,055
5
700,000
6
625,000
7
620,000
8
545,000
9
520,000
10
476,000
11
470,000
12
445,000
13
415,000
14
410,500
15
406,000
16
400,000
17
330,000
18
320,000
19
310,000
20
300,000
21
272,000
22
270,000
23
250,000
24
235,000
25
220,000
26
210,000
27
205,000
28
200,000
29
200,000
30
185,500
31
180,000
32
180,000
33
180,000
34
162,000
35
160,000
36
160,000
37
155,000
38
150,000
39
140,000
40
132,000
41
130,000
42
125,000
43
125,000
44
120,660
45
120,000
46
115,000
47
110,700
48
110,000
49
110,000
50
110,000
51
95,000
52
95,000
53
90,000
54
90,000
55
89,000
56
75,000
57
75,000
58
72,000
59
72,000
60
70,000
61
70,000
62
67,000
63
65,000
64
65,000
65
65,000
66
60,550
67
60,000
68
55,500
69
52,000
70
50,000
71
50,000
72
45,000
73
40,500
74
40,000
75
40,000
76
40,000
77
36,500
78
35,000
79
35,000
80
35,000
81
30,500
82
30,000
83
30,000
84
30,000
85
30,000
86
26,500
87
25,000
88
25,000
89
24,150
90
22,000
91
21,500
92
21,100
93
20,000
94
16,500
95
15,500
96
15,500
97
15,500
98
15,100
99
15,000
100
15,000
101
15,000
102
15,000
103
14,000
104
14,000
105
13,500
106
13,500
107
13,500
108
13,000
109
12,000
110
12,000
111
12,000
112
12,000
113
11,200
114
10,850
115
10,700
116
10,000
117
9,500
118
9,500
119
9,000
120
8,055
121
7,500
122
7,500
123
6,000
124
5,500
125
5,000
126
4,500
127
3,500

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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